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Oil and Gas Development May Pose New Hazard to Water Quality in Arid Lands

Disruption of soil may leach salt into waterways

A salty mystery is brewing in Carbon County, Wyoming. The brush-carpeted landscape here is home to ranchers, farmers, and the beleaguered sage grouse. It's also home to Muddy Creek, where water salinity spiked suddenly in 2009. Photo courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey…
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by: Kate Dougherty – January 4, 2016

Can We 3D Print our Way to Sustainability?

3D printing offers promise for home-based manufacturing and recycling

Someday soon, home may be where the recycling happens. If Dr. Joshua Pearce has his way, that is. Pearce has spent his career investigating how technology can address the pressing global issues of sustainability and poverty. Last year, he and his team…
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by: Kate Dougherty – January 29, 2015

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