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Earth over shoot day

When a country plummets into a massive financial deficit, it attracts worldwide attention. Yet countries today are largely ignoring another form of overspending: their ecological deficits. 237 more words

Ecology And Environment

The Most Hated Dentist in the World

To tell you the truth, I would not want to be in Walter Palmer’s shoes. As you can see from his picture, he certainly has a bright smile, but in a relatively short length of time he has managed to turn himself into one of the most hated people in the world– and certainly by far the… 2,035 more words

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alien among us or beautiful invader

This amazing plant is purple loosestrife (lythrum salicaria). It has a terrible reputation as an invasive species and is black-listed nation wide because like so many introduced species, it has no natural predators here, so it takes over and displaces the native plants in its environment. 303 more words

Daily Process

The power-guzzling Indian steel genie

The Parliamentary Consultative Committee to the Ministry of Steel and Mines has just met. Its chairperson, the Union Minister of Steel and Mines, Narendra Singh Tomar, has following the meeting made an announcement which, if even partly pursued, will alter hugely India’s energy use, our energy mix and our emissions of CO2. 1,129 more words

India

Top 6 Collisions at Sea: Japanese Whalers Vs. Sea Shepherd

A very interesting video and quite dramatic in places. Japanese whalers, pretending to carry out “scientific research,” are seen ramming vessels of the environmentalist organization Sea Shepherd, which each year deploy to the Southern Ocean to confront the whalers. 16 more words

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Winds of monsoon India

This panel of four images shows: top left, winds at around sea level; top right, winds at about 1,460 metres altitude (around 4,780 feet); lower left, winds at 3,010 metres (9,880 feet); lower right, winds at 5,570 metres (18,280 feet). 315 more words

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