OUAKAM BEACH, Senegal (Reuters) - Saliou N'Diaye comes from a long line of once-wealthy Lebou fishermen who call the Cap Vert peninsula on Africa's western tip home. But he hopes his children don't follow him to the sea.
CompuMed partners with a nonprofit group to put heart monitoring devices in school health centers.
Fire officials say two contractors and one employee of the Interplastic Corp. were doing maintenance work on a 16,000 gallon tank when the flash explosion occurred.
A federal judge dismissed claims by a group of expatriate Iraqi Kurds that the chemical company Alcolac Inc. illegally sold chemical-weapons materials to the Saddam Hussein regime.
LONDON (Reuters) - Prices for European carbon emissions allowances reversed earlier losses on Friday, but range-bound trade is expected to continue in the afternoon, traders said.
New “DEKALB Yield Chasers” Program Rewards DEKALB Corn and Sorghum Yield Contest Winners
The newest images of the Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains (GSM) have been presented at the International Polar Year conference in Oslo. Scientists from the British Antarctic Survey are part of the team that mapped the ice-covered mountains in unprecedented detail.
( Clemson University ) With a new twist on an old idea, two Clemson University environmental engineers are developing ways to store "waste" energy underground to cut heating and cooling costs and reduce carbon emissions.
( EUREKA ) Making ground-source heat a cost-effective alternative to fossil fuels has long been a dream for countries that depend on energy imports and need to cut their CO2 emissions. A team of businesses and researchers in Slovenia and Serbia set out to develop the heat pump...
( Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft ) To further enhance the promotion of young researchers in Germany, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft as established 12 new research training groups. This decision was made by the DFG's relevant Grants Committee in Bonn. The new research training...
A new study has found that wood-burning power plants using trees and other "biomass" from New England forests releases more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere than coal over time.
Tesoro had earlier said the refinery would be closed through June, but the company still has to finish cleaning the burned area, make repairs and install new equipment, which will take months.
Prior to the cutting of the riser pipe, the spill was flowing at a daily rate that could possibly have been as high as 2.1 million gallons, twice the highest number the federal government had been saying.
In a boost for the president on global warming, the Senate rejected a challenge to Obama administration rules aimed at cutting greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and other big polluters.