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EARTH PORTATION News April 30th

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ANIMALS 
-Humpback Whale Shows Amazing Appreciation After Being Saved
http://www.godvine.com/Humpback-Whale-Shows-Amazing-Appreciation-After-Being-Saved-1438.html


CLIMATE
- Eating Less Meat Is World's Best Chance For Timely Climate Change, Say Experts

- See How Climate Change & Rising Sea Levels Plague American Cities Right Now (Video)

ECONOMICS 
- ‎CHART OF THE DAY: This Chart Vindicates The Obama Economic Recovery
"Now the first thing to note [re. chart by Reuters] is that the US has recovered WAY better than either the Eurozone or the UK. So if you think Obama has been a disaster, you might first acknowledge that the US has performed better than all its major Western peers." —JOE WEISENTHAL, Business Journal

 - Intelligence Is Overrated: What You Really Need To Succeed

ENERGY 
- Energy Storage: Costly but Key to Power Production

- Some 70 mayors start group seeking society without nuclear power

- Biophotovoltaic Moss Table Generates Electricity Through Photosynthesis

FASHION 
- Aussie designer, Cambodian women create wearable products out of spent bomb shells

GARDENS 
- 7 Nutrient-Rich Brews Your Plants Will Love
1.Seaweed/Kelp
2.Boiled Vegetable Water -
3.Kitchen Scrap Infusion - vegetable peelings
4.Yard Refuse Infusion -  leaves, twigs, dead flower heads
5.Manure Tea
6.Compost Tea
7.Boiled Eggs Water
 - Trizin Stools made from warped wood lead the way for clean modern aesthetics

PEOPLE
- Happy 3rd Anniversary David Brower Center! How a Building Can Build Community

PERMACULTURE 
-Cambai: Relive the nostalgia of reclining admits nature in a tree house

PLANTS 
- Scientists discover new kind of blue-green algae with carbonates in their cells

- Edible Flowers - Primrose, Hollyhock- Free Food and Medicine

SCIENCE
- Nanotechnology-Related Safety and Ethics Problem Emerging

- Scientists Prove DNA Can Be Reprogrammed by Words and Frequencies

- Quantum Mechanics

- Researchers direct self assembly of gold nanoparticles into device ready thin films

- Redefining time

- LA to turn Rooftops into a solar power plant capable of producing 5.5GW of power

SOLAR 
- SOLAR DEATH RAY WATER aqua lens with 1/3 Kilowatt Heat Energy

- Maryville College gets EnerFusion's solar powered picnic tables

 - Leaf-Mimicking Solar Cells Generate 47% More Electricity

SPACE
- Record-breaking radio waves discovered from ultra-cool star

-A Universe from Nothing?

SUSTAINABILITY 
- Super Simple DIY Beach Chair Is Made from a Towel and Broomsticks

- Living Pono  taro

TECH 
- How and Why To Cut Down on Communications

 - Reusable Water Bottle Tracks How Much Plastic You Keep Out of the Trash

- Energy Harvesting in Your Home, Wireless Power for Medical Implants, Colorful Energy Pricing and More From EarthTechling

- With random lasers, Yale researchers fight random noise, improve imaging

- MIT team makes a DIY wooden cell phone

URBAN 
- Datong Museum’s passive design to keep it energy efficient and resistant to atmospheric corrosion

- Research and Development Complex in Hangzhou promotes new techniques and technologies

- Green Roofs Are Changing Architecture: Kowloon Rail Terminus

WIND 
- Wind farms lift the temperature in their region

ANIMALS -Humpback Whale Shows Amazing Appreciation After Being Saved

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http://www.godvine.com/Humpback-Whale-Shows-Amazing-Appreciation-After-Being-Saved-1438.html

CLIMATE - Eating Less Meat Is World's Best Chance For Timely Climate Change, Say Experts

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http://www.forbes.com/sites/michellemaisto/2012/04/28/eating-less-meat-is-worlds-best-chance-for-timely-climate-change-say-experts/

CLIMATE - See How Climate Change & Rising Sea Levels Plague American Cities Right Now

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http://www.treehugger.com/climate-change/see-how-climate-change-rising-sea-levels-plague-american-cities-right-now-video.html

ECONOMICS - ‎CHART OF THE DAY: This Chart Vindicates The Obama Economic Recovery

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Now the first thing to note [re. chart by Reuters] is that the US has recovered WAY better than either the Eurozone or the UK. So if you think Obama has been a disaster, you might first acknowledge that the US has performed better than all its major Western peers." —JOE WEISENTHAL, Business Journal
http://www.businessinsider.com/chart-of-the-day-us-vs-uk-growth-2012-4#ixzz1tNEUIiE1

ECONOMICS - Intelligence Is Overrated: What You Really Need To Succeed

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http://www.forbes.com/sites/keldjensen/2012/04/12/intelligence-is-overrated-what-you-really-need-to-succeed/

