Month: February 2020

Dr. Daylan Tzompa Sosa holds a handful of crickets at Ghent University, Belgium February 27, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir GHENT, Belgium (Reuters) – Belgian waffles may be about to become more environmentally friendly. Scientists at Ghent University in Belgium are experimenting with larva fat to replace butter in waffles, cakes and cookies, saying using grease from
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Traditional shopping can be less climate-friendly than online shopping. Credit: Getty Environmental sciences 28 February 2020 Dropping money at bricks-and-mortar shops can have a bigger carbon footprint than some forms of e-commerce. To cut the carbon footprint of your online purchases, have them delivered by local stores. As low-cost, fast-shipping e-commerce sites proliferate, consumers have
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Researchers have discovered 17 new planets, including a potentially habitable Earth-sized world, by combing through data gathered by NASA’s Kepler mission. Over its original four-year mission, the Kepler satellite looked for planets, especially those that lie in the “Habitable Zones” of their stars, where liquid water could exist on a rocky planet’s surface, the study
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