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  • Cities and monuments switch off for Earth Hour

    March 25, 2017 9:56 PM 6

    SYDNEY — Sydney's Opera House and Harbour Bridge plunged into darkness on Saturday to mark Earth Hour, as global landmarks began dimming their lights to draw attention to climate change. Millions of people from some 170 countries and territories are expected to take part in the annual bid to highlight global warming caused by the burning of coal, oil and gas to drive

  • 4 Tips on How To Save The Planet, Earth Hour and GIVEAWAY ALERT!

    March 17, 2017 6:57 AM 5

    Around the globe, millions of people, businesses, and landmarks have set aside an hour to host events, switch-off their lights, and raise awareness for climate change action next Saturday, 25th of March, 2017 at 8:30pm. Sharon and Susan will be switching-off for Earth Hour, but the ladies are taking it further by pledging to do more for the planet by making

  • President Trump Wants To Skewer Food Programs. Here’s What That Means For Everyday Americans

    March 17, 2017 2:31 AM 9

    Billions in proposed cuts to the Department of Agriculture would slash or eliminate several key food and nutrition services, and potentially jeopardize food safety. America’s key food and nutrition programs that serve millions of people could be on the chopping block if President Donald Trump gets his way. Under Trump’s proposed 2018 budget, the US Department

  • NASA says biofuels could massively reduce jet engine particle emissions

    March 16, 2017 11:39 AM 10

    A study from NASA has found that jet engines running on biofuels can reduce particle emissions by between 50 and 70 per cent. Working alongside agencies from Germany and Canada, NASA carried out a series of flight tests in 2013 and 2014 using a four-engine DC-8 aircraft. Flying as high as 40,000 feet, the DC-8 burned a 50-50 blend of aviation fuel and an alternative

  • Star travelling at breakneck speed found astonishingly close to BLACK HOLE

    March 15, 2017 4:53 PM 12

    ASTRONOMERS have been left baffled after they spotted a star travelling at mind-boggling speeds and closer to a black hole than they thought was possible. Using data from an selection of deep space telescopes, astronomers have found a star whizzing around a black hole, just 2.5 times the distance that is found between the Earth and the moon at almost

  • Tasmanian Sea Glows In The Dark In Worrying Climate Change Warning

    March 15, 2017 11:49 AM 8

    Good for Instagram, bad for the planet A recent flurry of Instagram posts has confirmed that bright blue, glow-in-the-dark oceans have appeared on the northwest Tasmanian coastline for the first time. The water along the shoreline near Preservation Bay and Rocky Cape, has in recent days become bioluminescent. Caused by tiny plankton called ‘Noctiluca

  • Congress Is Spending How Much on Mars Travel?

    March 10, 2017 5:52 PM 9

    The bill, which passed with bipartisan support, is the first bill regarding NASA to pass both houses since the NASA Authorization Act of 2010. While the sizeable budget is nothing new—NASA's budget was 18.5 billion in 2016—the Mars mandate is. The bill asks that NASA creates a roadmap by the end of this year and land a man on Mars by 2033— something

  • Nasa finds 'missing' Chandrayaan-1 after 8 years

    March 10, 2017 1:26 PM 9

    MUMBAI: Eight years after it was considered "lost", India's first lunar spacecraft, Chandrayaan-1, has been "re-discovered" by Nasa's ground-based radars, the American space agency announced on Friday. Chandrayaan-1, launched on October 22, 2008, was credited with the first discovery of water on the moon on November 14. After that, it lost communication

  • China to Launch Lunar Space Probe Before Year's End

    March 9, 2017 8:56 AM 8

    China announced plans on Tuesday to launch a space probe to bring back samples from the moon before the end of the year, in what state media cast as competition to US President Donald Trump's ambitions to revitalise US space exploration. The Chang'e-5 lunar probe is undergoing a final round of tests and is expected to be on standby for launch from August

  • Study Claims VW Emissions Cheating Will Cause Premature Deaths

    March 7, 2017 6:32 PM 7

    ( - Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found that the Volkswagen's excess emissions will lead to 1,200 premature deaths in Europe. In September 2015, the German auto giant Volkswagen admitted to having installed a software in around 11 million diesel cars sold worldwide between 2008 and 2015. The software was designed