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Hybrid American Chestnut Trees Are Carbon Storage Champions

Hybrid American Chestnut Trees Are Carbon Storage Champions

WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana, June 11, 2009 (ENS) – A new hybrid of the American chestnut tree could not only revive the nearly extinct species, but also help limit the amount of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere, according to new research from Purdue University. Douglass Jacobs, an associate professor of forestry and natural resources, found…

Top Ten Green Refrigerators, Part Four

Top Ten Green Refrigerators, Part Four

Welcome to the best green refrigerators of 2008! Within this post you will discover the next three refrigerators on the top ten list. 5) Kenmore – Model#44333 [www.kenmore.com] – 23.1 cu. ft. Counter Depth Side-By-Side Refrigerator. This refrigerator scores really well on the Energy Star website, consuming only 539 KWH/Year. It has a nice professional…

Military Experts Enlisted to Dispose of Ozone-Damaging Chemicals

Military Experts Enlisted to Dispose of Ozone-Damaging Chemicals

DOHA, Qatar, November 20, 2008 (ENS) – Military experts from Australia, the Netherlands and the United States will help save the ozone layer and fight global warming under a unique partnership between the United Nations, national governments and the armed services. Spearheaded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Defense, the…