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Black brant geese show lifetime relationship good for goose and gander

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News

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Black brant geese show lifetime relationship good for goose and gander

Posted: 20 Jun 2012 07:10 AM PDT

Not all birds mate for life, but for those species that do, wildlife biologists have found a clear benefit to the birds from such long-term relationships: Greater longevity and breeding success, according to a new study.

Sustainable denim manufacturing process creates ‘green’ jeans

Posted: 19 Jun 2012 09:37 AM PDT

An emerging green chemistry process can produce a pair of denim jeans using up to 92 percent less water and up to 30 percent less energy than conventional denim manufacturing methods, scientists have reported. In addition, the process generates up to 87 percent less cotton waste (which is often burned, adding carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases to the atmosphere) and virtually no wastewater.

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