Sustain Our Earth
56.3K views | +0 today
Follow
Sustain Our Earth
News that effects the sustainability of life on Earth
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

Protests against British energy companies turn violent

Protests against British energy companies turn violent | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
London (UPI) May 5, 2013 - Though operations are in their infancy, protests against hydraulic fracturing in the United Kingdom have turned violent, corporate officials said.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

China tycoon eyes Norway after cold reception in Iceland

China tycoon eyes Norway after cold reception in Iceland | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Shanghai (AFP) May 05, 2014 - A Chinese property tycoon shut out by Iceland after he sought to buy a vast tract of the country is turning his attention to Norway, he told AFP on Monday.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

Where the Wild Things Were | The Scientist Magazine®

Where the Wild Things Were | The Scientist Magazine® | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Conservationists are reintroducing large animals to areas they once roamed, providing ecologists with the chance to assess whether such “rewilding” efforts can restore lost ecosystems.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

U.S. Announces First Superstorm-Related Oil Reserve

U.S. Announces First Superstorm-Related Oil Reserve | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

The U.S. Department of Energy announced on May 2 that it plans to build an oil storage facility in the northeast to prepare for future emergencies. The storage reserve will hold approximately 1 million barrels of gasoline, and DOE estimates it will cost $215 million to build.

 

The decision to build gasoline storage infrastructure is part of the government’s response to the widespread damage caused by 2012’s Hurricane Sandy. In the super storm’s aftermath, people in New Jersey and New York suffered through periods of blackouts and gasoline shortages. Some gas stations had no supplies for 30 days and others experienced long lines.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

Stephen Hawking: 'Transcendence looks at the implications of artificial intelligence - but are we taking AI seriously enough?'

Stephen Hawking: 'Transcendence looks at the implications of artificial intelligence - but are we taking AI seriously enough?' | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
With the Hollywood blockbuster Transcendence playing in cinemas, with Johnny Depp and Morgan Freeman showcasing clashing visions for the future of humanity, it's tempting to dismiss the notion of highly intelligent machines as mere science fiction. But this would be a mistake, and potentially our worst mistake in history.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

Four held over deadly bridge collapse in China: Xinhua

Beijing (AFP) May 04, 2014 - Chinese authorities said Sunday that four people had been detained over a bridge collapse in southern Guangdong province that killed 11 people and severely injured two, state media reported.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

East Antarctic 'ice plugs' preventing giant rise in sea level

East Antarctic 'ice plugs' preventing giant rise in sea level | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Potsdam, Germany (UPI) May 5, 2013 - There's a giant bowl of ice in East Antarctica that sits below sea level, and could - if allowed to slip free - cause sea level to rise more than a dozen feet. Luckily, as researchers recently discovered, it's held back by several ice plugs.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

US state of Florida asks for Obama's help in flood recovery

US state of Florida asks for Obama's help in flood recovery | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Miami (AFP) May 05, 2014 - Following a month of severe weather, the governor of Florida called on US President Barack Obama Monday to designate part of the state a disaster area so it can receive federal aid.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

New study sheds light on global warming trends

New study sheds light on global warming trends | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Tallahassee FL (SPX) May 06, 2014 -
New research by a team of Florida State University scientists shows the first detailed look at global land surface warming trends over the last 100 years, illustrating precisely when and where diffe
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

Philippine typhoon survivors still struggling: Red Cross

Philippine typhoon survivors still struggling: Red Cross | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Manila (AFP) May 05, 2014 - Tens of thousands of Philippine survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan face long-term problems finding permanent homes and jobs half a year after the disaster, the Red Cross said Monday.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

Mexican police seized 68,000 tonnes of iron ore mined by drug lords

Mexican police seized 68,000 tonnes of iron ore mined by drug lords | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
So far this year Mexico has seized more than 200,000 tonnes of illegal iron ore, most of it on its way to China.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

Death toll rises to 12 in Colombian gold mine collapse

Death toll rises to 12 in Colombian gold mine collapse | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Colombian authorities have ruled out the chance of finding any survivors.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

Economics of high tunnels examined in southwestern United States

Economics of high tunnels examined in southwestern United States | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Used throughout the world in horticulture and agriculture production, high tunnels are less complex and less expensive versions of greenhouses. The structures' passive heating and cooling capabilities can offer growers a cost-effective way to extend the growing season for high-value crops such as fruits, ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

