Russia Threatens to Prosecute Greenpeace Activists for Piracy

September 25, 2013 by  
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An alarming message sent out last week by Greenpeace stated that at least 20 activists working to fight Arctic oil drilling were being held at gunpoint by armed Russian Coast Guard officials. The officials illegally boarded the Arctic Sunrise by helicopter, and proceeded to tow the Greenpeace vessel, and all those on board, to a small bay near Russia’s Arctic port of Murmansk. The international team of activists is now being questioned by Russia’s investigative agency, which has cautioned that they intend to prosecute the most “active” members of the environmental justice group for piracy. Read the rest of Russia Threatens to Prosecute Greenpeace Activists for Piracy Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: activism , activists , Arctic Drilling , arctic oil , arctic platform. , environmental justice , gazprom , Greenpeace , ice-resistant platform , Murmansk , piracy charges , Prirazlomnaya , russia , russian coast guard        

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New Renderings of Dramatic “Mantaray” Overlook for Brooklyn Bridge Park Unveiled

September 25, 2013 by  
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A lot of excitement has been surrounding the upcoming development of Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6, and new renderings of the project’s dramatic “Mantaray” overlook have fueled the fire even more. BIG and MVVA released the new images , which show a triangular form that appears to jut out over the East River for spectacular city views, this week. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bjarke ingels , Brooklyn , brooklyn bridge , Brooklyn Bridge Park , Brooklyn Bridge Park Mantaray , City Gazing , gardens , green spaces , Lower Manhattan Views , Michael Van Valkenburgh , New York Tourist Spots , New York. , News , outdoors , parks , Places to Visit in New York , Trees        

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New Water Filter Can Detect Deadly E.Coli Within a Matter of Minutes Instead of Hours

September 25, 2013 by  
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When scientists test a water supply for deadly pathogens like E.coli bacteria , every second counts. A team of engineers at the University of Alberta have developed a new filter that can detect E.coli in a matter of minutes instead of the 24 or 48 hours required for current technologies. The filter traps E.coli and changes color when the bacteria is present. The researchers are working to tie the device to cell phone technology that alerts health workers. Read the rest of New Water Filter Can Detect Deadly E.Coli Within a Matter of Minutes Instead of Hours Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: e. coli bacteria , e.coli contamination , India , king edward medical college , pathogen sensor , public health workers , shushanta mitra , tata consultancy services , University of Alberta , water sanitation , water wells , World Health Organization        

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