In a first of its kind survey of the planet’s largest lakes, NASA has found that the temperatures have been steadily warming over the past 25 years in response to … [Read full article]
Our Water Planet – How Much Do You Know?
This post is part of our participation in Blog Action Day 2010, which is on the topic of Water. As R. Buckminster Fuller reminded us, we are all traveling aboard “spaceship … [Read full article]
Meet 'Enviropig' – A Cleaner, Greener Transgenic Pig
University of Guelph scientists have created a transgenic pig — the Enviropig — which better digests phosphorus compounds. This development came in response to concerns of negative environmental impacts from animal manure run-off causing algal blooms in waterways, and consequently killing fish and other aquatic creatures.
Mountain and Lake Photos (10 Friday Photos)
[social_buttons] Enjoy this week’s 10 Friday Photos post with ten photos of beautiful mountain and lake combinations. Mountains and lakes are beautiful on their own and I’m sure we will … [Read full article]
Dog Death Caps Summer of Blue-Green Algae in MN
Blue-green algae blooms on Minnesota lakes are linked to a dog death and illnesses, and apparently caused by runoff pollution. [social_buttons] The death of a dog after it frolicked in … [Read full article]