Students Tour Gowanus Canal Superfund Site

Students Tour Gowanus Canal Superfund Site by Anika Becker |July 15, 2022 On June 30, students in Columbia University’s MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program went on guided tours through the Gowanus Canal Superfund site and the surrounding community. Led by guides from the Friends and Residents of Greater Gowanus (FROGG) and Professors Steven … Read more

The Tupul landslide: understanding the site – The Landslide Blog

The Tupul landslide: understanding the site Recovery works continue at the site of the 30 June 2022 Tupul landslide in Manipur, India. News reports at the end of July 4, 2022 indicate that the bodies of 47 victims have now been recovered, with a further 14 people missing, two of whom are soldiers. Meanwhile, my … Read more

Fourth location joins search for UK repository site : Waste & Recycling

01 July 2022 A Community Partnership has formed in Theddlethorpe, Lincolnshire, in eastern England to consider whether the UK’s Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) could be safely located and built deep underground beyond the coastline there. It is the fourth such partnership in the UK, following three that were established in west Cumbria in north-west England … Read more

Bentonville medical school site revealed; new name is Alice L. Walton School of Medicine

Officials backing a new four-year medical school in Bentonville disclosed the next steps in its development Thursday (June 30), including a new name, building plans and location. The independent, nonprofit medical school is the Alice L. Walton School of Medicine. It was previously called Whole Health School of Medicine and Health Sciences from its original … Read more

Astronomers Found a Crater From The Mystery Rocket That Smashed Into The Moon

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) – NASA’s eye-in-the-sky in orbit around the Moon – has found the crash site of the mystery rocket booster that slammed into the far side of the Moon back on 4 March 2022. The LRO images, taken May 25th, revealed not just a single crater, but a double crater formed … Read more

600,000-Year-Old Artifacts Reveal The Identity of Some of Britain’s Oldest Toolmakers

An overlooked archaeological site outside of Canterbury turned out to contain some of the oldest human-made tools in Britain. Many of the artifacts were found in the 1920s in the market town of Fordwich, Kent, but they were only recently properly dated. According to modern radiometric techniques, the collection of more than 330 hand axes … Read more

Seismic activity detected at Triumph Mine site | News

The United States Geological Survey detected a small 1.4-magnitude aftershock out East Fork around 1:45 am last Tuesday, May 10. The quake was registered on the Triumph Mine lower tailings pile site off East Fork Road, between Triumph Gulch and Karst Drive, according to the USGS. Its depth measured about one mile. According to Shawn … Read more

The boulder is sacred to the Kaw people of Kansas and will have a special site. : NPR

James Pepper Henry, vice chairman of the Kaw Nation. He’s standing in a quasi-traditional Kaw dugout in the Flint Hills on their property. Frank Morri / KCUR hide caption toggle caption Frank Morri / KCUR James Pepper Henry, vice chairman of the Kaw Nation. He’s standing in a quasi-traditional Kaw dugout in the Flint Hills … Read more

65,000 Years of Food Scraps Show How One Culture Thrived During Environmental Changes

For 65,000 years, Bininj – the local Kundjeihmi word for Aboriginal people – have returned to Madjedbebe rock shelter on Mirarr Country in the Kakadu region (in the Northern Territory). Over this immense span of time, the environment around the rock shelter has changed dramatically. Our paper, published last week in Quaternary Science Reviewsuses ancient … Read more

Iceland emerging as popular practice site for moon and Mars exploration

Iceland is an increasingly popular testing zone for spacesuits, habitats and off-world vehicles. Why is this, and what can such research contribute to humanity’s quest to put boots back on the moon and set up a crewed outpost on Mars? Embarking upon the future of off-planet exploration is the Iceland Space Agency, a privately organized … Read more