Shifting sands in Andhra Pradesh: On Jaganmohan Reddy government’s attempt to regulate sand mining
Environmental News

Shifting sands in Andhra Pradesh: On Jaganmohan Reddy government’s attempt to regulate sand mining

It’s 3.30 p.m. on a Sunday in November and there is hectic activity on the dry river bed of Nagavali. Labourers working for the Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Corporation, or APMDC, toil under the afternoon sun in Killipalem, Srikakulam district, to load long lines of tractors stationed there with sand. They arrive at 10 a.m.…

Call for Australia to show Unesco it’s ‘walking the walk’ on Great Barrier Reef
Conservation

Call for Australia to show Unesco it’s ‘walking the walk’ on Great Barrier Reef

Conservationists say an official government report to the UN’s world heritage committee to be released next week must show Australia has fresh plans to attack the Great Barrier Reef’s two key threats – climate change and water quality. At a forum earlier this month environment ministers signed-off on the “state of conservation” report for the…

Expectativa mundial por el acercamiento del cometa Borisov a la Tierra, un objeto de otro sistema solar
Green Energy

Expectativa mundial por el acercamiento del cometa Borisov a la Tierra, un objeto de otro sistema solar

Impresionante imagen del cometa 21/Borisov y la Tierra en el fondo (Universidad de Yale) La astronomía volvió a revolucionarse en estos días con una nueva imagen de un visitante interestalar que asombra a los científicos y está cada vez más cerca de la Tierra. Los astrónomos de la Universidad de Yale, en Connecticut tomaron imágenes…

Man-made bacteria EATS carbon dioxide and turns it into eco-friendly biofuels
Nature & Science

Man-made bacteria EATS carbon dioxide and turns it into eco-friendly biofuels

Man-made bacteria that EATS carbon dioxide and turns it into eco-friendly biofuels could help tackle climate change, scientists claimEscherichia coli bacteria have been engineered by scientists to consume CO2Scientists removed some genes added one for an enzyme that converts CO2The bacteria feed off carbon dioxide instead of sugar to produce biofuelsBy Milly Vincent For Mailonline Published:…

Black Friday sales, climate protests kick off around the world
Environmental News

Black Friday sales, climate protests kick off around the world

Shoppers took to the streets and scrolled online during the annual Black Friday sales phenomenon as protests were expected around the world over environmental concerns and consumer culture.The National Retail Federation expects 165 million people shopping in stores and online this weekend as consumers fill their carts with deeply discounted electronics, clothes, home goods and…

Quatre questions sur les “conditions indécentes” de conservation des corps légués à la science à l’université Paris-Descartes
Conservation

Quatre questions sur les “conditions indécentes” de conservation des corps légués à la science à l’université Paris-Descartes

Une enquête de “L’Express” révèle que des dépouilles léguées à la science étaient stockées dans des conditions indignes au Centre du don du corps de l’université Paris-Descartes.”On a le sentiment d’être au XIXe siècle ou à la Renaissance, avec les corps putréfiés sur lesquels travaillaient les médecins.” Les documents et les témoignages recueillis par L’Express (article abonnés) font…