Turning invasive water hyacinth into a potential source of renewable energy

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Water hyacinths, considered to be one of the world’s most destructive weed can be harnessed for environmental benefit and renewable energy production, according to a latest study by the Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia (EEPSEA).   Increasing temperatures due to climate change have created favorable growing conditions for Read More …

Research, urgent global action needed to help troubled oceans, says IAEA

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VIENNA—Our oceans are in deep trouble. Coordinated research and urgent global action is needed to limit damages to the marine ecosystems due to increasing ocean acidification, a top official of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said. “ The marine ecosystems that keep the oceans healthy are subject to increasing Read More …