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Properties of Plant Fiber Composites

Brazilian researchers are looking for sustainable alternatives for construction materials. Here you will find some of the properties of plant fiber composites with potential for use in the civil construction.


Eco-friendly Construction Materials

Here is a list and description of some of the eco-friendly construction materials with application in civil engineering.


How Brazil is Embracing Sustainability in Civil Engineering

Over the past decades, there has been an increase in frequency and intensity of natural disasters. It feels like we are in a race against time to revert a damage we have caused. Researchers from different countries are engaging to find sustainable solutions to several issues so future generations will...


5 Ways to Increase Sustainability in Your Research Lab

Implementing sustainability doesn't have to be difficult. Here are 5 things you can do to make your lab more sustainable. Also, learn what 3 universities have done to be more eco-friendly.


30+ Research Funding Agencies that Support International Collaboration

Collaboration in research can improve project outcomes and communication. View this list of 30+ research funding agencies that support international collaboration.


Energy vs. Global Warming: Where Are We Heading?

This article discusses alternative energy sources and their impact on the environment, as well as shares about a company aiming to capture and use CO2 constructively.

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