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A study finds that chloroform emissions, on the rise in East Asia, could delay ozone recovery by up to eight years. (Image: via   pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

East Asia New Threat to Ozone Recovery

Earlier this year, the United Nations announced some much-needed positive news about the environment: The ozone layer, which shields the Earth from the Sun’s harmful ultraviolet radiation, and which was severely depleted by decades of human-derived, ozone-destroying chemicals, is on…

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5 Uses of Salt Combined With Tea Leaves

Traditionally Chinese people have always had an affinity for drinking tea, especially after a meal or when spending time with friends. The benefits of drinking tea alone or shared are…

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East Asia New Threat to Ozone Recovery

Earlier this year, the United Nations announced some much-needed positive news about the environment: The ozone layer, which shields the Earth from the Sun’s harmful ultraviolet radiation, and which was…

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Simple Way to Massively Improve Crop Loss Simulations

Droughts or heat waves have consequences that spread beyond farmers anxiously watching their fields; these fluctuations in crop yields can send shockwaves through local and global food supplies and prices.…

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Ways to Improve Windfarm Productivity

You’ve probably seen them, perhaps on long road trips — wind turbines with enormous, hypnotic rolling blades, harnessing the clean power of wind for conversion into electric energy. What you may…

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North American Diets Require More Land Than We Have

If the global population adopted recommended North American dietary guidelines, there wouldn’t be enough land to provide the food required, according to a new study co-authored by University of Guelph…

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Are Microwaves Bad for the Environment? Yes!

Are microwaves bad for the environment? Well, researchers have found the carbon dioxide emitted from microwave usage across the European Union (EU) alone reaches almost the same as 7 million…

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Helpful Home Uses for Lemons

Both honey and lemons are acclaimed for their multitude of health benefits. Both have antibacterial and antioxidant properties that boost the immune system. A combination of honey and lemon works…

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China’s Rising Solar Dominance

With the rapid expansion of the solar energy industry, there is a real chance that climate change will be curbed in the future. According to recent research, conducted by the…