Browsing the "Environment" Tag

The secrets of Roman concrete

June 11th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

A team of researchers has cracked the mystery of what makes Roman concrete so durable and how it is better


Australian Aboriginies changed the weather

July 5th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

Controlled burns of grasslands by Australia’s aboriginies may have inadvertently affected the climate. When the first European settlers arrived in


Drinking ancient ice core water

January 31st, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

Edible Geography has put up a fascinating interview with Paul Mayewski, an ice core researcher who often times drinks the


Genghis Khan, Eco-Terrorist

January 26th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

A new study has found that Genghis Khan was the greenest invader in history, killing so many people that carbon



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