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Goliath Birdeater: WorldâEUR(TM)s Largest Spider Can Grow As Long As A ChildâEUR(TM)s Forearm
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, interesting, environment )

Marty
- 29 days ago - messagetoeagle.com
Goliath Birdeater is no ordinary spider. It is considered to be the worldâEUR(TM)s largest spider. It has eight legs and their span can reach up to a foot (30 centimeters) or about the size of a childâEUR(TM)s forearm...
These Students Just Designed and Built Gaza's Very First Solar Car   video
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, concept, design, energy, environment, renewable, solar, vehicle, Gaza, Palestine, Jamal Al Miqaty, Khalid Al Bardawil, prototype )

Evelyn
- 50 days ago - youtu.be
Inspired in the permanent shortage of electricity and diesel, the two students have used their knowledge to create a functioning prototype. Renewable sources, particularly solar energy, could pave the way to energy independence in Palestine.
Photosynthesis, By Hook or By Crook!
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, climate, environment, habitat, investigation, research, science, scientists )

Mitchell
- 51 days ago - news.rutgers.edu
Bacterial chlorophyl was "stolen," via endosymbiosis, long, long ago, paving the way for life on this planet as we know it!
French Billionaire Clashes With Rural California Town Over Water Rights
Science & Tech  (tags: water, ecosystems, environment, Sustainabililty, California, CA, water rights )

Carol
- 59 days ago - triplepundit.com
"...that insists the townâEUR(TM)s water is better served if it is bottled and exported to Japan."
Hurricane Matthew's Impact on Haiti Could Be Catastrophic
Science & Tech  (tags: Weather, Hurricane Matthew, Haiti, Caribbean, Cuba, Bahamas, Poverty, Environmental Degradation, National Hurricane Center, environment, history )

Cat
- 60 days ago - gizmodo.com
Give to UNICEF if you can afford to. The extremely dangerous Hurricane Matthew continues to barrel north, with the center of the storm expected to approach southwestern Haiti by later today.
Yeast May Have Helped Lichens Conquer Land!
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery, environment, interesting, science, research )

Mitchell
- 127 days ago - purdue.edu
"Lichens were also some of the first land-dwelling organisms, suggesting that a communal effort helped life make the ocean-to-land leap."
10 000 Days of Internet !!!!
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, concept, design, environment, history, humans, interesting, internet, investigation, NewTechnology, research, science, society, study, technology, world )

Frans
- 128 days ago - thunderclap.it
Come July 28th, the web will be 10k days old! The web is still in its infancy but through its public release, there has been a tremendous impact on lives around the world....
Take Action: Swarm the EPA!
Science & Tech  (tags: bees, epa, environment, pesticide, bee killer )

Dogan
- 129 days ago - environmentcalifornia.webaction.org
Millions of bees are dying off, with alarming consequences for our environment and our food supply. It's urgent we protect our bees. That's why we're swarming the EPA with more than 50,000 petitions to ban bee-killing pesticides by July 31.
Warming Oceans Are Causing the Melting of Glaciers
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, environment, global warming, greenhouse gases, interesting, Ocean Resources and Ecosystems Program a, news, US Geological Survey, world )

Kayleen
- 139 days ago - csmonitor.com
Warmer oceans are the primary driver of the world's shrinking glaciers. If we continue with greenhouse gas emissions, then catastrophic sea level rises will occur within several decades, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Scientists Warn of 'Unsafe' Decline in Biodiversity
Science & Tech  (tags: ecosystems, crop pollination, waste decomposition, carbon cycle, scientists, climate, environment )

Ray
- 141 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists warn that, if left unchecked, biodiversity loss could have devastating consequences, An international team of scientists has issued a warning that biodiversity is dropping below safe levels for the support and wellbeing of human societies.
Science Explains Why Volcanoes Are Erupting All Over the Place Right Now
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, environment, climate, humans, science, society, technology, world )

John
- 146 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The Earth seems to have been smoking a lot recently. Volcanoes are erupting in Iceland, Hawaii, Indonesia, Ecuador and Mexico right now. Others, in the Philippines and Papua New Guinea, erupted recently but seem to have calmed down.
Traumatised By Jaws? There's Now a Device to Stop Great White Shark Attacks.
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, science, technology )

Monika
- 148 days ago - theconversation.com
Shark Shield deterred 89% of great whites from approaching bait.
New Carbon Capture Method Turns CO2 Into Solid Rocks Within Months
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, discovery, environment, health, humans, interesting, habitat, investigation, NewTechnology, research, safety, science, scientists, society, study, technology, world )

Frans
- 148 days ago - industrytap.com
Scientists have been working for years to find out ways to suck CO2 from the atmosphere and industrial plants. The only thing stopping them in capturing the carbon was the cost involved and finding an efficient way to store or repurpose the CO2.....
Colombia Builds Houses With Blocks Made of Discarded Plastics   video
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, recycling plastics, architect, Columbia, Oscar Mendez, Conceptos Plasticos, Oscar Andres Mendez Gerardino, bricks, low cost housing )

Evelyn
- 150 days ago - youtu.be
(See article also - link in 1st comment) Mendez's company, Conceptos Plasticos, was founded in 2010, and uses an industrial process called extrusion to create its special plastic bricks from unrecycled plastics.
 

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