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Mastodon Genome Surrenders its Secrets
Newly extracted DNA from the tooth of a Mastodon has led to some fascinating insights into evolutionary history. Evolutionary biologist at the Max Plank Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany pieced together the first mastodon mitoch
A Rare Glimpse Inside China's Power Plants
Recent reports in the UK news suggest that China is currently building around two new power stations a week. This video provides a rare glimpse inside one of them. Is it so unique, or is it no different than Didcot power station? Why has it come to be a s
Chrysler Offers 2.99 Gas. Is This a Good Idea?
Photo: Don’t you worry about a thing, darlin’. That gas is capped at 2.99. Image from MShades I think I’ve been more than a little vocal about the gas price crisis in America, but have, aside from making fun of … Contin
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Every week we are offering you the chance to submit all of your niggling or frustrating questions about ethical business and environmental policy to Maria Surma Manka – a top expert in US environmental policy
World Record: Uruguayan Army Grills 12 Tons of Beef
Nearly 20,000 spectators were on hand to watch 1,250 volunteers grill twelve metric tons of beef in Montevideo Sunday. Moo.
Are Your Shoes Green?
Let me make this clear: as long as you’re walking someplace that you could have taken your car, probably. But what about on a global scale? Are those superfly Nikes you’re sporting hurti
How China Holds The Environment In The Palm Of Its Hand
Paying a carbon tax might do some good – but not if China continues to pollute at the right that it does presently.
Report: Weather Disasters Have Increased 400%
Weather related disasters have increased 4-fold since 1980, according to a report published by Oxfam on Sunday. Oxfam attributed the increase to global warming. The number of storms went from an average of around 120 disasters a year in the earl
Mayor of Chattanooga Pays Tribute in Attempt to Stave off Siege
The face-off between Georgia and Tennessee over the Tennessee River and Nickajack Lake is growing more similar to the fashion in which the Persians and Spartans bantered in “300″ every day. <a href=”http://aycu01.webshots.com/image/46