ENERGY - Energy Storage: Costly but Key to Power Production

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http://www.forbes.com/sites/kensilverstein/2012/04/29/energy-storage-costly-but-key-to-power-production/

ENERGY - Some 70 mayors start group seeking society without nuclear power

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http://english.kyodonews.jp/news/2012/04/155435.html

ENERGY - Biophotovoltaic Moss Table Generates Electricity Through Photosynthesis

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http://inhabitat.com/moss-table-by-biophotovoltaics-generates-electricity-through-photosynthesis/

FASHION - Aussie designer, Cambodian women create wearable products out of spent bomb shells

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http://www.ecofriend.com/aussie-designer-cambodian-women-create-wearable-products-spent-bomb-shells.html

GARDENS - 7 Nutrient-Rich Brews Your Plants Will Love

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1.Seaweed/Kelp
2.Boiled Vegetable Water -
3.Kitchen Scrap Infusion - vegetable peelings
4.Yard Refuse Infusion -  leaves, twigs, dead flower heads
5.Manure Tea
6.Compost Tea
7.Boiled Eggs Water
http://tipnut.com/plant-brews/

HOMES - Trizin Stools made from warped wood lead the way for clean modern aesthetics

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http://www.ecofriend.com/trizin-stools-made-warped-wood-lead-clean-modern-aesthetics.html

PEOPLE -Happy 3rd Anniversary David Brower Center! How a Building Can Build Community

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http://www.treehugger.com/urban-design/happy-3rd-anniversary-david-brower-center-how-building-can-build-community.html

PERMACULTURE -Cambai: Relive the nostalgia of reclining admits nature in a tree house

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http://www.ecofriend.com/cambai-relive-nostalgia-reclining-admits-nature-tree-house.html

PLANTS - Edible Flowers - Primrose, Hollyhock- Free Food and Medicine

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Edible Flowers - Primrose, Hollyhock- Free Food and Medicine














http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8MoZKSNWnT0&feature=youtu.be

SCIENCE - Nanotechnology-Related Safety and Ethics Problem Emerging

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http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120428000220.htm

SCIENCE - Scientists Prove DNA Can Be Reprogrammed by Words and Frequencies

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http://wakeup-world.com/2011/07/12/scientist-prove-dna-can-be-reprogrammed-by-words-frequencies/

SCIENCE - Researchers direct self assembly of gold nanoparticles into device ready thin films

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http://www.ecofriend.com/researchers-direct-assembly-gold-nanoparticles-device-ready-thin-films.html

SCIENCE - Redefining time

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http://phys.org/news/2012-04-redefining.html

SOLAR - LA to turn Rooftops into a solar power plant capable of producing 5.5GW of power

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http://www.ecofriend.com/la-turn-rooftops-solar-power-plant-capable-producing-55gw-power.html

SOLAR - Maryville College gets EnerFusion's solar powered picnic tables

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http://www.ecofriend.com/maryville-college-enerfusions-solar-powered-picnic-tables.html

SOLAR - Leaf-Mimicking Solar Cells Generate 47% More Electricity

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http://www.treehugger.com/solar-technology/leaf-mimicking-solar-cell-generates-47-more-electricity.html

SPACE - Record-breaking radio waves discovered from ultra-cool star

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http://phys.org/news/2012-04-record-breaking-radio-ultra-cool-star.html

SPACE -A Universe from Nothing?

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http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/cosmicvariance/2012/04/28/a-universe-from-nothing/

SUSTAINABILITY - Living Pono taro

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Living Pono  taro



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjZv27dU7kA&feature=share 

SUSTAINABILITY - Super Simple DIY Beach Chair Is Made from a Towel and Broomsticks

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http://www.treehugger.com/interior-design/sand-chair-tom-devrieze.html

TECH - How and Why To Cut Down on Communications

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http://www.forbes.com/sites/haydnshaughnessy/2012/04/28/how-and-why-to-cut-down-on-communications/

TECH - Reusable Water Bottle Tracks How Much Plastic You Keep Out of the Trash

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http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-product-design/999bottles-fernd-van-engelen.html

TECH - Energy Harvesting in Your Home, Wireless Power for Medical Implants, Colorful Energy Pricing and More From EarthTechling

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http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/energy-harvesting-home-wireless-power-medical-implants.html

TECH - With random lasers, Yale researchers fight random noise, improve imaging

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http://phys.org/news/2012-04-random-lasers-yale-noise-imaging.html

TECH - MIT team makes a DIY wooden cell phone

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http://www.ecofriend.com/mit-team-makes-diy-wooden-cell-phone.html

URBAN - Datong Museum’s passive design to keep it energy efficient and resistant to atmospheric corrosion

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http://www.ecofriend.com/datong-museums-passive-design-keep-energy-efficient-resistant-atmospheric-corrosion.html

URBAN - Research and Development Complex in Hangzhou promotes new techniques and technologies

