WWF Recruits Spider-Man as Earth Hour’s First Superhero Ambassador

February 19, 2014 by  
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WWF and Sony Pictures Entertainment have joined forces to make Spider-Man the first superhero ambassador for Earth Hour . The global grassroots movement organized every year by WWF since 2007 recruited Marvel’s popular hero to “inspire individuals to use their power to become Super Heroes for the planet.” Read the rest of WWF Recruits Spider-Man as Earth Hour’s First Superhero Ambassador Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: earth hour , Sony Pictures Entertainment , Spider-man , Spider-man Earth Hour , The Amazing Spider-man 2 , wwf , wwf earth hour        

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The World’s Largest Solar Plant is Frying Birds — Should We Worry?

February 19, 2014 by  
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The world’s largest solar power plant, the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System , officially opened for business a few days ago, but not all environmental advocates are happy about that fact. The plant, which consists of 350,000 mirrors spread across 5 square miles works by concentrating sunlight and using it to turn the water in a series of enormous towers into electricity-generating steam. That incredible amount of heat does more than just generate power, however; it also fries any birds that happen to fly over the plant. Read the rest of The World’s Largest Solar Plant is Frying Birds — Should We Worry? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bird deaths , California , Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System , Ivanpah solar plant , las vegas , mojave desert , nevada , renewable energy , Solar Power , solar power impact on wildlife , solar power killing birds , world’s largest solar plant        

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