Researchers Modify Air Quality Models to Reflect Polluted Reality in Latin America

Computational models of air quality have long been used to shed light on pollution control efforts in the United States and Europe, but the tools have not found widespread adoption in Latin America. New work from North Carolina State University and Universidad de La Salle demonstrates how these models can be adapted to offer practical insights into air quality challenges in the Americas outside the U.S.

From Phys.org

https://phys.org/news/2021-03-air-quality-polluted-reality-latin.html

2021-03-09T15:24:51-08:00March 9th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Researchers Modify Air Quality Models to Reflect Polluted Reality in Latin America

New Piece of the Puzzle Increases Understanding of Speciation

Speciation is important because it increases biodiversity. A new thesis examines the speciation process in multiple marine species where different populations of the same species might evolve into two completely new species.

Source: University of Gothenburg

From Science Daily
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/02/210218140141.htm

2021-03-02T13:06:46-08:00March 2nd, 2021|News|Comments Off on New Piece of the Puzzle Increases Understanding of Speciation

Kenyan Woman Recycles Plastic into Bricks that are Stronger than Concrete!

Nzambi Matee is turning recycled plastic into bricks that are stronger than concrete! According to Reuters, Matee’s bricks can be thrown against a wall and do not crack.

From One Green Planet

2021-02-23T09:00:52-08:00February 23rd, 2021|News|Comments Off on Kenyan Woman Recycles Plastic into Bricks that are Stronger than Concrete!

Turn off That Camera During Virtual Meetings, Environmental Study Says

Simple tips to go green with your internet use during a pandemic

Source: Purdue Univ

A new study says that despite a record drop in global carbon emissions in 2020, a pandemic-driven shift to remote work and more at-home entertainment still presents significant environmental impact due to how internet data is stored and transferred around the world.

From Science Daily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/01/210114134033.htm

2021-02-04T07:43:55-08:00February 4th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Turn off That Camera During Virtual Meetings, Environmental Study Says