London’s Bike Superhighways Bring 70% Increase in Cycling

January 14, 2011 by  
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Image: Rudi In other words, London’s bike superhighways are incredibly successful , as the front-page GOOD story remarks. According to the findings in study by Transport for London , there were 70% more cyclists out on the streets of London… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Planned West Coast Port Expansions Would Enable Asia To Import More US Coal

December 16, 2010 by  
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Coal train.

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Fish Thought to Be Extinct for 70 Years Rediscovered

December 16, 2010 by  
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Photo credit: skyseeker / Creative Commons In 1940, a hydroelectric dam was constructed in northern Akita Prefecture, Japan.

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Tobacco Virus Could Increase Lithium Ion Battery Capacity

December 10, 2010 by  
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A team of scientists at the University of Maryland recently announced that a virulent disease that destroys tobacco could enhance the energy capacity of lithium-ion batteries by ten times . The virus, known as tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) , not only destroys tobacco, but fruits such as tomatoes and peppers — however the scientists believe that a genetically engineered TMV could be used to bind perpendicularly to the metallic surface of a battery electrode in various but ordered patterns.

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size matters.

July 14, 2010 by  
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If you’re saving up for a big-screen HDTV, don’t forget to factor in the increase to your electric bill. According to a study by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NDRC), size does matter when talking about tv and the energy it uses.

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Stop Blaming the Victim for the Increase in Pedestrian Deaths

January 27, 2010 by  
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Mom died, baby survived. In Toronto, they are calling it the “War on Pedestrians”; 14 have been killed since the start of the year, compared to 32 in all of 2009. In New York City, the mayor is proud that overall traffic fatalities are the lowest in a century, but the number of pedestrians killed was up, to 155

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13 Countries Meet to Save Endangered Tigers

January 27, 2010 by  
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Image credit: catlovers /Flickr The global tiger population has dipped below 3,200 individuals, making it one of the most critically endangered animals on the planet . Facing threats from habitat destruction, climate change , and poaching—encouraged by the animal’s value in illegal wildlife trade—the outlook for the tiger is not good

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