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UN Chief Calls Global Warming "An Emergency"
The Secretary General of the UN has called climate change “an emergency.” UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon called for urgent political action to tackle the problem. He made these statements while on a visit to Antarctica. Ban said: “I need a po
Solar Tsunamis Filmed, Move Really Fast
I know that this comes as a shock, seeing as the sun is powered by the most powerful fusion reaction we can easily wrap our paltry little minds around, but the tsunamis of hot gas moving around its surface were filmed, and they move really, really fast.
Japanese Whalers Fight Surfing Protesters
Over 30 anti-whaling protesters, including “Heroes” star Hayden Panettiere, tussled with Japanese whalers off the coast of historic Japanese whaling town Taiji. The protesters, some of whom were on surfboards, left flowers at sea in a ceremony that was
The scientist, Professor Ian Wilmut, who led the team that created Dolly the sheep has received a knighthood in the New Year Honours. His knighthood was awarded for services to science. Professor Ian Wilmut and researchers from the <a href=”http:
Germany Wins War With Americans
Everything’s a competition, and this competition was no different. 20 teams from around the world competed last week for the title of ‘Best Solar-Powered Home’. The competition was the third Solar
Mushroom Making, Thai Style
Last night we drove past our friend’s house (our closest neighbour is 1km away) to see a forest fire encroaching on his doorstep. Image by John Dal
Innovative Masks Created from Cut-up Fashion Magazines
Artwork can be disturbing, thought-provoking, yet strangely magnetic. “Hide and Seek” by Frederique Daubal is an example of such art.
Are you a Chinese scientist? Do you frequently fail?
Well worry no more, because the Chinese government has introduced an exciting new amnesty program for scientists who fail. I don’t know what used to happen to Chinese scientists who were unsuccessful. Perhaps they received a harshly worded letter a
Get the D@mn Government Out of the Way
Every month, I receive an Eco-Sense Update from Ann and Gord Baird. Canada is becoming more like America every day. Image by François Detemmerman The Bairds are build