- End Global Warming By Stopping The Burning Man Festival
Sacred flaming temples, gas-guzzling RVs that converge for a week on the dry Black Rock Desert lakebed- The Exxon-Mobil National Convention, you are thinking? Not at all. It's the Burning Man Art Festival in Nevada and it causes global warming. For 2 ...
Article - Administrator - Oct 14 2010 - 11:28am
- Need A Christmas Gift For That Special Left-Leaning Chick? Try Ethical Underwear
You can absolutely bet when a marketing department uses the word "ethical"- about its lingerie- someone is out to make a buck at your expense. And they think you will believe anything, my environmental friends. ...
Article - Cash Simpson - Apr 6 2008 - 9:38pm
- Fruit Flies And Global Warming: Some Like It Hot
Researchers working in Australia have discovered ways in which fruit flies might react to extreme fluctuations in temperature. Short-term exposure to high heat stress ("heat hardening") has been known to have negative effects on Drosophila. But ...
Article - Administrator - Jan 28 2007 - 1:08am
- Conservationists Blast India, China For Rampant Tiger Trade
Demand from rich Chinese for Indian tiger pelts and parts used in traditional medicine fuels poaching and may lead to the extinction of the species in the wild, conservationists have warned. Trade of tiger pelts from India into Chinese-ruled Tibet was flou ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 10 2007 - 6:09pm
- Mercury Prevalent In Many Western Fish, Study Finds
A new survey by researchers at Oregon State University and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of more than 600 rivers and streams in the western United States found widespread mercury concentrations in fish. Though few of the more than 2,700 fish an ...
Article - Administrator - Jan 31 2007 - 10:09am
- Want To Survive? Be Cute To Humans
As humans exert ever-greater influence on the Earth, their preferences will play a substantial role in determining which other species survive. ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 1 2007 - 1:53pm
- Daylight Savings Time Gets Super-Sized
How is it that I didn’t hear about this sooner? It appears that this year Daylight Savings Time is starting earlier, and ending later, than its traditional first-of-April to end-of-October run. It will begin this year on March 11 th, and end on Novemb ...
Article - Kimberly Crandell - Feb 3 2007 - 5:27pm
- Three Cheers For Titanium Dioxide!
This post goes into that age old category of ‘learn something everyday’. As regular readers of this blog know, I believe that we must do everything we can to both find alternative sources of energy and slow down the accelerating global warming trend. On ...
Article - David Houle - Apr 1 2007 - 2:38pm
- How Carbon Dioxide Kept Earth From Being Mars
Carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas that has become a bane of modern society, may have saved Earth from freezing over early in the planet's history, according to the first detailed laboratory analysis of the world's oldest sedimentary rocks. Scienti ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 9 2007 - 10:55am
- Cold Storage Solution For Global Warming? Carbon Dioxide Could Be Frozen In Underground Reservoirs
Researchers from the University of Leicester and the British Geological Society (BGS) have proposed storing carbon dioxide in huge underground reservoirs as a way of reducing emissions- and have even identified sites in Western Europe that would be suitab ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 8 2007 - 12:43pm