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http://www.ecofriend.com/research-development-complex-hangzhou-promotes-new-techniques-technologies.html

URBAN - Green Roofs Are Changing Architecture: Kowloon Rail Terminus

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http://www.treehugger.com/green-architecture/green-roofs-are-changing-architecture-kowloon-rail-terminus.html

WIND - Wind farms lift the temperature in their region

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http://phys.org/news/2012-04-farms-temperature-region.html

EARTH PORTATION News April 27th

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ANIMALS 
-Millions of Bird Deaths at Communication Towers
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120425193056.htm


ART
-Photographer Discovers Another World with Macro Photography
http://www.treehugger.com/slideshows/natural-sciences/macro-photographs-natural-world/


CLIMATE
- Air Pollution Delayed Climate Change in US
http://www.treehugger.com/climate-change/particulate-pollution-delayed-climate-change-over-eastern-united-states.html
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-hole-climate-eastern-states.html


EARTH 
- Amazing Video Shows All Roads, Air, and Shipping Routes on Earth Like Never Before!
http://www.treehugger.com/aviation/amazing-video-shows-all-roads-air-and-shipping-routes-earth-never.html


- Geophysicists Employ Novel Method to Identify Sources of Global Sea Level Rise
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120424142259.htm


ECONOMICS 
- Watch Your Breath: The 10 Most Polluted Cities in the Nation
http://www.treehugger.com/environmental-policy/watch-your-breath-these-are-10-most-polluted-cities-nation.html


 - Polluting China for the Sake of Economic Growth
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120427100117.htm


- Emerging Platforms Support Water Trading Around the World
http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevezwick/2012/04/26/emerging-platforms-support-water-trading-around-the-world/


- The Most Dangerous U.S. Cities For Women
http://www.forbes.com/sites/meghancasserly/2012/04/26/most-dangerous-us-cities-women-anchorage-fairbanks-flint/


 - Millionaire Mom Creates .COM Sensation in Dorm Room
http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/driven/millionaire-mom-creates-com-sensation-dorm-room-145332435.html


ENERGY
- Microsoft Designing Landfill-Fueled, Off-Grid Data Center
http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/microsoft-designing-landfill-fueled-grid-data-center.html


 - Glass fibers coated with a thermoelectric material recover wasted energy
http://www.ecofriend.com/glass-fibers-coated-thermoelectric-material-recover-wasted-energy.html


- Build a Hydropower Generator from CDs
http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/build-micro-hydropower-generator-repurposed-printer-parts.html


FASHION 
- Berlin Holds World's First ShirtMob to Trade T-Shirts and Memories
http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-fashion/fashionistas-invited-worlds-first-shirtmob.html


GARDENS 
-Discovery may allow plant breeders to 'switch off' flower production
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-discovery-breeders-production.html


HOMES
- WWOO Outdoor Kitchen Is Truly A Wow!
http://www.treehugger.com/kitchen-design/wwoo-outdoor-kitchen-truly-wow.html


- Pushpin Cork Stool: Simple and stylish addition to your home made out of cork
http://www.ecofriend.com/pushpin-cork-stool-simple-stylish-addition-home-made-cork.html


PEOPLE 
- The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation ( WE HAVE)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAD9sReX0sk&feature=share%27%2C%29


PERMACULTURE 
http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/1unfN9/www.motherearthnews.com/modern-homesteading/self-sufficient-homestead-zm0z11zkon.aspx


- Farming with Nature - A Case Study of Successful Temperate Permaculture.avi


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xd4X8oigRKk&feature=share%27%2C%29


PLANTS 
- 6 First Aid Tips to Help Trees After a Storm
http://www.treehugger.com/lawn-garden/6-first-aid-tips-storm-damaged-trees.html


- Following Life's Chemistry to the Earliest Branches on the Tree of Life
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120424142145.htm


- Pod Corn Develops Leaves in the Inflorescences
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120424120541.htm


-10 Pieces of Evidence That Plants Are Smarter Than You Think
1. Plants communicate with insects
2. Plants have memories
3. Plants create communication networks
4. Plants grow differently in response to sound
5. Plants measure time
6. Plants know up from down
7. Plants know who is family and who isn't
8. Plants warn each other about approaching enemies
9. Plants use camouflage
10. Plants are escape artists
http://io9.com/5901172/10-pieces-of-evidence-that-plants-are-smarter-than-you-think


-Greenhouse to Go Lets Plants Escape the Apocalypse with You
http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-product-design/studio-besau-marguerre-greenhouse-go.html


SCIENCE 
- Improving on the Amazing: Scientists Seek New Conductors for Metamaterials
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120424121748.htm


-Scientists Discover Bilayer Structure in Efficient Solar Material
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120424120749.htm


- Self-Healing Concrete?
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120426105001.htm


- New Particle Discovered at CERN
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120427095621.htm


-  GraphExeter: New graphene-based material could revolutionise electronics industry
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-graphexeter-graphene-based-material-revolutionise-electronics.html


