Shanga Christmas Tree Decorations Recycle Hopes

December 2, 2010 by  
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Photo: Shanga.org These beautiful Christmas stars were made in Tanzania by a small company with a heartwarming story.

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What Is Distributed Power Generation?

December 2, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Electric Power Systems Research 57 (2001) 195-204 ; Ackermann et. al. My recent claim of ‘distributed power’ being inherently superior created some controversy.

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Amazon Deforestation Rate is the Lowest in Decades

December 2, 2010 by  
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Photo: Stephen Messenger Over the past several years, the Brazilian government has been tackling deforestation in the Amazon with vigor, and it seems all their efforts are paying off. In an announcement made today, Brazil confirmed that the rate of forest loss over the last year represents the lowest in over two decades since record-keeping began — and down over 13 percent from the last year.

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Polar Bear Mothers Spotted Swimming With Their Cubs on Their Backs

December 1, 2010 by  
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Photo credit: Polar Cruises / Creative Commons In the Arctic, polar bears have recently been observed swimming in icy water while carrying young cubs on their backs .

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