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Lately, robots have been taking over all kinds of jobs that humans used to do on the farm - from thinning lettuce to harvesting spinach .
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Parker Liautaud, 19, third from left, is attempting to set a speed record for transiting Antarctica from the coast to the South Pole.
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A satellite that was part of a joint effort between the China and Brazil failed to enter orbit earlier this week.
This April 18, 2013 file photo shows a golden eagle flying over a wind turbine on Duke energy's top of the world wind farm in Converse County Wyo.
The former vice president has taken a special interest to this topic since he first became a congressman.
As a master's student in conservation biology and environmental policy, I get this question often from my left-leaning, but financially focused, friends.
Formed at the lowest part of a river where its water flow slows and spreads into the sea, deltas are sediment-rich, biodiverse areas, a valuable source of seafood, fertile ground for agriculture, and host to ports important for transportation.
Everyone knows something about the environmental troubles we have put ourselves in and we've all heard several "helpful" tips, like walking to work or turning the light off when you leave the room to save gas or energy.
ENERGY Secretary Ed Davey has said investment in a massive new biomass plant and plans for clean coal carbon capture technology at western Europe's largest power station are a win for the environment.
Mill Creek power plant emissions in 2007. LG&E is spending nearly $1 billion on environmental upgrades to reduce emissions.
Eight Northeastern and mid-Atlantic governors on Monday petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to require "upwind" states in the Midwest and South to curb ozone-forming pollution from their power plants, which they say travels downwind and poses health risks to their citizens.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency recently recognized GREENCROWN Energy LLC a full-service energy consulting company specializing in energy supply cost reduction and turnkey cogeneration systems development for its ongoing efforts to improve the U.S. energy supply system by supporting combined heat and power .
Europeans with long-term exposure to particulate pollution from road traffic or industry run a higher risk of premature death, even if air quality meets EU standards, a study said on Monday.
Research suggests air quality limits in Europe may not be sufficient to protect people from harmful sooty particles in traffic and factory fumes Air quality limits in Europe may not be sufficient to protect people from harmful sooty particles in traffic and factory fumes, research suggests.
As the federal government continues to lobby for more access to Europe and the United States to sell Canada's oil and other natural resources, an internal analysis reveals that senior bureaucrats see few opportunities for growth in these markets.
Canada is running out of time to offer U.S. President Barack Obama a climate change concession that might clinch the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, as the country's energy industry continues to resist costly curbs on greenhouse gas emissions.