Effect of traffic measures on air quality around the E313 motorway, Belgium

submitted by: Swa De Schutter

The E313 motorway between Liège and antwerp is one of the biggest links in the Belgian road network. In the direction of Antwerp, traffic jams and accidents are frequent. Variable speed limit gantries and detector loops were installed every 750 meters. When a traffic jam is detected, the speed limit is gradually reduced on the upstream motorway section. This poster describes the effect of these measures on the air quality

Coral Reefs -- Our Ocean Ecosystem Engineers

submitted by: UMiami_RSMAS

UM Rosenstiel School Coral Reef Biologist Andrew Baker studies how coral reefs are impacted by climate change and other threats worlsdwide. Corals are important ocean ecosystem engineers, similar to trees in a rainforest, they provide essential habitat to one-third of all ocean life.

Allie and Elenaaaaaaa. :D

submitted by: hcb052

Pollution and how to save the Earth.

Storm Drain Pollution

submitted by: HCB005

This video is about what happens when we litter and it is swept into outdoor storm drains. This is the product of Charisa, Gaby, and Diana!!! Yay!! :)

Inside the Plastic Vortex

A groundbreaking Scripps voyage led by students helps define a rising environmental threat

Scrap tires in San Bernardo, Tijuana

submitted by: gmoreira

the impact of scrap tires on the built and environmental infrastructure.

Saving the Tijuana Estuary

submitted by: ucsandiego

The estuary stands as the last barrier between the Pacific Ocean and pollution. Its mix of plants and silt acts as a filter that purifies inland rain and flood waters before they reach the ocean. The beaches of Imperial Beach are closed about 180 days every year. Without the estuary, they would be closed year round.

Following the Flow - Partners Video Magazine

submitted by: csrees

Researchers are discovering how nano-scale tracers can uncover the sources of pollution in America's farm fields and waters. Following the Flow is a segment from Partners Video Magazine's latest episode, The Science of Small. To view the entire episode visit: http://www.csrees.usda.gov/newsroom/partners/partners.html

Canary in a Coal Mine (MWV16)

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
Coral reefs are dying a death of a thousand cuts and their disappearance threatens not only the incredibly diverse ecosystem that depends on them, but also human health and welfare. In this episode of MicrobeWorld Video marine scientists Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Ph.D. , chair of marine studies at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, and Kiho Kim, Ph.D. , director of the environmental studies program at American University, explain the important relationship between microbes...