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4 Articles by Levi Novey

Research: E-Waste Gets Second Life in Peru

When they are no longer new, it is not uncommon for many types of used electronic devices to make their way to developing countries after being originally bought and used in the wealthier places of the world. The environmental impact of the electronic waste (E-Waste) produced by these devices can ... keep reading

Written by Levi Novey in September 2009, about Computing, Consumerism, Economics, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior, Recycling

Will We Ever See a Good Global Warming Movie?

Will we ever see a good global warming movie that’s not a documentary and not a futuristic disaster movie? The other night I watched a movie that I had read about several months ago called The Chaos Experiment. The premise was promising: a professor locks six people in a ... keep reading

Written by Levi Novey in September 2009, about Art & Culture, Climate Change, Environmental Disasters, Events, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior, Media (1 comment)

How Extremophiles Might Help Us Save Our World

Perhaps they are the superheroes of tomorrow. Living and thriving in the most inhospitable conditions on Earth, tiny bacteria-like microbes known as extremophiles might soon have an oversized effect on our human world. We currently know little about these organisms that once remained hidden to us. But what we have ... keep reading

Written by Levi Novey in August 2009, about Clean Technologies, Design, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Environment & Wildlife, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans (14 comments)

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Piloting Hydrogen Powered Shuttle Service

One of the most popular national parks in the United States will now test how well a hydrogen powered shuttle system would work on one of its main roads, thanks to a $1 million grant from the Federal Transit Authority. Receiving approximately 2 million visitors each year --most of whom ... keep reading

Written by Levi Novey in July 2009, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Pollution, Transport

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