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Wildfires...getting wilder
ABCnew reports here that as global warming increases so too will wildfires.  This isn't exactly new news, but ABC reports that several new recent reports blame this directly on man made climate change.
ABCnew reports here that as global warming increases so too will wildfires.  This isn't exactly new news, but ABC reports that several new recent reports blame this directly on man made climate change.
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Sentinel satelite reveals ice melt speed
Fascinating article on BBC News showcasing some information from the recently released Sentinel satelite. Click here
Fascinating article on BBC News showcasing some information from the recently released Sentinel satelite. Click here
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Land Grabbing
I read recently about an alarming trend is developing as the threat of Food Security grows in the developed world, the leasing of vast amounts of agriculture producing land in other countries.  These leases, often 50 years long, sometimes longer effectively...
I read recently about an alarming trend is developing as the threat of Food Security grows in the developed world, the leasing of vast amounts of agriculture producing land in other countries.  These leases, often 50 years lo...
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Clean Water
TED is a valuable website to pick up all sorts of tidbits of inspiration.  This video, showing Michael Pritchard's water filter is an incredible example of how technology can solve a problem.  Sadly the problem of distributing this technology, which clearly...
TED is a valuable website to pick up all sorts of tidbits of inspiration.  This video, showing Michael Pritchard's water filter is an incredible example of how technology can solve a problem.  Sadly the problem of distributin...
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A new world...right here
My burdgeoning interest in the very broad topic of Climate Change, which in fact encompasses so much more than simply what's implied by those two simple words, is traced back a couple of years.  An article in New Scientist shared to me by a friend.  It was ...
My burdgeoning interest in the very broad topic of Climate Change, which in fact encompasses so much more than simply what's implied by those two simple words, is traced back a couple of years.  An article in New Scientist sh...
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Review: Zombie Combat Manual by Roger Ma
The Zombie Combat Manual is one of MANY zombie survival books in existence today.  There are many books that are substandard, many that seem to treat the threat of the living dead as some kind of joke or fantasy.  These are no doubt due to the various films...
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NASA announce glacial retreat is 'unstoppable'
BBC News reports here that NASA conclude that the West Antartica ice sheet is in an unstoppable decline that will add 1.2m to sea levels worldwide. The decline is likely to be over centuries, but that doesn't mean we won't see an impact in our lifetime.
BBC News reports here that NASA conclude that the West Antartica ice sheet is in an unstoppable decline that will add 1.2m to sea levels worldwide. The decline is likely to be over centuries, but that doesn't mean we won't se...
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People waste time and resources on this sort of thing....
While strictly not a post about Climate Change or the impacts of humanity on the earth and everything else I want this blog to be about, this story on IT news site The Register does pose the question about how much energy we utilise in moronic endeavours.  ...
While strictly not a post about Climate Change or the impacts of humanity on the earth and everything else I want this blog to be about, this story on IT news site The Register does pose the question about how much energy we ...
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Plan B 4.0 by Lester R Brown
Available as a free PDF from the Earth Policy Institute or as hard or kindle copy from Amazon or as an audiobook from Auidble, The book proposes that if we continue as 'business as usual' civilisation will be on a downward spiral as social, economic and env...
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Review: SAKURA 30 x 60 zoom mini compact binoculars
When on the move you need to keep your kit light but not compromise on quality.  The advantage of seeing things from afar from both a tactical combat, and scouting perspective is vital.  While a large pair of binoculars may offer better magnification, they ...
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Review: Am-Tech 12-in-1 Multi-Function Tool with Axe Head
You may be required to move to a survival situation at a moment's or even less than, a moment's notice.  Sometimes you won't have your Bug Out Bag (BOB) to hand with all your vital equipment and weaponary inside. Assuming you haven't stored some secondary B...
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I'll stick with Spikes on me wheels....
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