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  With the heavy burdens of climate change, environmental degradation and rising populations competing for resources, many countries are looking to sustainable development initiatives. Sustainability serves to meet the needs of both developing and developed populations while limiting their har...
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Sustainable development is . . . Considering that the concept of sustainable development is now enshrined on the masthead of Environment magazine, featured on 8,720,000 Web pages, and enmeshed in the aspirations of countless programs, places, and institutions, it should be easy to complete the sent...
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Researchers at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have created a lithium ion battery that outperforms the current industry standard by three times. The key material: sand. Yes, sand.   "This is the holy grail – a low cost, non-toxic, environmentally friend...
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Data from NASA satellites can greatly improve predictions of how likely a river basin is to overflow months before it does, according to new findings by UC Irvine. The use of such data, which capture a much fuller picture of how water is accumulating, could result in earlier flood warnings, potentia...
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Posted by on in Lakes/Rivers/Wetlands
  Wildlife researchers are worried an internationally significant wetland near Hobart is being threatened by development. World Wetlands Day today marks the anniversary of the Ramsar Convention recognising sites of international importance for waterfowl. In Tasmania there are 10 Ramsar sit...
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