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PUBLIC MARKS from shankargallery with tags advaita & gaia

31 January 2007

30 January 2007

Saddam Hussein Has Destroyed 90 Percent of Iraq’s Wetlands Heritage

Alwash said it was preposterous to believe, as the regime has claimed, that the massive drainage program was designed to create more agricultural land to counter sanctions after 1991.

28 January 2007

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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Recognizing the problem of potential global climate change, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) established the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in 1988. It is open to all members

Climate Science News

Arctic tundra to the tropical forests of North and Central America, in one of the largest studies ever done on nitrogen release during plant decomposition published

Smithsonian Institution - Global Volcanism Program: Worldwide Holocene Volcano and Eruption Information

Smithsonian's Global Volcanism Program seeks better understanding of all volcanoes through documenting their eruptions — small as well as large — during the past 10,000 years.

Nature Newsblog: Science blogger Bora Zivkovic

Three years ago, Bora Zivkovic, a zoology graduate student at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, was in a tough spot. Burnt out by years in research and losing motivation as he was writing his thesis, he left the lab. Instead, he took up politica

Jarmo Moilanen´s WWW-site - List of probable Impact craters

* PROVEN (!?) impact structures * Impact related geological layers * PROBABLE impact structures * SUGGESTED and POSSIBLE impact structures * POSSIBLE impact structures from X-SAR images * DISCREDITED structures

25 January 2007

The physics of climate modeling - Physics Today January 2007

Climate is a large-scale phenomenon that emerges from complicated interactions among small-scale physical systems. Yet despite the phenomenon's complexity, climate models have demonstrated some impressive successes.


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The path to sustainable mobility is complex, with numerous competing and complementary approaches to alternative energy sources, production, distribution and applications; fuel and power-train options; materials; safety, economic and environmental conside

World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) brings together some 180 international companies in a shared commitment to sustainable development through economic growth, ecological balance and social progress. Our members are drawn from m

McMaster Solar Car Project

Our Mission ;To promote renewable resources to the public and to provide students with project-based learning by designing and constructing solar vehicles.As a group, we actively seek opportunities to share the technology behind the project with the publi

Aurora Solar Car

The Melbourne based non-profit Aurora Vehicle Association Inc has become the world's most accomplished solar car team. In the last 24 months, Aurora has set 8 new world records, including the longest solar car journey (13,054 km around Australia in 24 day

The Power of One solar - car project, home

Objective:Develop and build a solarMission Statement:To fulfill a dream and inspire others to accomplish their dreams in a positive way to benefit mankind and the environment. car to set a world distance record.

PVACCEPT | Research Project Solar Energy - Strengthening the acceptability of Photovoltaics through innovative Design

PVACCEPT is a German-Italian research project, which was funded by the European Commission within the programme "Innovation and Small and Medium Sized Enterprises". The project aimed at designing and developing marketable solar modules for electricity gen

Groovy Green - Where To Buy Your Seeds

Groovy Green was started as a way to organize the large amounts of information swirling about the little town of Ithaca, NY concerning renewable energy and sustainable living. Over the past few months, it has branched out to cover national and internation -- New Mexico Spaceport: Getting Down To Business

In early December, New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson and Sir Richard Branson, Chairman of Virgin Companies announced a partnership to build the world’s first purpose-built spaceport

Plate Tectonics : Earthview

ntroduction In the Beginning The Tectonic Plates Mount St. Helen How Plates Move Plate Boundaries A Changing Earth Pangaea - All Lands Mid-Ocean Ridges An Ocean is Born The Birth of an Island Mountain Ranges Subduction Zones Island Arcs The

Magnetic Reversals and Moving Continents

Instruments can measure the magnetization of basalt. Therefore, if a volcano has produced many lava flows over a past period, scientists can analyze the magnetizations of the various flows and from them get an idea on how the direction of the local Ea

Welcome to the British Geological Survey (BGS) website

As a public sector organisation we are responsible for advising the UK government on all aspects of geoscience as well as providing impartial geological advice to industry, academia and the public. The BGS is a component organisation of the Natural Enviro

Tectonics Links

This site is designed to be a starting point for looking up information related to tectonics. It was created as a result of a project in GEOL 605, Global Tectonics, taught by Eric Nelson and Warren Hamilton. Happy Hunting!