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Deep sea mining of mineral rich deposits

Deposits rich in nickel, copper, cobalt and manganese have been found on the seabed in many areas of the world. Existing as nodules that could be recovered through mining the seabed, the discovery opens up the possibility of mining the seabed for some of the metals that support our industrial and technological societies. 251 more words

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The Recovery of Soil Fungi Following a Fire

Photograph by Andrea Watts

U.S. Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station Science Findings
June 2018

If all the fungi within a half gram of forest soil were lined up, they would form a line that’s half a mile long. 120 more words

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Snowy Hydro seeks 'fast-tracked environmental approval for pilot works'

We have previously reported that it appeared that Snowy Hydro 2 was seeking to avoid full scrutiny about the likely environmental impacts of the proposal to convert the Snowy Mountains Hydroelectric Scheme into a pumped hydro system. 650 more words

Landscape Design Assistant at Shades of Green Permaculture

Fields: sustainability, food justice, design, environment, agriculture

Location: Atlanta Georgia

Deadline: June 22, 2018

Details and Requirements: Shades of Green is a sustainable landscape design and installation firm based in the Southeast, with offices in Atlanta, GA and Asheville, NC. 181 more words

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2018 Mt. Greylock Trail Races

We made it to the Berkshires for the Mt. Greylock Trail Races. This was Debbie’s 20th consecutive year. I’ve joined her for 17 or so editions during this streak. 427 more words

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Orkney to Benefit from Funding to Improve Energy Efficiency

Orkney is to benefit from Scottish Government funding  to help make homes more energy efficient.

15 councils will receive in total over £2million. Orkney is to take part in a pilot project utilising the  Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategy (LHEES).   222 more words

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