In Defense of Sidewalk Bike Riding

September 7, 2010 by  
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Photo credit Edenpictures via flickr. As a new or continuing city cyclist, you are bound to hear the admonishment: “Don’t ride on the sidewalk. It’s dangerous.” I swallowed that Kool-Aid for quite a while.

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Porcelain Factory’s Discarded Products Turn Into Arty New Pieces (Photos)

September 7, 2010 by  
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Above: a piece from the Lifeguard collection. Photos: Courtesy of Leo Battistelli. In 2002, Argentine artist based in Brazil Leo Battistelli began working with the remains of a porcelain factory.

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Similar Tropical Forests Store Much Different Amounts of Carbon: New Report

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photo: Lori via flickr While we’ve just learned that over 80% of new farmland in the tropics came at the expense of forests, another new study shows us that when it comes to calculating how much carbon tropical forests store , variable on the ground conditions make estimating how much sequestration potential forests have more tricky than thought.

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Critically Endangered Whales Stop Feeding Thanks To Russian Oil & Gas Exploration

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Photos via ICUN The issue of how marine noise impacts whales is a subject of intense study.

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What a Waste of an Oil Disaster

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Image credit: Oliver Bernstein, Sierra Club.

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