- Researchers find a way to make glass that's anti-fogging, self-cleaning and free of glare
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-glass-anti-fogging-self-cleaning-free-glare.html


- A Brief Peek into the Future with Michio Kaku
http://www.forbes.com/sites/daviddisalvo/2012/04/27/a-brief-peek-into-the-future-with-michio-kaku/


- Graphene found to emit infrared light 
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-graphene-emit-infrared.html


SOLAR 
- US Energy Department to fund development of plug and play solar systems
http://www.ecofriend.com/energy-department-fund-development-plug-play-solar-systems.html


- USC scientists develop groundbreaking printable liquid solar cells
http://www.ecofriend.com/usc-scientists-develop-groundbreaking-printable-liquid-solar-cells.html

- Graphene to boost the performance of new generation solar cells
http://www.ecofriend.com/graphene-boost-performance-new-generation-solar-cells.html


- Shares in China Solar Equipment Maker Fall By Daily Limit On Profit Wipeout
http://www.forbes.com/sites/russellflannery/2012/04/27/shares-in-china-solar-equipment-maker-fall-by-daily-limit-on-profit-wipeout/


- UK company to build Sun orbiter
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-uk-company-sun-orbiter.html


SPACE
- Gorgeous Time-Lapse of Our Solar System Using NASA Probe Photos
http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/gorgeous-time-lapse-of-our-solar-system-using-nasa-probe-photos.html


- New Form of Lava Flow Discovered On Mars
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120426143804.htm


SUSTAINABILITY 
- Small floating Island with green cottage rests on 5,000 used plastic bottles
http://www.ecofriend.com/small-floating-island-green-cottage-rests-5000-used-plastic-bottles.html


- Greenhouse to Go Lets Plants Escape the Apocalypse with You
http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-product-design/studio-besau-marguerre-greenhouse-go.html


TECH 
- Websites Can Show Carbon Footprint of Products or Services by Adding One Line of Code
http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/websites-can-show-carbon-footprint-products-or-services-adding-one-line-code.html


- Steampunk Ticker-Tape Twittertape Machine Lets You Tweet Like it's 1899
http://www.treehugger.com/culture/steampunk-ticker-tape-twittertape-machine-lets-you-tweet-its-1899.html


- Build-Your-Own Cell Phone Kit Created by MIT Media Lab
http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/build-your-own-cell-phone-kit-created-by-mit-media-lab.html


- Scientists utilize X-rays to determine the performance of printable electronics
http://www.ecofriend.com/scientists-utilize-rays-determine-performance-printable-electronics.html


- Designer conceives smartphone and tablet for Fujitsu Lifebook
http://www.ecofriend.com/designer-conceives-smartphone-tablet-fujitsu-lifebook.html


- Belgian company designs their line of desks with pedals, which can charge your mobile devices
http://www.ecofriend.com/belgian-company-designs-line-desks-pedals-charge-mobile-devices.html
http://www.instablogsimages.com/1/2012/04/26/webike_vsa3k_390x259.jpg


- A New Generation of Ultra-Small and High-Precision Lasers Emerges
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120426174113.htm


- LinkedIn: Selling You Out?
http://www.forbes.com/sites/victoriabarret/2012/04/27/linkedin-selling-you-out/


URBAN 
- Net Zero Certified: Two Buildings That Make More Energy Than They Use
http://news.thomasnet.com/green_clean/2012/04/26/net-zero-certified-two-buildings-that-make-more-energy-than-they-use/


- Koby Cottage a Revolution in Modular Building
http://www.treehugger.com/modular-design/koby-cottage-represents-revolution-modular-construction.html


- When Design Meets Social Justice
http://www.treehugger.com/interior-design/design-mixed-social-justice.html


- Gehry's new residential building adds to the beauty of Hong Kong
http://www.ecofriend.com/gehrys-new-residential-building-adds-beauty-hong-kong.html


WATER
- Floating Fish Farm: A sustainable infrastructure crafted out of bamboo for flood prone areas
http://www.ecofriend.com/floating-fish-farm-sustainable-infrastructure-crafted-bamboo-flood-prone-areas.html


- Wind Pushes Plastics Deeper Into Oceans, Driving Trash Estimates Up
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120425192843.htm


- Emerging Platforms Support Water Trading Around the World
http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevezwick/2012/04/26/emerging-platforms-support-water-trading-around-the-world/


- Atmospheric warming altering ocean salinity
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-rainfall.html


- Plastic trash estimates could go up as wind drives trash into deeper waters
http://www.ecofriend.com/plastic-trash-estimates-as-wind-drives-trash-deeper-waters.html


WIND 
- Western Wind Says Sell-off Unjustified
http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomkonrad/2012/04/26/western-wind-energy/

ANIMALS -Millions of Bird Deaths at Communication Towers

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http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120425193056.htm

ART -Photographer Discovers Another World with Macro Photography

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http://www.treehugger.com/slideshows/natural-sciences/macro-photographs-natural-world/

CLIMATE - Air Pollution Delayed Climate Change in US

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http://www.treehugger.com/climate-change/particulate-pollution-delayed-climate-change-over-eastern-united-states.html
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-hole-climate-eastern-states.html

EARTH - Amazing Video Shows All Roads, Air, and Shipping Routes on Earth Like Never Before!

