Monthly archives: March, 2015

Earthquake in PNG 30 March

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Tsunami threat passes after magnitude-7.5 earthquake strikes near Papua New Guinea, officials say The threat of a tsunami has largely passed after a magnitude-7.5 earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea, official monitors say. The quake — initially estimated at magnitude-7.7 — hit at a depth of 33 kilometres. The epicentre was 54 kilometres from the…


Soil Program Increases Crop Yields 300% Without GMOs

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Why would you go for seven per cent when you can get 50 to 100 per cent increases in yield without having to use genetically modified seeds? The South Australian Agriculture Minister has just reported “amazing” results after trialling a new soil program. Minister Leon Bignell describes using technology that works with the soil and…


World’s Largest Single Marine Reserve Created in Pacific

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British Prime Minister David Cameron’s government announced the creation of the world’s largest contiguous ocean reserve on Wednesday, setting aside 322,000 square miles (830,000 square kilometres) around the remote Pitcairn Islands in the South Pacific for special protection. The new reserve is nearly three and a half times bigger than the landmass of the United…


The CO2 Crisis: The Social Costs Of Capitalism Are Destroying Earth’s Ability To Support Life

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I admire David Ray Griffin for his wide-ranging intelligence, his research skills, and for his courage.  Dr. Griffin is not afraid to take on the controversial topics.  He gave us ten books on 9/11, and anyone who has read half of one of them knows that the official story is a lie. Now Griffin has…


Climate Change: Gulf Stream System Slow Down

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The Gulf Stream is one of the most important heat transport systems on the planet. It efficiently brings heat from the equator to the Northern Hemisphere through ocean currents. But a recent study indicates that it has been slowing down, which is most interesting because it results in cooling of the region when most other…


World’s Largest Indoor Vertical Farm Capable Of Producing Two Million Pounds of Food

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Newark, the largest city in the state of New Jersey, is about to be home to the world’s largest indoor vertical farm. The project will cost approximately 30 million dollars, and will be sponsored by a couple of major investment groups, the RBH group being one of them. AeroFarms will be running the show, they…


Will Pacific Islands Disappear as Seas Rise? Maybe Not

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“If you were faced with the threat of the disappearance of your nation, what would you do?” That’s the question Enele Sopoaga, the prime minister of the tiny Pacific Island nation of Tuvalu, asked fellow world leaders at the United Nations climate summit in Lima, Peru, in December. It’s a question that leaders of Pacific…


Japan to Build Giant 250-Mile-Long Seawall

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The enormous four-storey high structure has been designed to protect the coast against tsunamis. Having seen more than its fair share of devastating tsunamis in recent years, Japan is now set to become home to one of the most ambitious tidal defence projects the world has ever seen. With an estimated cost of $6.8 billion,…


Flow Hive: Honey on Tap Directly From Your Beehive!

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You know you love it: that smooth amber flow of rich nutritious sweetness, that distinct rich flavour, that gorgeous natural bronze hue. You put it on your cereal, in your tea, in your coffee, you drizzle it on hot rolls, sweet buns, your lover. You know what I’m talking about: Honey! In the ancient fertile…


ARCAH’ s Therapeutic Permacultural Yard

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Imagine a place that people can go to get through their problems and prepare their selves to restart a new life. Imagine that these process includes learning a permacultural way of understanding the reality. That’s what ARCAH’s project is working to reach in a therapeutic community (CT) SP- Brazil. ARCAH is a Brazilian NGO who’s…


Creating a Chicken Habitat

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Chickens can be tightly confined and still produce a lot of eggs, but productivity is not necessarily a measure of contentment. Have you ever wondered how chickens would live if they could choose? I think the best place to look for an answer is in Asia, where their wild relatives evolved. Genetic studies suggest that…