Chinese rig suspected of entering Vietnamese waters illegally

Chinese rig suspected of entering Vietnamese waters illegally | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Hanoi, Vietnam (UPI) May 5, 2013 - China National Offshore Oil Corp. is operating in waters claimed by the government of Vietnam, a spokesman for the Vietnamese government said.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

Iran ready to help European energy sector as Odessa burns

Iran ready to help European energy sector as Odessa burns | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Tehran (UPI) May 5, 2013 - Iran is ready to help meet European energy needs through pipeline or liquefied natural gas deliveries, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zangenah said.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

Michigan Takes Away the "Right to Farm" from Folks in the Suburbs | The Daily Sheeple

Michigan Takes Away the "Right to Farm" from Folks in the Suburbs | The Daily Sheeple | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The War on Self-Sufficiency continues, and this week's victims are small backyard farmers in Michigan.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

Faber: The Market is Long Overdue for a Significant Correction

Faber: The Market is Long Overdue for a Significant Correction | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

On whether or not China is headed toward financial crisis, Dr. Faber had this to say: “You know, this discussion about China being a bubble or not, all I can say is that the credit expansion as a percentage of GDP – which has been 50% between 2008 and today – is unprecedented in any country in modern history…The credit expansion points towards a credit bubble of huge dimensions.”

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

Cargo ship sinks, 11 missing near Hong Kong: officials

Cargo ship sinks, 11 missing near Hong Kong: officials | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Hong Kong (AFP) May 05, 2014 - Authorities launched an air and sea rescue operation Monday to find 11 crew members from a Chinese cargo ship after it collided with another vessel and sank just outside Hong Kong's teeming waters.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

Big quake rattles Tokyo, 17 injured

Big quake rattles Tokyo, 17 injured | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Tokyo, Japan (AFP) May 05, 2014 - A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake shook buildings in the Japanese capital Tokyo early Monday, slightly injuring 17 people, but officials stressed there was no risk of a tsunami.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

Strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake rattles northern Thailand

Strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake rattles northern Thailand | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Bangkok (AFP) May 05, 2014 - A strong and shallow earthquake rattled northern Thailand on Monday afternoon, shaking tall buildings in Bangkok hundreds of miles to the south, but there were no immediate reports of casualties.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

Scientists saving Darwin finches one pesticide-soaked cotton ball at a time

Scientists saving Darwin finches one pesticide-soaked cotton ball at a time | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Isabela Island, Ecuador (UPI) May 5, 2013 - Scientists aren't exactly sure when the nest fly Philornis downsi first showed up on the Galapagos Islands, but their population began exploding in the 1990s - which was and still is bad news for island birds, whose offspring are highly susceptible to the fly's larvae, blood-sucking parasitic maggots.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

Afghan authorities seek new homes for landslide refugees

Afghan authorities seek new homes for landslide refugees | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Aab Bareek, Afghanistan (AFP) May 05, 2014 - Afghan officials said Monday they plan to build new houses for hundreds of families made homeless by a landslide that entombed a northeastern village and killed at least 300 people.
more...
Dorothy Retha Cook's curator insight, April 4, 2016 6:11 AM

Lord God have mercy on them all meet their needs as only you can. Forgive us of all oyr sins bless them with your supernatural divine intervention as only you can for your grace and mercy is more than enough Lord God thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you for everyting for we know it could have been worse.

Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

France definitively bans GM corn

France definitively bans GM corn | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Paris (AFP) May 05, 2014 - France definitively banned the growing of genetically modified corn on Monday after its highest court and Senate both confirmed an existing ban.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

Baffinland’s iron ore mine in Nunavut readies to start production

Baffinland’s iron ore mine in Nunavut readies to start production | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The company will soon begin transporting ore up to Milne Inlet, where it will wait to be loaded onto ships during the open water season of 2015.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by SustainOurEarth
Scoop.it!

Rare Earth project in Nebraska to bring 'huge economic opportunities'

Rare Earth project in Nebraska to bring 'huge economic opportunities' | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
NioCorp Developments' El Creek niobium mine could become the first such a mine in the US, which currently imports 100% of its needs for the element.
more...
No comment yet.