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Small-Scale Gold Mining Pollutes Indonesian Lands by Wahh P. Facebook Posted Tue 07 Jan 2014 3:42am CISITU, Indonesia — In the remote mountains of West Java, workers like 15-year-old David Mario Chandra are an integral part of Indonesia’s gold industry. A workshop next to his family’s house in Cisitu, in Banten Province, contains machinery that turns gold ore into usable nuggets. The procedure seems simple enough: The crushed ore is tumbled ... Read on »
Outdoor Etiquette: “Lend a Hand. Care for the land.” “Lend a hand. Care for the land.” by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Thu 13 Aug 2009 7:11pm In just a few days,  I will be enjoying the great outdoors! It’s only been 2 1/2 weeks since we’ve been back from our first trip. This trip, were going to Mammoth and staying in a condo. Last trip we camped for the remaining four days. Which was a bit hairy at times with a 2 yr. old and 3 mos. old but we managed. I’m so glad we did it too! A g ... Read on »
Outdoor Etiquette: “Lend a Hand. Care for the land.” “Lend a hand. Care for the land.” by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Fri 02 Oct 2009 10:07pm In just a few days,  I will be enjoying the great outdoors again! It’s only been 2 1/2 weeks since we’ve been back from our first trip. Were going to Mammoth and staying in a condo. Our last trip we camped for the remaining four day. Which was a bit hairy at times with a 2 yr. old and 3 mos. old but we managed. I’m so glad we did it too! It wa ... Read on »
New World Map Highlights Oceans; Land Masses Are Blank by Sally Kneidel Patient Expert Posted Wed 03 Jun 2009 12:23am New world map courtesy of National Center for Ecological Analysis & Synthesis Most world maps are drawn to show details of the world's land masses but they leave the oceans blank. Now a group of scientists have created a map that's just the opposite. The continents are a blank gray, while the oceans are intricately detailed. ... Read on »
Ask White House & EPA to Ban Land Application of Sewage Sludge Biosolids by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 01 Jan 2013 12:00am URGENT: sludge ban petition/please sign   There is an excerpt from and link to an article by David Lewis titled Institutional Researcher Misconduct: An Honest Researcher's Worst Nightmare that will put this petition into context. From the intro: Scientists have implicated environmental pollutants and pediatric vaccines as p ... Read on »
Vehicle Motion Alarms: Necessity, Noise Pollution, or Both? by Environmental Health Posted Sat 01 Jan 2011 12:00am Open Access News | Spheres of Influence Vehicle Motion Alarms: Necessity, Noise Pollution, or Both? Article Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Mak ... Read on »
Surface Temperatures Over Land Masses Showed Second-Warmest October Ever Recorded by Corbett K. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Wed 10 Dec 2008 9:12pm Since the very beginning of this blog in the summer of 2007, I have warned about rising temperatures. Given that my corner of this blog community is labeled Keyboard Culture Global Warming, this should come as little surprise. At the risk of tooting my own horn, it likewise should come as little surprise that my prognostication ... Read on »
"Time to turn the land over to f... by Raw Cuisine Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 2:38pm “Time to turn the land over to fig trees yet?” - Holly from The Sunday Times February 24, 2008 Food shortages loom as wheat crop shrinks and prices rise Jonathan Leake THE world is only ten weeks away from running out of wheat supplies after stocks fell to their lowest levels for 50 years. The crisis has pushed pri ... Read on »
ACTIVISM WORKS: Dole denounces Navy's proposed landing field by Sally Kneidel Patient Expert Posted Wed 03 Jun 2009 12:24am Our Republican senator, Elizabeth Dole, announced yesterday that she too will take a stand to protect wildlife. She joins thousands of activists who have banded together to protect crucial wildlife habitat on the coastal plain of North Carolina. Citizens and politicians from all over the state have united over this struggle, including farm ... Read on »
ALBANY BULB: Nature Sanctuary, Outdoor Art Museum, Homeless Encampment, Million Dollar Views Prevail at Spit of Land Jutting int by Gambolin Man Posted Sat 21 Nov 2009 10:02pm Standing a hundred yards away from a noisy, double-barreled, twelve lane freeway connecting Chicago to San Francisco - Interstate 80 – I have an unobstructed view of the mudflats and beyond, of the spit of land jutting into the water at the bayshore. The phantasmagoric frenzy of the nonstop freeway might as well be light-years away. ... Read on »