350.org. Food Not Bombs. Scientists Have Almost Completed the Resurrection of Extinct Aurochs and Plan to Reintroduce Them to the Wild. A group of scientists is attempting to re-wild 1 million hectares (2.47 million acres) of European lands, and one of the keys in the circle of life will be reintroducing the fierce, huge, wild aurochs, an ancestor of modern cattle that went extinct centuries ago.
How can they reintroduce an extinct animal? , you may ask. Scientists in the Netherlands, Belgium, Czech Republic, Romania and Croatia are back-breeding specimens of the animal from modern cattle that retain the most genes of the extinct beast. So far scientists in those countries have bred about 500 animals. Costa Rica powered by renewable energy for over 250 days in 2016.
Costa Rica completes 2016 without having to burn a single fossil fuel for more than 250 days. 98.2 percent of Costa Rica's electricity came from renewable sources in 2016.
The state-run Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) reported that renewable energy sources accounted for 98.2 percent of the country's electricity and more than 250 days were powered completely by renewable sources. Costa Rica has been powered on a mix of hydro, geothermal, wind, solar and biomass energy sources. 74.35 percent of the country’s electricity has come from hydroelectric sources. Geothermal plants contributed roughly 12.74 percent of electricity generation, while wind turbines provided 10.30 percent, and biomass and solar generated 0.74 percent and 0.01 percent each. 1.88 percent of its electricity still had to be produced from fossil fuels due to rainfall deficits at the beginning of the year.
Asbestos Product and Mesothelioma Hazard. Asbestos in Mortar Mortar is essentially the "glue" used to bind bricks, concrete blocks and stone together when these materials are used for wall construction.
Mortar may also be used for repairs and for cosmetic purposes to fill gaps in construction when building materials are not uniform in size or shape. Sustainability. As cities are growing denser, nature is greatly being reduced and parks are getting smaller.
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(CE) While it may seem obvious that a good hike through a forest or up a mountain can cleanse your mind, body, and soul, science is now discovering that hiking can actually change your brain… for the better! Hiking In Nature Can Stop Negative, Obsessive Thoughts. Huge never-before-seen lake spotted hiding under Antarctic ice.
By Andy Coghlan Antarctica may be hiding a large lake under its ice – second only to Lake Vostok in size – according to data presented at the European Geosciences Union meeting in Vienna this week.
CAMPUS LIFE - Wisconsin - Planning Circle of Cities To Aid the Environment. MADISON, Wis.— A professor of landscape architecture at the University of Wisconsin at Madison not only has a design for the urban future but is planning a way to make it come true as well.
The professor, Philip Lewis, says he envisions a core of natural resources around which cities would be formed. The Release of GMO Creatures Into the Wild - WAKING SCIENCE. Mosquitoes have been described as the world’s deadliest animals.
More aptly, this applies to female mosquitoes, which are the ones that bite humans. Prescription meds get trapped in disturbing pee-to-food-to-pee loop. Safecast. Public Lab: a DIY environmental science community. Erin Brockovich to Stephen Colbert: 'Flint, Michigan Is the Tip of the Iceberg' Environmental activist Erin Brockovich appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to talk about the Flint water crisis.
Brockovich said members of the Flint community reached out to her a year ago because they were concerned about how their water looked, tasted and smelled. She sent a team of experts to Flint to investigate and even drafted a protocol for how the city should deal with the problem. She explained to the audience what went wrong in Flint and what the city needs to do to provide residents with potable water. Colbert then asked Brockovich if Flint was the tip of the “leadberg.” Are there other communities facing similar problems? US authorities distorting tests to downplay lead content of water. Nuclear bombs pose threat to environment, scientists warn. Nuclear weapons pose the single biggest threat to the Earth's environment, scientists have warned.
In a new study of the potential global impacts of nuclear blasts, an American team found even a small-scale war would quickly devastate the world's climate and ecosystems, causing damage that would last for more than a decade. The Nostalgia for Paradise is The Paradigm of Time. By Kevin Blake I’m riding along in the most conspicuous of vehicles in a place that I would like to think knows me.
On every corner I pass, I see a thousand younger faces–dead and alive. I roll through my memories like I’m watching an 8mm film in an attic–shrouded in an old blanket to stave off the chill of remembering. I’m riding along in the most conspicuous of vehicles. I ramble past fields full of children chasing balls and kicking up dust. Things Are Changing Productions.
Breeding flies and edible plastic: the kitchen of the future. The kitchen of the future will be full of cutlery that cleans itself, Willy Wonka-style food pills and edible packaging, according to forecasting agency Trendstop. Aquaponics Websites. Farm design. BioBag is the World’s largest selling brand of certified compostable, 100% biodegradable bags and films. Foraging. Indigenous homelands could be opened up in tourism plan for Arnhem Land. My 417-mile trip down the 'endangered' river - CNN.com. Hiker's Notebook: Sweet Cicely. Purslane Recipes Mariquita Farm. PURSLANE RECIPES also called Verdolaga. Wild Purslane Salad With Olive Oil And Lemon Dressing Recipe - Food.com - 380139. Purslane - Weed It or Eat It? - The Homeowners Column - University of Illinois Extension serving Champaign, Ford, Iroquois and Vermilion Counties. Lambs Quarters Recipes Mariquita Farm.
Eating Lamb’s Quarters. Seasonal Eats: 5 Ways to Enjoy Lambs Quarters. Used.
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