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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
The City that Just Said No to Nuclear
Some 30 years ago, I lived in the small city of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. Freiburg, Germany. Photo by CrazyD At that time, Ontario Hydro wan
Commercial whaling is evil. Iceland has woken up.
In a step greeted with relief by environmental campaigners, Iceland have announced that they will issue no new quotas for commercial whaling. Fisheries minister Einar K Guofinnsson said that “I will not issue a new quota until the market conditions for w
Taming the Sun
Perfect kick Image: Rama V. Playing with fire is an art only few have mastered. Most of us have to resort to more harmless entertainment instead. The setting sun has illuminated m
1% of Australia's Geothermal Energy = 26,0000 Years of Clean Electricity
Image: Energy Information Administration Just when we thought there were no more new fandangled ways of deriving energy from our shriveling planet, Australia comes up trumps.
Volunteer Travel: Vacations That Make a Difference
Ever dream of just packing a bag and taking off to parts unknown? Have aspirations of doing good while traveling like celebrities often do? Here are a few ideas…
Irish Man Uses Son's Tooth To Repair Blind Eye
Bob McNichol, blind since a 2005 explosion in an aluminum recycling center, believed he would be blind the rest of his life after Irish doctors told him they were out of options. Image by <a href=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:Eyeball
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
Confused Seal Rescued in Spain
A confused arctic hooded seal was rescued for the second time after swimming the wrong way out of England. The seal, nicknamed Sahara, has been found off the Spanish coast after swimming south. Last year, the same seal was picked up off the coast of Mo