February 21, 2024

Air conditioning has a huge environmental impact — and it’s getting bigger

By Lucas Davis, The Conversation From Business Insider With a heat wave pushing the heat index well above 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 Celsius) through much of the U.S., most of us are happy to stay indoors and crank the air conditioning. And if you think it’s hot here, try 124°F in India. Globally, 2016 is poised […]

Healthy coral reefs need predatory fish

From infozine Scientists had already demonstrated that overfishing removes angelfish and parrotfish that feed on sponges growing on coral reefs–sponges that sometimes smother the reefs. That research was conducted off Key Largo, FL. Washington DC – infoZine – Now, new research by the same team of ecologists suggests that removing these predators by overfishing alters […]