Dutch farmers continue protests over gov’t nitrogen emissions cut

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Dutch farmers continue protests over gov’t nitrogen emissions cut” – below is their description. Thousands of farmers have protested in the Netherlands against a government effort to cut nitrogen emissions. The gas is a major contributor to global warming. Intensive agriculture and fertiliser use have made the Netherlands … Read more Dutch farmers continue protests over gov’t nitrogen emissions cut

Will efforts to stop nitrogen pollution harm farmers? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Will efforts to stop nitrogen pollution harm farmers? | Inside Story” – below is their description. Agriculture accounts for nearly 27% of all greenhouse gas emissions that are harming our environment. And as the world tries to cut back on pollutants, people’s source of food could be … Read more Will efforts to stop nitrogen pollution harm farmers? | Inside Story

Huge chemical fire being left to go out on its own – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Huge chemical fire being left to go out on its own – BBC News” – below is their description. A huge fire at a chemical plant in the US is being left to burn out on its own to avoid polluting a nearby river. Firefighters in Illinois are … Read more Huge chemical fire being left to go out on its own – BBC News

Drone Captures Piney Point Reservoir Leak as Florida Crews Work to Prevent Flood

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Drone Captures Piney Point Reservoir Leak as Florida Crews Work to Prevent Flood” – below is their description. A drone discovered a possible second breach in a large Florida wastewater reservoir as more pumps were headed to the site to prevent a catastrophic flood, officials said Monday. … Read more Drone Captures Piney Point Reservoir Leak as Florida Crews Work to Prevent Flood

US Florida flood: Fears wastewater pond could leak, spilling toxic waste

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “US Florida flood: Fears wastewater pond could leak, spilling toxic waste” – below is their description. A leak at a wastewater pond is causing concern that a “wall of water” could overwhelm hundreds of homes in the US state of Florida. Officials in Manatee County declared a … Read more US Florida flood: Fears wastewater pond could leak, spilling toxic waste

The quantum world of diamonds

nature video published this video item, entitled “The quantum world of diamonds” – below is their description. Diamonds are dazzling physicists with their powerful quantum properties. A particular impurity — the nitrogen-vacancy (NV) centre — allows diamonds to be used for everything from geolocation to diagnosing disease. This animation takes a closer look at these … Read more The quantum world of diamonds

Farmers say they need to use nitrogen in fertiliser for some crops, but only in moderation

1 NEWS published this video item, entitled “Farmers say they need to use nitrogen in fertiliser for some crops, but only in moderation” – below is their description. Federated Farmers’ Chris Allen discussed the issue on Breakfast following news this week that Fonterra is using emptied farms to dump nitrate-rich wastewater. Start your day the … Read more Farmers say they need to use nitrogen in fertiliser for some crops, but only in moderation

Nitrogen leak at U.S. poultry plant kills six

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Nitrogen leak at U.S. poultry plant kills six” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-01-29/Nitrogen-leak-at-U-S-poultry-plant-kills-six-XrmQahMFgI/index.html A liquid nitrogen leak at a poultry plant in the U.S. state of Georgia killed at least six people on Thursday. Poultry plants rely on a refrigeration system using such refrigerants as liquid … Read more Nitrogen leak at U.S. poultry plant kills six

China unveils state-of-the-art maglev train prototype designed to travel at 620km/h

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “China unveils state-of-the-art maglev train prototype designed to travel at 620km/h” – below is their description. A new maglev train prototype and 165 metres (540 feet) of test track were unveiled in Sichuan province in China on January 14, 2021. It was developed by researchers at … Read more China unveils state-of-the-art maglev train prototype designed to travel at 620km/h

Ella Kissi-Debrah inquest: Excessive air pollution contributed to nine-year-old’s death | ITV News

ITV News published this video item, entitled “Ella Kissi-Debrah inquest: Excessive air pollution contributed to nine-year-old’s death | ITV News” – below is their description. From arguments about pollution caused by planes to the deadly effects of air pollution from traffic. For the first time time, it has been listed as a contributory cause of … Read more Ella Kissi-Debrah inquest: Excessive air pollution contributed to nine-year-old’s death | ITV News

Global National: Oct. 7, 2020 | Clamping down on COVID-19 cases in 2 of Canada’s largest provinces

Global News published this video item, entitled “Global National: Oct. 7, 2020 | Clamping down on COVID-19 cases in 2 of Canada’s largest provinces” – below is their description. COVID-19 continues to spread across Canada, especially in the country’s two largest provinces. Quebec Premier François Legault has asked people to keep going to work and … Read more Global National: Oct. 7, 2020 | Clamping down on COVID-19 cases in 2 of Canada’s largest provinces

From 1.6 Billion to 7 Billion in a Century: How the Earth’s Population Exploded

Bloomberg Markets and Finance published this video item, entitled “From 1.6 Billion to 7 Billion in a Century: How the Earth’s Population Exploded” – below is their description. Oct.03 — It might be the most important invention in human history. The Haber-Bosch process allows us to turn nitrogen from the air into fertilizer for our … Read more From 1.6 Billion to 7 Billion in a Century: How the Earth’s Population Exploded

What nutrients do elephants obtain from eating vegetation?

The grasses, flowers, fruits, and twigs #elephants consume provide them with different nutrients they need, including phosphorus, calcium, and nitrogen. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/CGTNOfficial Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cgtn/?hl=zh-cn Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/CGTNOfficial/ … Read more What nutrients do elephants obtain from eating vegetation?

Beirut explosions: what is ammonium nitrate, the chemical blamed for blast in Lebanese capital?

President Michel Aoun said that 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate had been stored for six years at the port without safety measures, and he said that was “unacceptable”. Ammonium nitrate is a common industrial chemical used mainly for fertiliser because it is a good source of nitrogen for plants, but it is also one of … Read more Beirut explosions: what is ammonium nitrate, the chemical blamed for blast in Lebanese capital?

Has coronavirus helped tackle the climate crisis?

Birds are singing, planes are grounded, many people have reconnected with nature – so Covid’s been good for the environment right? Carbon dioxide is down in places including New York and China – where coal use in power industries has also fallen off a cliff. And in northern Italy emissions of nitrogen dioxide are fading … Read more Has coronavirus helped tackle the climate crisis?