SAIL MED Launched for Mediterranean Sail Transport of Cargo

   SAIL MED Launched for Mediterranean Sail Transport of Cargo http://www.sailtransportnetwork.org/node/951 In the fall of 2013, a dedicated group from Greece, the Netherlands and the U.S.A. formed a consortium – SAIL MED – to promote clean, renewable-energy transport (by sail) in the Mediterranean Sea region. With the EU-funded North Sea …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Reforestation study shows trade-offs between water, carbon and timber

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News  Reforestation study shows trade-offs between water, carbon and timber Earth’s mantle affects long-term sea-level rise estimates Scientists offer first definitive proof of bacteria-feeding behavior in green algae Biophysicists measure mechanism that determines fate of living cells Tomatoes: The world’s favorite fruit, only better-tasting and longer-lasting New …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: More hurricanes for Hawaii?

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News More hurricanes for Hawaii? As climate changes, boreal forests to shift north and relinquish more carbon than expected New cost-effective genome assembly process Brighter clouds, cooler climate? Organic vapors affect clouds, leading to previously unidentified climate cooling Global highways of invasive marine species calculated   More …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News :Genetic analysis saves major apple-producing region of Washington state

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Genetic analysis saves major apple-producing region of Washington state Acoustic monitoring of Atlantic cod reveals clues to spawning behavior Computer simulations yield clues to how cells interact with surroundings When a gene is worth two: Same gene fulfills different biological roles in plants Invasive species: Understanding …

Sail Transport Movement Enters U.S. Mainstream: Eco-Ships And Buying Truly Green Coffee Today

Sail Transport Movement Enters U.S. Mainstream: Eco-Ships And Buying Truly Green Coffee Today by Jan Lundberg http://www.sailtransportnetwork.com/node/914 The last month has seen exciting U.S. sail-transport developments. Three encouraging events indicate that the nation may no longer be falling behind Europe in nurturing a critical form of renewable energy. In northern …

The Blue Economy – Report to the Club of Rome 100 innovations – presented weekly over 2 years

The Blue Economy – Report to the Club of Rome 100 innovations – presented weekly over 2 years Dear Reader, next February, our weekly presentation of business cases will be running for two years – next summer, we will reach case 100. To celebrate and mark an increased focus on …