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Warming Up: [Oct. 16th, 2016|01:28 pm]
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madman101

Thinking about Nature and Economics - And ACTING.

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OIL DISASTER LINKS! [May. 19th, 2010|02:14 pm]
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madman101

OIL DISASTER - HOTLINES AND WEB SITES - U.S. GOV'T

THE BP "RESPONSE" WEB PAGE - BP

HOTLINES: CLEAN-UP JOBS, BP, LIASONS - www.oilspillrecovery.org

OFFSHORE DISASTER KILLING ALREADY-RARE SEA TURTLES - www.usclimatenetwork.org

DONATE HAIR, PANTY HOSE (lint, etc.) TO HELP SOP UP THE OIL!!! - (About hair mats)

If you have a good engineering idea as to how to stop the oil spill at the source, BP has a special hotline for that - However, I'm not sure which one it is, as of yet.
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My Book [Nov. 17th, 2009|11:45 am]
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ericrovve
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I've now put my book up in Lulu.comin an Epub format, as well as .pdf for those who want to print. Unlike the .pdf version, however, now all the hyperlinks work as they did on the DVD some years ago.

http://www.lulu.com/content/e-book/a-potters-geology/6659241

http://www.lulu.com/content/e-book/a-potters-geology---epub/7911635

Here's part of the introduction:


As the title is intended to indicate, this book is about how a potter can use a little geological knowledge to help him find his materials around him and also perhaps deepen what he may already know about his clay and glazes. It might also point him towards an understanding of, and possibly cures to, problems he may have. This is based on my personal experience--all those heartbreaks and joys I've had over the years.

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new community [Jul. 25th, 2009|04:50 pm]
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clau019


Hi everyone. I recently started a community that I'll be updating it with environmental news and articles, and I thought you might like to take a look.

[info]nature_bound

 Thanks!

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'Home' Premiere [Jun. 8th, 2009|03:32 pm]
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editor_m
'Home', an environmental documentary about Earth produced and directed by Luc Besson and Yann Arthus-Bertrand, has been released in 50 countries on Friday to mark World Environment Day. This video shows the premiere of the movie on Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory) in Moscow, Russia. Thousand of people gathered there to watch the documentary.

The movie will also be available on YouTube in French, English, Spanish, German, Russian and Portuguese through June 14 at youtube.com/homeproject.



http://www.youtube.com/user/zvezdanewsTV
http://www.zvezdanews.ru
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(no subject) [Feb. 8th, 2008|02:19 am]
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mikedin
Hi!
I want to show you our weather service for all people who interesting in meteorology and weather.
MeteoStone is a mashup, integrated with google maps, flickr, youtube and several government weather services.
But the main feature is user-generated content, such as weather reports, videos, webcams etc...

Why we add such ability for users as weather report? Just because we know that weather forecasts is not precious often and it don't get infrmation about:
- weather effects like rainbows
- haven't geographical precious more than city, but this information can be useful sometimes
- comments from people, who live in current territhory

Did you saw a films about weather, natural disasters etc with fantastic weather systems in it? :) We want to make a global user-driven weather system and you can help us.

Thanks and welcome to our site!

ps. I hope, this post will be useful for this community. If you have any questions about meteostone, just comment here, or find me on meteostone (I'm mikedin) or mail.me (details is in my LJ profile)
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Future Network News [Nov. 22nd, 2007|03:50 am]
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lost_aesthete
For those of you with an interest in international politics, futurism, the environment, genetic modification, peak oil, climate change, etc please watch my new webcast show

FNN - Future Network News
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http://futurenetworknews.blogspot.com/

leave a comment and let me know what you think.

Cheers.
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(no subject) [Nov. 20th, 2007|09:07 am]
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mactavish
Keep in mind that the Chinese government(s) has envisioned the dam for a full century, it was just a matter of waiting for technology to catch up:
The first sign was just a crack in the terraced earth, about four inches wide and 35 feet long, villagers said. But engineers found that the crevasse betrayed the danger of a massive landslide. They judged the risk so great that most of Miaohe's 250 farmers were temporarily evacuated. Fearing the hillside would never be safe again, the government started constructing a replacement village on a nearby plateau, blasted out of rock for increased stability.

"This is going to be good," said Han Qinbi, 60, a grizzled peasant who pointed at the spacious new house he and his family will be moving into next summer.

But what Han saw as good fortune was a bad omen for the Chinese government. In the 18 months since the Three Gorges Dam was completed, increasingly clear signs of environmental degradation have started to accumulate along the Yangtze, just as activists had warned. Among the most troubling have been incidents of geological instability in the soaring gorges that now embrace a reservoir stretching behind the dam across a good portion of Hubei province 600 miles southwest of Beijing.
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Fire The Grid [Jul. 16th, 2007|10:55 am]
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unlikelychrist
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Action: tigers [Apr. 30th, 2007|12:02 pm]
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onelittlething
There are fewer than 5000 wild tigers left in Asia.
China - where tiger products are officially banned - are breeding tigers on farms in the hope that China will soon allow the sale of products from captive bred tigers.
More than 4000 semi-tame tigers live on these farms (a disgrace in themselves but that's another issue) and the investors in these tiger businesses are pressuring the Chinese government to allow them to sell tiger products.
Reopening even limited legal trade in tiger products from farms would reignite a demand for wild tiger products. It also would give international crime syndicates an easy avenue for "laundering" illegally killed wild tigers from India, Russia and other countries, making law enforcement nearly impossible.
In essence, legal trade in tiger products from China's tiger farms would spark an open season on tigers in the wild.

Please click the link below to add your name to the campaign to end the trade in tiger products.
Two actions:
- add a photo to the tiger mosaic which will be presented to delegates from 171 countries at the June meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species
- sign the petition to be presented to China's leaders to ask them to keep the tiger products ban in place.

http://mail.panda.org/inxmail/url?v0fr000b3tub0bnmo3a3

Please copy and paste this to your own journal and email forward this message to your friends.
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