York Scientists to Fit 1,000 Ants with Radio Receivers to Learn How They Travel and Communicate

August 28, 2012 by  
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Researchers from the University of York are fitting 1,000 northern hairy wood ants with tiny radio receivers in order to learn how they communicate and travel between their complex nests. The three-year research project will take place on the National Trust’s Longshaw Estate in Derbyshire, as it contains more than a 1,000 nests and is home to up to 50 million worker ants . The experiment is a world-first; if only for the large-scale use of the radio receivers alone, which are one millimeter in size. Read the rest of York Scientists to Fit 1,000 Ants with Radio Receivers to Learn How They Travel and Communicate Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ant nests , ants , micro receivers , National Trust , northern hairy wood ants , radio receivers , university of york

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Real Estate Portfolio Managers Find Millions of Reasons to Go Green

May 5, 2011 by  
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TIAA-CREF, Jones Lang LaSalle and Prudential are among the large-scale real estate managers that are saving tens of millions of dollars in energy costs every year through improved efficiency and green upgrades.

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Green Seal Adds Deodorant, Sunscreen to Eco-Label Portfolio

May 4, 2011 by  
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A new Green Seal standard looks at the life cycles of nail polish, lotion, hair spray and other personal care goods.

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B Corps and Fixing the Broken System of Shareholder Capitalism

May 4, 2011 by  
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A growing segment of the business world  believes a new kind of corporate legal structure is needed to require companies to operate for the  good of society, not just for their shareholders.

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Nissan Wins $1B Contest to Give NYC Yellow Cabs a Green Makeover

May 4, 2011 by  
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The company’s NV200 minivan will replace 13,000 taxis starting in 2013, with a potential to shift to an all-electric fleet starting in 2017.

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3 Ways to Strengthen the Board’s Role in Sustainability Efforts

May 3, 2011 by  
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In this second installment of a two-part series, Aron Cramer looks at the how sustainability and corporate boards will interact in the future.

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