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The Energy of Tomorrow May Not Be Solar, but Seaweed

The Energy of Tomorrow May Not Be Solar, but Seaweed

motherearth October 17, 2017 0

The U.S. Department of Energy is investing in a novel source of future renewable energy in the form of seaweed. That’s right — seaweed energy. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports that the DOE is investing nearly $1.5 million

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Paris Officially Says It’s Phasing Out All Non-Electric Cars

Paris Officially Says It’s Phasing Out All Non-Electric Cars

motherearth October 13, 2017 0

Soon, drivers will only have the option of using electric cars in Paris as authorities in the French capital have announced plans to remove all gas- and diesel-powered cars by 2030. “This is about

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Meteorologists Predict A Snow-Filled Winter

Meteorologists Predict A Snow-Filled Winter

motherearth October 13, 2017 0

If the recent hot spell blanketing much of the United States has you yearning for blizzards, frigid temperatures, and deep, unbroken powder, the new winter forecast from Accuweather meteorologists is sure to warm your

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Scientists Find Pesticide Residue In 75 Percent Of Honey

Scientists Find Pesticide Residue In 75 Percent Of Honey

motherearth October 12, 2017 0

About three-quarters of the world’s honey is contaminated with pesticides known to harm bees, a new study suggests. The insecticide levels are within the range considered safe for human consumption, the study’s authors point out, but

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Documentary Shows Jane Goodall in New Light with Unseen Footage

Documentary Shows Jane Goodall in New Light with Unseen Footage

motherearth October 12, 2017 0

In the early 1960s, Jane Goodall’s revolutionary studies of wild chimpanzees challenged the scientific establishment’s ideas about animals, as well as about women. The story never gets old, but it’s also been told in multiple films,

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There’s Evidence the Moon Had an Atmosphere for 70 Million Years

There’s Evidence the Moon Had an Atmosphere for 70 Million Years

motherearth October 10, 2017 0

FOUR BILLION YEARS AGO, THE Moon was going through a rough patch. During this age, now known as the Late Heavy Bombardment, the Moon (along with Earth) was being pummeled by asteroids. This had the

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The Northern California Wildfires Have Killed At Least 10 People And Destroyed More Than 1,500 Structures

The Northern California Wildfires Have Killed At Least 10 People And Destroyed More Than 1,500 Structures

motherearth October 10, 2017 0

Since late Sunday night, fast-moving wildfires have raged through Northern California and have brought death and destruction that are both bound to grow worse. Napa, Sonoma, and Yuba counties have now burned for over 24 hours, and a

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Rapper B.o.B Is Trying to Launch a Satellite to Show the Earth Is Flat

Rapper B.o.B Is Trying to Launch a Satellite to Show the Earth Is Flat

motherearth October 6, 2017 0

A rapper-turned-flat-Earther is attempting to prove that the world is not round by crowdfunding his own satellite launch. B.o.B, born Bobby Ray Simmons Jr., is a rapper from Georgia who once recorded a diss

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Pacific Walrus Denied Endangered Species Protection

Pacific Walrus Denied Endangered Species Protection

motherearth October 6, 2017 0

Pacific walruses have been left out in the cold by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Following both a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity and a decision made during the Obama administration

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Newly Discovered Prehistoric Monster Was A Seafaring Crocodilian

Newly Discovered Prehistoric Monster Was A Seafaring Crocodilian

motherearth October 5, 2017 0

The ancient Jurassic seas would have been a terrifying place to take a swim. Now there’s one more reason to be thankful that you weren’t around some 160 million years ago: the so-called “Melksham

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