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http://www.treehugger.com/aviation/amazing-video-shows-all-roads-air-and-shipping-routes-earth-never.html

EARTH - Geophysicists Employ Novel Method to Identify Sources of Global Sea Level Rise

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http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120424142259.htm

ECONOMICS - Polluting China for the Sake of Economic Growth

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http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120427100117.htm

ECONOMICS - Emerging Platforms Support Water Trading Around the World

0 comments
http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevezwick/2012/04/26/emerging-platforms-support-water-trading-around-the-world/

ECONOMICS - The Most Dangerous U.S. Cities For Women

1 comments
http://www.forbes.com/sites/meghancasserly/2012/04/26/most-dangerous-us-cities-women-anchorage-fairbanks-flint/

ECONOMICS - Millionaire Mom Creates .COM Sensation in Dorm Room

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http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/driven/millionaire-mom-creates-com-sensation-dorm-room-145332435.html

ENERGY - Microsoft Designing Landfill-Fueled, Off-Grid Data Center

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/microsoft-designing-landfill-fueled-grid-data-center.html

ENERGY - Glass fibers coated with a thermoelectric material recover wasted energy

0 comments
http://www.ecofriend.com/glass-fibers-coated-thermoelectric-material-recover-wasted-energy.html

ENERGY - Build a Hydropower Generator from CDs

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/build-micro-hydropower-generator-repurposed-printer-parts.html

FASHION - Berlin Holds World's First ShirtMob to Trade T-Shirts and Memories

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http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-fashion/fashionistas-invited-worlds-first-shirtmob.html

GARDENS -Discovery may allow plant breeders to 'switch off' flower production

0 comments
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-discovery-breeders-production.html

HOMES - WWOO Outdoor Kitchen Is Truly A Wow!

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http://www.treehugger.com/kitchen-design/wwoo-outdoor-kitchen-truly-wow.html

HOMES - Pushpin Cork Stool: Simple and stylish addition to your home made out of cork

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http://www.ecofriend.com/pushpin-cork-stool-simple-stylish-addition-home-made-cork.html

PEOPLE - The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

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The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation ( WE HAVE)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAD9sReX0sk&feature=share%27%2C%29

PERMACULTURE -Start a 1-Acre, Self-Sufficient Homestead

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http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/1unfN9/www.motherearthnews.com/modern-homesteading/self-sufficient-homestead-zm0z11zkon.aspx

PERMACULTURE - Farming with Nature - A Case Study of Successful Temperate Permaculture.avi

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Farming with Nature - A Case Study of Successful Temperate Permaculture.avi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xd4X8oigRKk&feature=share%27%2C%29

PLANTS - 6 First Aid Tips to Help Trees After a Storm

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http://www.treehugger.com/lawn-garden/6-first-aid-tips-storm-damaged-trees.html

PLANTS - Following Life's Chemistry to the Earliest Branches on the Tree of Life

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http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120424142145.htm

PLANTS - Pod Corn Develops Leaves in the Inflorescences

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http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120424120541.htm

PLANTS -10 Pieces of Evidence That Plants Are Smarter Than You Think

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10 Pieces of Evidence That Plants Are Smarter Than You Think
1. Plants communicate with insects
2. Plants have memories
3. Plants create communication networks
4. Plants grow differently in response to sound
5. Plants measure time
6. Plants know up from down
7. Plants know who is family and who isn't
8. Plants warn each other about approaching enemies
9. Plants use camouflage
10. Plants are escape artists
http://io9.com/5901172/10-pieces-of-evidence-that-plants-are-smarter-than-you-think

PLANTS -Greenhouse to Go Lets Plants Escape the Apocalypse with You

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http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-product-design/studio-besau-marguerre-greenhouse-go.html

SCIENCE - Improving on the Amazing: Scientists Seek New Conductors for Metamaterials

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http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120424121748.htm

SCIENCE -Scientists Discover Bilayer Structure in Efficient Solar Material

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http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120424120749.htm

SCIENCE - Self-Healing Concrete?

