Artist Calvin Seibert Sculpts Mindblowing Modernist Sandcastles in Hawaii

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Scientists Blame Lagging Jet Stream on Warming Arctic

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Researchers at Rutgers University’s Institute of Marine and Coastal Scientists have noticed a change in the world’s jet stream paths, and are looking at the warming Arctic as a potential cause . In recent years, the jet stream has been straying from its usual route, making longer journeys that deter from their regular pathways. This lag in the route has caused weather systems to hover over North America and Europe longer, causing severe weather in both regions. Read the rest of Scientists Blame Lagging Jet Stream on Warming Arctic Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: American Association for the Advancement of Science , Arctic warming , Changing jet stream , Climate Change , eco design , extreme weather , global warming , green design , polar vortex , Rutgers University Institute of Marine and Coastal Scientists , sustainable design , UK flooding        

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Leaf Miner Moths Devastate Tomato Crops Across Africa and Drive Up Prices

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A plague of leaf miner moths is devouring tomato crops across Africa, driving the fruit’s price up five times. The moth, which is also known as Tuta absoluta, poses a very serious threat to farmers in East Africa and South Asia . In order to help them, Virginia Tech researcher Muni Muniappan organized a workshop in the capital of Ethiopia aimed at brainstorming methods to slow the devastation. Read the rest of Leaf Miner Moths Devastate Tomato Crops Across Africa and Drive Up Prices Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Addis Ababa , Ethiopia , Integrated Pest Management Innovation Lab , leaf miner moth , leafminer moth , moths destroy tomato crops in Africa , Muni Muniappan , pest control in Africa , tomato plant pests , tuta absoluta , virginia tech        

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