Category Archives: World

Prepare for impending disasters says inter-governmental panel

The Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has issued a dire warning to the world after a meeting of climatologists in Kampala, Uganda. Get ready for extreme weather as a result of global warming. Heat waves, floods, droughts, and … Continue reading

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Occupy the Web and Support Small Businesses

There’s a lot of discontent brewing around the world and many are still trying to figure out if the Occupy Wall St. movement is something they can stand behind. Some are afraid to join the protests in fear of aligning … Continue reading

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Tensions rise at Fukushima; Nebraska braces for possible nuclear accident.

Events at Fukushima continue to be tenuous. Workers are desperately trying to inject decontaminated water into the reactors in an attempt to cool the reactor cores. But the process was suspended today after only 90 minutes, due to pipe leakage. … Continue reading

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“Super Sand”: An innovation in water purification

Humans have been using ordinary sand since ancient times as a way to remove contaminants from water. But now researchers from Rice University in Texas have developed a more efficient and effective “super sand” through a simple process that coats … Continue reading

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New Ocean Study Points to Mass Extinction

  I have to say that I’m torn. I heard the news about the study that was released by the International Programme on the State of the Oceans (IPSO) today and I don’t really know how to react. No matter … Continue reading

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