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http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120426105001.htm

SCIENCE - New Particle Discovered at CERN

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http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120427095621.htm

SCIENCE - GraphExeter: New graphene-based material could revolutionise electronics industry

0 comments
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-graphexeter-graphene-based-material-revolutionise-electronics.html

SCIENCE - Researchers find a way to make glass that's anti-fogging, self-cleaning and free of glare

0 comments
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-glass-anti-fogging-self-cleaning-free-glare.html

SCIENCE - A Brief Peek into the Future with Michio Kaku

0 comments
http://www.forbes.com/sites/daviddisalvo/2012/04/27/a-brief-peek-into-the-future-with-michio-kaku/

SCIENCE - Graphene found to emit infrared light

0 comments
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-graphene-emit-infrared.html

SOLAR - US Energy Department to fund development of plug and play solar systems

0 comments
http://www.ecofriend.com/energy-department-fund-development-plug-play-solar-systems.html

SOLAR - USC scientists develop groundbreaking printable liquid solar cells

0 comments

http://www.ecofriend.com/usc-scientists-develop-groundbreaking-printable-liquid-solar-cells.html
http://www.instablogsimages.com/1/2012/04/26/researchers_develop_a_path_to_liquid_solar_cells_that_can_be_printed_onto_surfaces_jkaua.jpg

SOLAR - Graphene to boost the performance of new generation solar cells

0 comments
http://www.ecofriend.com/graphene-boost-performance-new-generation-solar-cells.html

SOLAR - Shares in China Solar Equipment Maker Fall By Daily Limit On Profit Wipeout

0 comments
http://www.forbes.com/sites/russellflannery/2012/04/27/shares-in-china-solar-equipment-maker-fall-by-daily-limit-on-profit-wipeout/

SOLAR - UK company to build Sun orbiter

0 comments
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-uk-company-sun-orbiter.html

SPACE - Gorgeous Time-Lapse of Our Solar System Using NASA Probe Photos

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/gorgeous-time-lapse-of-our-solar-system-using-nasa-probe-photos.html

SPACE - New Form of Lava Flow Discovered On Mars

0 comments
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120426143804.htm

SUSTAINABILITY - Small floating Island with green cottage rests on 5,000 used plastic bottles

1 comments
http://www.ecofriend.com/small-floating-island-green-cottage-rests-5000-used-plastic-bottles.html

SUSTAINABILITY - Greenhouse to Go Lets Plants Escape the Apocalypse with You

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-product-design/studio-besau-marguerre-greenhouse-go.html

TECH - Websites Can Show Carbon Footprint of Products or Services by Adding One Line of Code

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/websites-can-show-carbon-footprint-products-or-services-adding-one-line-code.html

TECH - Steampunk Ticker-Tape Twittertape Machine Lets You Tweet Like it's 1899

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/culture/steampunk-ticker-tape-twittertape-machine-lets-you-tweet-its-1899.html

TECH - Build-Your-Own Cell Phone Kit Created by MIT Media Lab

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/build-your-own-cell-phone-kit-created-by-mit-media-lab.html

TECH - Scientists utilize X-rays to determine the performance of printable electronics

0 comments
http://www.ecofriend.com/scientists-utilize-rays-determine-performance-printable-electronics.html

TECH - Designer conceives smartphone and tablet for Fujitsu Lifebook

0 comments
http://www.ecofriend.com/designer-conceives-smartphone-tablet-fujitsu-lifebook.html

TECH - Belgian company designs their line of desks with pedals, which can charge your mobile devices

0 comments

http://www.ecofriend.com/belgian-company-designs-line-desks-pedals-charge-mobile-devices.html
http://www.instablogsimages.com/1/2012/04/26/webike_vsa3k_390x259.jpg

TECH - A New Generation of Ultra-Small and High-Precision Lasers Emerges

0 comments
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120426174113.htm

TECH - LinkedIn: Selling You Out?

0 comments
http://www.forbes.com/sites/victoriabarret/2012/04/27/linkedin-selling-you-out/

URBAN - Net Zero Certified: Two Buildings That Make More Energy Than They Use

0 comments
http://news.thomasnet.com/green_clean/2012/04/26/net-zero-certified-two-buildings-that-make-more-energy-than-they-use/

URBAN - Koby Cottage a Revolution in Modular Building

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/modular-design/koby-cottage-represents-revolution-modular-construction.html

URBAN - When Design Meets Social Justice

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/interior-design/design-mixed-social-justice.html

URBAN - Gehry's new residential building adds to the beauty of Hong Kong

0 comments
http://www.ecofriend.com/gehrys-new-residential-building-adds-beauty-hong-kong.html

WATER - Floating Fish Farm: A sustainable infrastructure crafted out of bamboo for flood prone areas

0 comments
http://www.ecofriend.com/floating-fish-farm-sustainable-infrastructure-crafted-bamboo-flood-prone-areas.html

WATER - Wind Pushes Plastics Deeper Into Oceans, Driving Trash Estimates Up

0 comments
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120425192843.htm

WATER - Emerging Platforms Support Water Trading Around the World

0 comments
http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevezwick/2012/04/26/emerging-platforms-support-water-trading-around-the-world/

WATER - Atmospheric warming altering ocean salinity

0 comments
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-rainfall.html

WATER - Plastic trash estimates could go up as wind drives trash into deeper waters

