- Published on Friday, 11 October 2013 04:18
- Written by By KATE GALBRAITH -NYT
SAN FRANCISCO — The biggest problem with solar panels and wind turbines is that they do not produce energy all the time. So what is the solution? Batteries. And other technologies that store energy to be released when it is needed.
- Published on Friday, 23 August 2013 07:08
- Written by BGIS media
Barbados will host the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Inter-Regional Meeting for the Third International Conference on Sustainable Development of SIDS Global from Monday, August 26, to Wednesday, August 28.
- Published on Thursday, 18 July 2013 06:12
- Written by The Daily Herald
NORTH CAROLINA, United States--United States scientists say the Caribbean's native predators are unable to stop the increasing growth of the aggressive lionfish. Researchers at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill say while "ocean predator" conjures up images of sharks and barracudas, the voracious red lionfish is "out-eating them all in the Caribbean".
- Published on Friday, 24 May 2013 04:24
- Written by Caricom News Network
NECKER ISLAND, British Virgin Islands, May 23, 2013 - In a joint effort to safeguard and bolster the Caribbean region's tourism-dependent economy, fifteen Caribbean governments and seventeen corporations met on Necker Island, home of Sir Richard Branson, in the British Virgin Islands this weekend and committed approximately $64 million USD to preserve and protect the region's marine and coastal environment, and accelerate efforts to transition to renewable energy.
- Published on Tuesday, 25 June 2013 04:32
- Written by By Dr. Vandana Shiva -Global Research
Monsanto’s talk of ‘technology’ tries to hide its real objectives of control over seed where genetic engineering is a means to control seed, “Monsanto is an agricultural company. We apply innovation and technology to help farmers around the world \produce more while conserving more.” “Producing more, Conserving more, Improving farmers lives.”
- Published on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 07:05
- Written by Prensa Latina
London, 14 May (Prensa Latina) Two new studies, both online, reveal that Earth's inner core may actually be softer than previously thought, and that the speed at which it spins can fluctuate over time.
- Published on Thursday, 13 June 2013 14:10
- Written by by Liat Clark -Wired News
Needle phobics rejoice: in the future vaccines may be delivered via nanopatches, tiny material patches already being trialled in Papa New Guinea.
- Published on Monday, 13 May 2013 02:31
- Written by BBC
Researchers have found a strain of bacteria that can infect mosquitoes and make them resistant to the malaria parasite. The study, in the journal Science, showed the parasite struggled to survive in infected mosquitoes.