What seemed a like a crazy idea turned out to be just that: a 1980s experiment that saw 25,000 car tires dumped into the crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean to create a sanctuary for sealife off the French coast is being cleaned up after it was found to be polluting
Queenslanders overwhelmingly want the state government to cancel the Adani mining company’s 60-year unlimited water extraction licence amid growing concern about the severity of the drought. As of last week, 58% of Queensland was drought declared.
TIL that Portland has started generating clean energy by replacing some water pipes with pipes that contain turbines. The turbines generate electricity from water that is already flowing under the city. The pipes are expected to generate $2,000,000 worth of renewable energy capacity over 20 years.
After Hurricane Florence, North Carolina's rivers overflowed with water and organic material. The transfer of carbon from land to sea is visible in satellite data showing colored dissolved organic matter—or 'CDOM' [OC]