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Environmental Engineering is the application of engineering principles to improve and maintain the environment for the protection of human health and at-risk ecosystems.

How Some Of The Toughest Ships On Earth Work

How Some Of The Toughest Ships On Earth Work

By: Keyes Bronson, Journalist
Icebreakers are some of the toughest ships made by man. They can generate energy up to 25,000 horsepower.
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ORPC - Lead Electrical Engineer

ORPC – Lead Electrical Engineer

By: Philip Do, Journalist
Ocean Renewable Power Company, or ORPC, is a company that makes marine renewable energy technology and project development solutions. A lead electrical engineer helps to design and commission electrical components for wave energy systems.
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Fossil frog in baltic amber -- or not! by thomasina is marked with CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

How Is Amber Able to Preserve Something

Have you ever wondered how amber can preserve something that is millions of years old? Well the process is actually quite simple.
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Floating Solar Panel Farms

Floating Solar Panel Farms

By: Philip Do, Journalist
The aray of 166,000 panels can produce up to 2.6 gigawatts of clean energy, enough to power a large town. This is just one example of a floating solar panel farm in China and there are many more across the world.
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Viking “Sólarsteinn” Sunstones Used For Navigation – Iceland Spar

By: Linus Koepcke, Journalist
How did Vikings navigate at sea without GPS?
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Deepwater Aquaponics Floating Rafts Growing Lettuce, Basil and Arugula
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Aquaponics-The Future Farm

By: Yusuf Lashin, Jounralist

What are Aquaponics? Well aquaponics is a really interesting sustainable method for food growth and production. It combines traditional aquacultures (cultivation of water animals as clams, fish, crayfish,...

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The Plastic Roads In India

The Plastic Roads In India

By: Noah Yazdani, Journalist
In 2001, a new way of paving roads was discovered. Invented in India, the plastic roads were made for a better environment, and a smoother ride.
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Sustainable Types of Farming

By: Alex Lu, Journalist
For decades, people have been using large farms that grow the same crops, damaging the ecosystem. They use humongous amounts of resources, such as land, water, fertilizer, and air. Not only this, but they pollute the air and water, damaging the ecosystems around them.  However, by using more sustainable, better farming practices, we can reduce the amount of pollution and benefit the ecosystems.
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Two people riding a Lime electric scooter in France.

Why Are Public Electric Scooters Liked And Disliked?

By: Quan Nguyen , Journalist
Ridesharing scooters; good, bad, or in-between?
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Energy In a Dying Universe

Energy In a Dying Universe

Everyone knows that energy that goes in to a black hole is trapped forever. Slipping past the event horizon, falling infinitely into an infinitely empty, infinitely deep and yet still infinitely dense well, concentrated in an infinitely small pebble at the bottom. We all know this energy is trapped forever... or is it?
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How Power Gets To Your Home

By: Miles Kastner, Journalist
It's always when you flip a switch or plug in a cord, but electricity has a long way to travel to get to your house. In fact, the electricity generating station may be hundred's of miles away.
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Tools from the stoneage / bronze age by arnybo is marked with CC BY-SA 2.0.

The Evolution Of Tech From The Oldest Periods In Human History

By: Arthur Pandey, Journalist
One of the earliest well dated bronze age objects, a knife, was discovered in the Gansu province of China which had been cast in a mold.
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