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How is oxygen ‘sucked out’ of our waterways?

The phenomenon is very well known to water quality engineers; we call it “biochemical oxygen demand”. To understand it, we need to talk about a little bit of biology and a little bit of chemistry.

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Drones Can Speed Up Traffic Accident Analysis To Make Driving Safer

Drone imaging for crash investigationResearchers at Purdue University say that using drones to conduct traffic accident investigations could reduce the time to complete the process dramatically and reduce deaths and injuries from secondary accidents caused by traffic slowdowns and blockages.

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Mineral oil leaks into creek at Boyden

BOYDEN, Iowa — Oil leaking from a tanker truck at a Boyden co-op has caused a blue-colored oily sheen in a creek running past the town. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources traced the source …

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Palm oil prices seen at over 2,500 rgt per T in 2019 -MPOB

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 (Reuters) – Crude palm oil prices are expected to rebound to over 2,500 ringgit ($ 609) per tonne in 2019, the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) said on Thursday. MPOB chairman …

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‘Sleepwalking into catastrophe’: Extreme weather is biggest global risk in 2019 – MarketWatch

  1. ‘Sleepwalking into catastrophe’: Extreme weather is biggest global risk in 2019  MarketWatch
  2. Extreme weather events considered the number one global risk this year  Daily Mail
  3. Climate is the biggest risk to business (and the world)  CNN
  4. Global tensions holding back climate change fight, says WEF  The Guardian
  5. Global tension is hampering our ability to fight climate change, Davos survey warns  CNBC
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US Wind To Exceed Hydropower In 2019 For First Time

The latest energy and electricity forecasts from the US government has predicted that wind energy will outperform hydropower for the first time, providing a greater share of the country’s electricity mix in

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Thailand’s yellow card for actions against illegal fishing lifted – SeafoodSource

Thailand’s yellow card for actions against illegal fishing lifted  SeafoodSource

The European Commission has removed Thailand from a list of countries on warning about their lack of progress in tackling IUU fishing.

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Tesla Carshare Coming To Masdar City — CleanTechnica Exclusive

I toured Masdar City for the first time this week. It is difficult to not be overwhelmed with the vision and execution taking place there. If you are new to cleantech news, make sure you go to the Masdar City website and check out its amazing architecture, admire its focus on residents instead of cars, and share with others its ambitious energy efficiency targets (which, by the way, Masdar* often exceeds)

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Blue sheen on Floyd River traced to mineral oil leak from truck in Boyden

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has found mineral oil leaking from a tanker truck spilled into the Floyd River in northwest Iowa. Tom Roos, with the DNR, says a blue-colored sheen was discove…

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