• "24 días Menos de Hielo Invernal"

    Un estudio de la Universidad de Waterloo, Canadá, indica que la temporada de hielo en invierno es 24 días más corta ahora que en 1950. >> Read the Full Article
  • Building Green

    In a world which faces increasing pressure to reduce carbon emissions, the construction industry must confront demand to adopt modern methods of building which causes less damage to the environment. As a result, there are increasing numbers of alternative materials and methods available, a selection of which are included in this post. While these methods are by no means the only ones available within the industry, the selected materials and methods include: -Metallic paint -Chemical containment -Spray-on insulation -Concrete alternatives -Green roofs Each method boasts the more efficient properties in terms of reducing environmental damage, with the least change to standard methods. >> Read the Full Article
  • L'Oreal moves against forest destruction

    L'Oreal, the world's largest beauty and cosmetics company, has committed to remove forest destruction from its products by 2020. Top brands like Garnier, Diesel, Lancome, Giorgio Armani and Yves St Laurent will no longer be contribute to forest destruction following this promise by the world's biggest beauty products company. >> Read the Full Article
  • Solar Energy is cash and sunshine in your pocket

    Is there money to be made on your roof? With the never-ending availability of sunshine and the evolution of solar technology many are recognizing the benefits of solar. The decision making process though is not for the faint of heart. Recognizing the difficulty in breaking through the process a company called Generaytor out of Tel Aviv has developed a free web-based app to show how much money can be saved and made with rooftop solar panels. >> Read the Full Article
  • Relacionan el Alzheimer con factores Ambientales

    Científicos de la Universidad de Rutger relacionan la incidencia de Alzheimer con la presencia de DDT en el medio ambiente >> Read the Full Article
  • Linking Alzheimer's to environmental contributors

    Scientists have known for more than 40 years that the synthetic pesticide DDT is harmful to bird habitats and a threat to the environment. Now researchers at Rutgers University say exposure to DDT, banned in the United States since 1972 but still used as a pesticide in other countries, may also increase the risk and severity of Alzheimer's disease in some people, particularly those over the age of 60. >> Read the Full Article
  • Sin Fosfatos Para Todos

    Procter & Gamble ha anunciado la eliminación de fosfatos de todos sus detergentes de ropa en todo el mundo, en un plazo de dos años. >> Read the Full Article
  • "Phosphate free for all" from P & G

    Consumer product giant Procter & Gamble has announced that it will eliminate phosphates from all of its laundry detergents worldwide within the next two years. The change applies to brands including Tide, Ariel, Ace and Bonux, and will maximize the conservation of precious resources and reduce the threat of water pollution. >> Read the Full Article
  • Control of the lion fish

    A recent Oregon State University study shows that controlling the invasive lionfish in the western Atlantic Ocean is likely to allow for recovery of native fish. The lionfish is estimated to have wiped out 95% of native fish in some Atlantic locations. This Atlantic invasion is believed to have begun in the 1980s and now covers an area larger than the United States. >> Read the Full Article
  • Is plant virus linked to honeybee Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)?

    A viral pathogen that typically infects plants has been found in honeybees and could help explain their decline. Researchers working in the U.S. and Beijing, China report their findings in mBio, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology. The routine screening of bees for frequent and rare viruses "resulted in the serendipitous detection of Tobacco Ringspot Virus, or TRSV, and prompted an investigation into whether this plant-infecting virus could also cause systemic infection in the bees," says Yan Ping Chen from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) laboratory in Beltsville, Maryland, an author on the study. >> Read the Full Article