Study Reveals That Seagrass Stores More Carbon Than Trees

May 24, 2012 by  
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Seagrass Photo from Shutterstock The destruction of rainforests has long been a huge cause of concern for environmentalists due to trees’ ability to capture carbon — however a new collaborative study published in the journal of Nature Geoscience has found that seagrass can actually store more carbon per square mile than forests can . The plants, which populate coastal wetlands, could play a major role in combating climate change. Read the rest of Study Reveals That Seagrass Stores More Carbon Than Trees Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ocean carbon , seagrass carbon storage , seagrass climate change , seagrass environment , seagrass florida international university , seagrass study , seagrass university of virginia , wetlands restoration

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Emil Lukas Makes Ghostly Shadow Paintings Using Thread

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Students Create Award-Winning Robot That Cleans Solar Panels

May 24, 2012 by  
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Solar panels must be regularly cleaned and maintained in order to keep them operating efficiently and maximize the amount of sunlight they convert into electricity. With this in mind, a group of students from CalTech and UCLA have developed an impressive robot that cleans solar panels . The design won a third of $200,000 in prize money in the DOE’s National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition . Read the rest of Students Create Award-Winning Robot That Cleans Solar Panels Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: award winning robot , Caltech Greenbotics , design robot solar panels , greenbotics , greenbotics design , greenbotics robot , prize money robot , solar panel cleaning , solar panels , Solar Power

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