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Alcatraz Prison Goes Solar

Alcatraz Prison Goes Solar | The Wild Planet | Scoop.it

The historic fog-wreathed prison in the middle of San Francisco Bay now gets most of its power from the sun.The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is reporting that one of San Francisco's most notorious tourist attractions has gone solar. Alcatraz Island, a forbidding outcrop in the middle of San Francisco Bay that was used as a prison from 1861-1963, now gets most of its electrical power from solar panels.

 


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Primrose organics: a model of sustainability - audio slideshow

Primrose organics: a model of sustainability - audio slideshow | The Wild Planet | Scoop.it
Using sustainable techniques he collectively calls 'high biodiversity low carbon polyculture', farmer Dr Paul Benham grows an astonishing £25,000 worth of organic produce every year on an acre and a half of land in the Black Mountains...

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Scotland's first marine energy park to set sail

Scotland's first marine energy park to set sail | The Wild Planet | Scoop.it
John O'Groat JournalScotland's first marine energy park to set sailBusiness GreenAccording to The Carbon Trust, there are currently 46 different wave and tidal power devices under development in the UK, significantly more than any other country in...

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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Facts and Information on the Moray eels

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Facts and Information on the Moray eels | The Wild Planet | Scoop.it

Moray eels are commonly known by their
snake-like appearance and vicious behavior when disturbed. There is a lot more
to these slithering swimmers than most people may know. Below you'll find facts
and information on this fascinating creature.


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