Oil Spill Will Get "Significantly Worse," Now New Zealand’s Biggest Environmental Disaster In Decades

October 11, 2011 by  
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Photo: Getty Images The ongoing oil spill off the coast of New Zealand is going to get “significantly worse,” according to the country’s Environment Minister Nick Smith. Overnight, efforts to recover the 1,700 tons of oil on board the Rena, the Liberian ship that ran aground on an offshore reef last Wednesday, were halted due to bad weather. Meanwhile, the rate at which oil leaking is into the water

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Weekday Vegetarian: Homemade Corn Chips

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Photo: Emma Alter Thank goodness our Provincial election is over so I can go back to cooking for 3 instead of 23 or more , as I’ve been doing for the staff and volunteers of our local candidate. While I tried to keep all of the food I delivered light and healthy , I must admit that my daughter and I succumbed to the allure of making our own homemade corn chips. It actually worked out perfectly because we got to taste and enjoy them a bit, … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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NASA Climate Scientist: Skeptics are "Winning the Argument"

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Photo: thewritingzone , Flickr / CC BY-SA NASA’s James Hansen, perhaps the world’s foremost climate scientist, said that “climate contrarians … have been winning the argument for several years, even though the science has become clearer.” He made the remarks yesterday at a briefing at the Royal Society in London, and went on to expound upon why scientists (and common sense) have been losing out to misinformation — and what he thinks can … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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