Large Hadron Collider restart is under way

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The restart of the Large Hadron Collider is now under way, with protons circling the machine’s 27km tunnel for the first time since 2013.

Read more:  http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-32160755

Farms That Save Space for Flowers Give Bees a Boost

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In 2005, England introduced incentives to farmers to plant more bee-friendly flowers on their land. Similar incentives also exist in the E.U. These agri-environmental schemes have been shown to attract bees a provide them with a good source of food, but the new paper shows for the first time that they are also associated with increased populations.

Costa Rica Has Gotten All Of Its Electricity From Renewables For 75 Days Straight

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The Latin American country hasn’t had to use fossil fuels at all so far in 2015, due to heavy rains that have kept hydroelectric power plants going strong. Wind, solar, biomass, and geothermal energy have also helped power the country this year.

Read more: http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2015/03/21/3636823/costa-rica-renewables/