By: Kyra Story
In a study performed at the University of East Anglia, Britain, researchers determined the world's oceans' ability to function as a sink for atmospheric carbon dioxide' is slowly declining. The world's oceans absorb a great amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) that has been released into...
By: Phillip Ellis - 361472
A Brits point of view..With the news that Britain is now committed to nuclear energy for the rest of the century, a huge public subsidy written into the small print of the government white paper to encourage massive private tender and funding for the...
By: Phillip Ellis - 361472
Ts Eliot said the world would end 'not with a bang, but with a whimper',presumably stripped of its resources and life-forces. But I don't think he had vectored in our addiction and self destructive need for oil, the most combustible commodity the world has...
By: E.M.Robinson
Wouldn't it be fantastic to finddollar bills all over your house? How about quarters in stacks of three or four? Wouldn't you try to gather them up?What a surprise it would be to collect relatively small amounts of money from all over your house...
By: John Carter
Who would ever expect that New England contains some of the most important gemstone deposits in the world? The actual truth is that it does. Every state in New England produces gemstones in commercial quantities of one type or another. It is entirely possible to...
By: Laureen Manera
One of the most easily recognized sea creatures is the seahorse, or hippocampus. Everyone knows what they look like, but few know much of anything else about them. Many people, even in this day and age, still think they are mythical.There is a mythical...
By: Nedjoua Boudemagh - 376490
Petroleum exploration is notoriously risky. Scarce resources are allocated to drilling opportunities with no guarantee that significant quantities of oil will be found. In the late 1980s and early 1990s the Phillips Petroleum Company was involved in oil and gas exploration along the eastern and...
By: Nedjoua Boudemagh - 376490
It is generally accepted that anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases are causing changes in the climate. The major contributor is carbon dioxide (CO2 ), which arises mainly from use of fossil fuels.Measures, such as improved energy efficiency and use of alternative energy sources, will...
By: John Carter
Alluvial Gem MiningThis will work anywhere there is a deposit of gravel, or virtually anywhere you want to dig even in your own backyard. This does not mean that gemstones are common they're not, but your chances of finding a valuable gem is as good...
By: Glynda-Lee Hoffmann
The best alternative power sources are renewables - solar, wind, geothermal, ocean/wave/tide/ current generators, biomass and hydroelectric - to name a few. The amount of sunlight falling on the earth's surface in one hour is enough to meet all the world's power needs for one...

 

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