0 comments
http://www.ecofriend.com/plastic-trash-estimates-as-wind-drives-trash-deeper-waters.html

WIND - Western Wind Says Sell-off Unjustified

0 comments
http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomkonrad/2012/04/26/western-wind-energy/

EARTH PORTATION News April 25th

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ANIMALS -INSECTS 
- The Tragic Mistake That Now Threatens 1 Out of Every 3 Bites You Eat MOVIE
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/04/21/vanishing-bees-film.aspx?np=true


- Discerning Males Remain Faithful ... If You Are a Spider
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120424222729.htm
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-discerning-males-faithful.html

EARTH 
- Fragile Earth App Shows Dramatic Before & After Photos of Human Influence on the Planet
http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/fragile-earth-app-shows-dramatic-before-after-photos-of-human-influence-on-planet.html

- Amazing Video Shows All Roads, Air, and Shipping Routes on Earth Like Never Before!
http://www.treehugger.com/aviation/amazing-video-shows-all-roads-air-and-shipping-routes-earth-never.html

-NASA Tests GPS Monitoring System for Big U.S. Quakes
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120424144700.htm

ECONOMICS
- Forbes' Real-Time Rich List: Who's Making Money Today
http://www.forbes.com/real-time-billionaires/

- Meat Consumption in China Now Double That in the United States
http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-agriculture/meat.html

- New California Population Projection Shows Massive Slowdown
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120424142117.htm

FASHION 
- Wearable Planters Turn Live Plants into Jewelry
http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-fashion/wearable-planters-turn-live-plants-jewelry.html

GARDENS 
-These 5 Self-Watering Planters Make Vegetable Gardening Easy
http://www.treehugger.com/lawn-garden/5-self-watering-planters-easy-vegetable-gardening.html

4. DIY Self-Watering Bucket

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=aZUCxBHeq04

5. DIY Self-Watering Planter
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9Qyv0Hvvs8&feature=player_embedded

HOMES
- "A New Desire" From LIXIL Is A New Kind of Bathing
http://www.treehugger.com/bathroom-design/new-desire-lixil-new-kind-bathing.html


- Transformer Furniture, Future Kitchens and Office Pods Are in "Inside Prefab: The Ready-Made Interior"
http://www.treehugger.com/slideshows/eco-friendly-furniture/transformer-furniture-future-kitchens-and-office-pods-are-inside-prefab-ready-made-interior/


- NIT: Turning Packaging cardboard into a lovely night stand
http://www.ecofriend.com/nit-turning-packaging-cardboard-lovely-night-stand.html

PLANTS 
-Breadfruit Trees are 'Trees That Feed' and Create Jobs in Jamaica
http://www.treehugger.com/green-food/breadfruit-trees-are-trees-feed-and-create-jobs-jamaica.html

-Environmental Collective Declares War on Trees
http://www.treehugger.com/renewable-energy/Environmental-Collective-Declares-War-on-Trees.html

PEOPLE 
- Happy Birthday, Edward R. Murrow, Pioneering Broadcast Journalist
http://www.findingdulcinea.com/features/profiles/m/edward-r-murrow.html

SCIENCE 
- Scientists predict paradoxical laser effect
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-scientists-paradoxical-laser-effect.html

SOLAR 
- Sungevity Now Bringing 'RoofJuice' Pay-As-You-Go Solar Power to Australia
http://www.treehugger.com/renewable-energy/sungevity-roofjuice-pay-as-you-go-solar-power-australia.html

- How to Solarize Your Street: Starting a Solar Coop
http://www.treehugger.com/renewable-energy/how-solarize-your-street-starting-solar-coop.html

- Five Reasons Why California Cities Will Build One Million Solar Roofs and 12 Distributed GW by 2020
http://www.forbes.com/sites/tonyseba/2012/04/24/five-reasons-why-california-cities-will-build-one-million-solar-roofs-and-12-distributed-gw-by-2020/


- New Technique Creates First Plastic Solar Cell
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jenniferhicks/2012/04/25/new-technique-creates-first-plastic-solar-cell/

- Areva Solar Builds Giant Solar Farm In India
http://www.forbes.com/sites/uciliawang/2012/04/25/areva-solar-builds-giant-solar-farm-in-india/

- Solar energy proposed as a green way for UAE to desalinate water
http://www.ecofriend.com/solar-energy-proposed-as-green-uae-desalinate-water.html

- Vortex deploys solar powered ATMs in India
http://www.ecofriend.com/vortex-deploys-solar-powered-atms-india.html

SPACE 
- Japan astronomers find most distant galaxy cluster
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-japan-astronomers-distant-galaxy-cluster.html


- Astrobiologist Proposes Fleet of Probes to Seek Life on Mars: Sensors Would Punch Into Soil, Run Range of Testshttp://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120423143124.htm

