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Septembers Continues to Charm us......

It does seem as if September is falling into a weather pattern. Dull starts to the morning give way to sunshine whilst temperatures remain above the seasonal averages. 116 more words

Photography

Sea life ‘facing major shock’

24 AUG 2012

Life in the world’s oceans faces far greater change and risk of large-scale extinctions than at any previous time in human history, a team of the world’s leading marine scientists has warned. 809 more words

Environmental

Mexico: Researcher Raises Alert about Environmental Dangers of Industrial Wind Turbines

Renata Bessi, Santiago Navarro F. and Translated by Britt Munro and Sarah Farr — TruthOut.org — September 17, 2014

The Tehuantepec Isthmus, a southern region of Mexico that includes the states of Oaxaca, Chiapas, Tabasco and Veracruz, holds the highest concentration of wind farms in Latin America.

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Wind Turbines

Article - Developing a Common Law of Hydraulic Fracturing

The fracking legal battle is fractured, and filled with inconsistencies.  With the development of new technologies for hydraulic fracking, including horizontal fracking, courts often times disagree with each other in how to apply the law. 318 more words

Fracking

Laputa: Castle in the Sky (Yoshifumi Kondô, 1986)


Ahh, this is more like it. After my last Ghibli film, I was rather deflated so I was very glad to come back to this, a much better offering. 302 more words

Film

Only Yesterday (Isao Takahata, 1991)


Well, this was a novelty. A Ghibli film I didn’t like. Ok, there were parts I liked and parts I hated and, overall, I’m quite ambivalent about it but it’s far and away the weakest one I’ve seen so far, and that’s despite a conceit, and also some scenes, I loved. 331 more words

Film

Bear attack in Wyoming kills Utah man

Source: ksl.com, by Bob Moen, September 15th, 2014

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A 31-year-old Utah man doing research alone in a remote backcountry area has died in a bear attack in the Bridger-Teton National Forest in northwest Wyoming. 277 more words

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