Zebra Mussels (and Lots of Other Species) Invading Great Lakes and No One Can Decide What to Do About It

November 9, 2009 by  
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Photo via benimoto Out of the 185 invasive species in and around the Great Lakes, zebra mussels are posing a painful problem.

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Inkjet Printer + Paper + Science = Cheap & Easy Pesticide Detection

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Wabash River PH Test Back in the chemistry class days, we had pH strips that changed colour according to whether a liquid was an acid or base. Now scientists at Hamilton, Ontario’s McMaster University have come up with a cheap and fast way of finding out if there are pesticides in your food and drinks, by using an inkjet printer to build up layers of “bio-ink”. You just dip the strip and in minutes, the paper changes colour according to which pesticide is causing the contamination

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How the Bushmen of Africa Can Save Us from the Global Water Crisis (Video)

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Images via YouTube and Amazon I started in on a book about a month ago titled Heart of Dryness , which discusses how the bushmen of the Kalahari can teach us what we need to know about how to live in dry climates, something we’re all increasingly finding ourselves in as we drill ourselves further into a global water crisis. However, due to political turmoil, the bushm..

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Climate Justice Fast Begins – Hunger Strike Continues Through End of COP15 Conference

November 9, 2009 by  
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Calling it a “moral response to an immoral situation” and drawing inspiration from social justice luminaries like Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr., the organizers of Climate Justice Fast , and a growing list of 150+ supporters fr…

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Green Eyes On: Stone Soup – Making Something Out of Nothing

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Image via Sara Snow . It’s happened to me a thousand times or more so I’m sure it’s happened to you as well.

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Take Up Less Space With A Vertical Bed

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image from Office for the Development of Substitute Materials TreeHugger always promotes ideas that let you live in less space, as well as transformer furniture that goes away when you don’t need it. Jamie O’Shea of the Office for the Development of Substitute Materials has developed a vertical bed that lets you sleep almost anywhere in a lot less space. …

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