Giant Amoebae Discovered in Mariana Trench (Video)

October 24, 2011 by  
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National Geographic Society Remote Imaging Dropcam /via Deep sea researchers have caught footage of the most unlikely and extreme of creatures: giant amoebas. Using specially-rigged untethered landers or “dropcams,” the team spotted these mysterious single-celled organisms earlier this summer in the planet’s deepest known region, the Mariana Trench of the Pacific Ocean. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Which U.S. States Have the Best Solar PV Interconnection Policies?

October 24, 2011 by  
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New Energy Choices /Screen capture Overall, the U.S. is Moving in the Right Direction While it’s great that solar photovoltaic systems (aka solar PV) are becoming more affordable to the average person thanks to ever lower production costs and companies like SolarCity that lease out and install whole systems, a big factor in the equation of whether solar PV catches on or not remains grid interconnection policies. In the U.S., those policies vary from state to state, and the Network… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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50 Years Ago: Trieste Goes To The Bottom of the Ocean

January 22, 2010 by  
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On January 23, 1960, the Swiss oceanographer Jacques Piccard, son of the bathyscaphe’s inventor Auguste Piccard, and US Navy lieutenant Don Walsh, took the bathyscaphe Trieste to the bottom of the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean, 35,797 feet down…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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