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Fukushima: Cosmic rays and radioactive bluefin tuna

Let start with this article by Jeremy Hsu, on LiveScience: Cosmic Rays May Reveal Damage to Fukushima’s Nuclear Reactors. Radiation is still leaking from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant after the 2011 tsunami-related meltdown in Japan, making any damage assessment dangerous for both humans and machines. Instead, high-energy particles created by ... More
As of today, we are consuming more than Earth can replenish this year

If you still think everything is fine on our dearly Planet Earth, this article by Lindsey Kratochwill published on Popular Science makes it clear: we are on track to needing two Earths before we reach the middle of the century… Today is Earth Overshoot Day. Happy Earth Overshoot Day! Except, well, we don’t much feel like celebrating. ... More
SkyTruth, the environment and the satellite revolution

Amos is looking at these ships to monitor illegal fishing in Chilean waters. He’s doing it from a quiet, shaded street, populated mostly with old houses, where the main noises are (a) birds and (b) the occasional passing car. His office, in a one-story building, shares a toilet with a knitting shop. With a couple of clicks on the keyboard, Amos switches ... More
The mass movement that will take down the fossil fuel industry

Marissa Solomon is a student at the University of Michigan studying climate and energy policy and women’s studies, she is active in the Divest and Invest Campaign at UM along with other environmental and social justice groups. She wrote a story part of PolicyMic’s Millennials Take On Climate Change series: A few weeks ago, on June 25, I stood ... More
da-eYe celebrates Water on World Water Day

Today is World Water Day. Four years ago, I asked: Will the Sama Water Tank save the world? Four years have passed and not much has changed; on the contrary, it’s getting worse. Here are some facts to know (from UN Water – World Water Day website): There are 7 billion people to feed on the planet today and another 2 billion are expected to join ... More
The Deep: The Extraordinary Creatures of the Abyss

First week of May, I went to see an amazing exhibition in Paris titled: Abysses. It was at National Museum of Natural History (MNHN), in front of the Great Mosque of Paris. I have always been fascinated by deep-sea and the creatures living down there; Jules Verne and his ‘Steampunk-like’ Nautilus definitely has something to do with that. A ... More
Will the Sama Water Tank save the world?

The Sama from the World Of Sama, as you may know, have a duty: protect humans and sometimes plan ahead like the Sama Water Tank does. Water will soon be an issue, if not already; it is soon to be a rare commodity… The ocean noise, the constant sound of a waterfall, a fountain shooting up water, having a tub or simply drink it; water is essential for ... More
Tall oaks from little acorns grow

There are only a few hours left before 2008 and this year like the year before, had its good and bad times. I already talked about non-profit organizations and peace movements on this blog, we are approaching the moment of the traditional new year’s resolutions, and this is when I look back and hope the new year coming will be better than this one. I ... More

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