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Research Hurricanes are slowing down, which could be a big problem
Author: 0 Hurricanes are slowing down, which could be a big problem

While this sounds like good news, it isn't: It's not that hurricanes' wind speeds are diminishing, but instead how fast the entire storm moves, a new study reports. "I went in with that hypothesis and looked at the data, and out popped the signal that was much bigger than anything I was expecting", Kossin said.

Research NASA prepares big announcement on new find by Mars Curiosity Rover
Author: 0 NASA prepares big announcement on new find by Mars Curiosity Rover

This latest discovery adds evidence that Mars may have been capable of supporting life in its ancient past, though there's still no evidence that life had actually existed on the Red Planet. The Mars of today is a barren and inhospitable place for living things, but scientists think it may have been very different in the past. The methane could even be trapped in water-based crystals beneath the surface.

Research PM Modi to address World Environment Day event tomorrow
Author: 0 PM Modi to address World Environment Day event tomorrow

Currently, all plastic bags used in Rwanda are biodegradable. But there needs to be broader work with businesses to extend the responsibility of producers for their waste, and to create incentives for a more sustainable approach to plastic production and consumption.

Research PM Modi to address World Environment Day event tomorrow
Author: 0 PM Modi to address World Environment Day event tomorrow

Currently, all plastic bags used in Rwanda are biodegradable. But there needs to be broader work with businesses to extend the responsibility of producers for their waste, and to create incentives for a more sustainable approach to plastic production and consumption.

Research Alternatives to single-use plastics
Author: 0 Alternatives to single-use plastics

This covers plastic cotton buds, cutlery, plates, straws , drink stirrers and balloon sticks. Released on May 28, the draft rules would ban the 10 single-use plastic products said by the European Union to make up 70 per cent of all marine litter, according to a news release .