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Friday, December 14, 2018

Ecology

Ecology
Rocks are seen above the low-water level of the Sea of Galilee

Israel Sees Desalination as Sea of Galilee’s Saviour

By Dan Williams DEGANIA DAM, Israel (Reuters)  Some 2,000 years ago, Jesus walked across the Sea of Galilee, according to the Bible. Today, that doesn't require...
Lancaster University researchers Professor Mohamed Saafi and Hasan Hasan look into a bucket containing carrot mixture to be added to concrete, in their laboratory in Lancaster

Carrots Could Be Key to Making Greener Buildings, Say Researchers

By Jim Drury LONDON (Reuters)  Crunchy and tasty, yes, but could carrots also strengthen cement and cut carbon dioxide emissions for the building industry? A group of...
People assemble home made air purifiers during a workshop organized by Smart Air Filters at a local coffee shop in Shanghai

Air Filters to Curb Indoor Pollution Tied to Blood Pressure Improvement

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Seniors living in housing with poor indoor air quality may have healthier blood pressure when they use portable air filters than...
Jean-Luc Melenchon, leader of far-left opposition "France Insoumise" (France Unbowed) political party attends a demonstration to urge world leaders to take action against climate change in Marseille

Thousands March in French Cities to Demand Action against Climate Change

PARIS (Reuters)  Tens of thousands of people demonstrated in France's main cities on Saturday to demand action against climate change and to show support for...
A supplied photo shows a tall ship displaying banners as it sails on Sydney Harbour in Australia as part of global climate change protests

Australian Groups Launch Global Wave of Climate Protests Ahead of Summit

By Alison Bevege SYDNEY (Reuters) Tall ships carrying climate change banners sailed into Australia's Sydney Harbour on Saturday launching a wave of protest across 95...
The logo of French food group Danone is pictured during the company's 2017 annual results in Paris

Danone Fund Invests in German Home Mineral Water Machine

By Dominique Vidalon PARIS (Reuters)  Danone, the maker of Evian and Volvic, is investing in a German company developing a purifier that will enable households to...
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