Apr 232018
 

A new study shows that nitrogen-feeding organisms exist all over the deep ocean, and not just in large oxygen-depleted ‘dead zones,’ changing the way we think about the delicate nitrogen cycle. Nitrogen is essential to marine life and cycles throughout the …

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Apr 232018
 

Fish could be shrinking, too. As climate change continues to heat up the oceans, many species of fish are expected to decrease in size, some by as much as 30 percent, according to a study by scientists in Canada released last summer. Fish can’t grow …

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Apr 232018
 

Antarctica: The first dance | Scoop News
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
What happens in Antarctica affects the rest of the planet … and vice versa. People don't always make that connection. This EARTH DAY, Antarctica New Zealand urges everyone to consider how the sum of our individual choices can impact Earth's …

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Apr 232018
 

Pacman GoogleA movie clip shown early on in Chris Paine’s new 78 minute documentary on artificial intelligence titled Do You Trust This Computer? is from the 1968 sci-fi flick 2001: A Space Odyssey. If you’ve seen the movie, you know that the HAL 9000 super computer had defiantly chosen not to open the pod bay doors and let Mission Commander “Dave” and his dead comrade back aboard the spaceship. Instead, the all-powerful but confused mainframe had somehow gotten the notion that killing the crew is in keeping with the machine’s best interpretation of what its programmed mission is. Such a sequence in Paine’s latest film gives a strong hint of where the movie is headed

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Watch: Dance filmed in Antarctica premieres in London for World Earth Day – TVNZ

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Apr 222018
 

Watch: Dance filmed in Antarctica premieres in London for World Earth Day
TVNZ
Watch: Dance filmed in Antarctica premieres in London for World Earth Day. 1:40am. share. Source: 1 NEWS. The beauty and fragility of Antarctica is being highlighted on the world stage with an ice dancing film premiering in London for World Earth Day
Antarctic dance film highlights Christchurch gateway statusScoop.co.nz (press release)

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Passive Solar Greenhouses, Solariums, & Pineapple Pits

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Apr 222018
 

As an addendum to our earlier article on passive solar house design basics, I thought that it would be worth providing an overview of some of the possibilities when it comes to the design of attached passive solar greenhouses and/or solariums

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2 ducklings, 1 duck recovering after April 12 Mississippi River oil spill: U.S. Coast Guard

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Apr 222018
 

About 10:30 a.m. last Thursday (April 12), the Coast Guard reported a Singapore flagged general cargo ship, the PAC Antares, hit the pier and was leaking high-sulphur fuel oil into the Mississippi River near mile marker 100. The leak was plugged by 1:21 …

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Endangered African penguins threatened by avian flu – ABC News – ABC News

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Apr 212018
 

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Endangered African penguins threatened by avian flu – ABC News
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Endangered African penguins living in a colony on Boulders Beach in Cape Town, South Africa, have been further threatened by an outbreak of avian flu.
Endangered African penguins threatened by avian flu | Beatrice …kwbe
Endangered African penguins threatened by avian fluSand Hills Express

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