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forestry

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High-tech views of the massive Yosemite Rim Fire

Since the fire first sparked less than two weeks ago, it has grown into one of the largest in California history. New technology by Esri lets onlookers see the flames' path of destruction in real time.

By Aug. 27, 2013

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Attack of the pine tree clones

Hedge funds want more uniform forests, so they are turning to clones.

By Nov. 13, 2007

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A can opener with sustainability

You'll notice a difference in the Natural Home Decor Can Opener the moment you see it: unlike most can openers, the handles are wooden. The wood is even sustainable.

By Jun. 22, 2010

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Intel boasts 35 tablets to use new Atom Z760 Oak Trail processor

The Atom Z760 ditches its codename and flaunts its specs to the world, with Intel saying the likes of Fujitsu and Lenovo will be using it in their slate products.

By Apr. 12, 2011

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Google.org's human aims could be good business

Philanthropic concerns drive Google.org, but breakthroughs discovered in the name of good can present business opportunities.

By Jan. 28, 2011

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Wood-to-ethanol plant gets taker in oil refiner

Mascoma gets up to $50 million from oil refiner Valero Energy to build and use cellulosic ethanol from biorefinery in Michigan.

By Jan. 13, 2011

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Ethanol alternative gains ground with new plant

Cobalt Biofuels opens plant in California to produce biobutanol from wood waste as other big names also invest in the non-food based biofuel.

By Jan. 13, 2010

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S&P adds green index

Standard & Poor's launches U.S. Carbon Efficient Index, riding the wave of investor interest in green investment themes.

By Mar. 9, 2009

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Mobile 'biochar' machine to work the fields

New company aims to commercialize technology that makes charcoal from woody wastes, a method to improve soil and sequester carbon from the atmosphere.

By Aug. 25, 2009

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Study: 'Jet-fuel' crop success hinges on sites, seeds

A two-year study in Brazil determines that seed quality and land conditions are key to maximizing the benefits of jatropha-curcas, whose olives yield oil for alternative jet fuel.

By Apr. 1, 2011