SUSTAINABILITY - Want an Example of How to End Energy Poverty? Replace Old Inefficient Biomass Cooking Stoves
http://www.treehugger.com/environmental-policy/want-example-how-end-energy-poverty-replace-old-inefficient-biomass-cooking-stoves.html

- Smart, Solar-Powered Kiosks for Recycling and Composting Send Text When They're Full
http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/smart-solar-powered-kiosks-recycling-and-composting-send-text-when-theyre-full.html

- No Money? Time Trading Offers an Accessible Alternative
http://www.treehugger.com/economics/no-money-time-trading-offers-accessible-alternative.html

TECH 
- Computing the Best High-Resolution 3-D Tissue Images
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120423184259.htm

- "PhoneSoap" Charger Kills Bacteria on Your Disgusting Cell Phone
http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/phonesoap-charger-kills-bacteria-your-disgusting-cell-phone.html

- IKEA to market digital cardboard cameras
http://www.ecofriend.com/ikea-market-digital-cardboard-cameras.html

- The Good, bad and the ugly: High voltage DC transmission
http://www.ecofriend.com/good-bad-ugly-high-voltage-dc-transmission.html

URBAN 
- Smart, Solar-Powered Kiosks for Recycling and Composting Send Text When They're Full
http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/smart-solar-powered-kiosks-recycling-and-composting-send-text-when-theyre-full.html

- Urban 'Heat Islands' Hint at Trees of Future?
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120424154341.htm

- WhiteCrate upcycles discarded cargo containers into trendy spaces
http://www.ecofriend.com/whitecrate-upcycles-discarded-cargo-containers-trendy-spaces.html

- Fascinating modern home in Austria is cloaked in a shroud of green
http://www.ecofriend.com/fascinating-modern-home-austria-cloaked-shroud-green.html

- Olympic Torch Wins Design of the Year From London's Design Museum
http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-product-design/londons-design-museum-awards-announced-2012.html

- Smart, Solar-Powered Kiosks for Recycling and Composting Send Text When They're Full
http://www.treehugger.com/solar-technology/solar-powered-process-could-make-concrete-greener-it-enough.html

- Neighborhoods Built Around Transit Make Life Easier for Seniors, Improve Quality of Life for Everyone
http://www.treehugger.com/public-transportation/neighborhoods-built-around-transit-make-life-easier-seniors.html


WATER
- Scientists from UBC confirm an increase in Jellyfish numbers across the globe
http://www.ecofriend.com/scientists-ubc-confirm-increase-jellyfish-numbers-across-globe.html


WORK 
- Coolest Data Center Job Can Be Found At The South Pole!
http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/coolest-data-center-job-can-be-found-at-the-south-pole.html

ANIMALS -INSECTS - The Tragic Mistake That Now Threatens 1 Out of Every 3 Bites You Eat

0 comments
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/04/21/vanishing-bees-film.aspx?np=true

ANIMALS - Discerning Males Remain Faithful ... If You Are a Spider

0 comments

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120424222729.htm
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-discerning-males-faithful.html

EARTH - Fragile Earth App Shows Dramatic Before & After Photos of Human Influence on the Planet

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/fragile-earth-app-shows-dramatic-before-after-photos-of-human-influence-on-planet.html

EARTH - Amazing Video Shows All Roads, Air, and Shipping Routes on Earth Like Never Before!

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/aviation/amazing-video-shows-all-roads-air-and-shipping-routes-earth-never.html

EARTH -NASA Tests GPS Monitoring System for Big U.S. Quakes

0 comments
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120424144700.htm

ECONOMICS - Forbes' Real-Time Rich List: Who's Making Money Today

0 comments
http://www.forbes.com/real-time-billionaires/

ECONOMICS - Meat Consumption in China Now Double That in the United States

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-agriculture/meat.html

ECONOMICS - New California Population Projection Shows Massive Slowdown

0 comments
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120424142117.htm

FASHION - Wearable Planters Turn Live Plants into Jewelry

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-fashion/wearable-planters-turn-live-plants-jewelry.html

GARDENS -These 5 Self-Watering Planters Make Vegetable Gardening Easy

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/lawn-garden/5-self-watering-planters-easy-vegetable-gardening.html

HOMES - "A New Desire" From LIXIL Is A New Kind of Bathing

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/bathroom-design/new-desire-lixil-new-kind-bathing.html

HOMES - Transformer Furniture, Future Kitchens and Office Pods Are in "Inside Prefab: The Ready-Made Interior"

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/slideshows/eco-friendly-furniture/transformer-furniture-future-kitchens-and-office-pods-are-inside-prefab-ready-made-interior/

HOMES - NIT: Turning Packaging cardboard into a lovely night stand

0 comments
http://www.ecofriend.com/nit-turning-packaging-cardboard-lovely-night-stand.html

PLANTS -Breadfruit Trees are 'Trees That Feed' and Create Jobs in Jamaica

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/green-food/breadfruit-trees-are-trees-feed-and-create-jobs-jamaica.html

PLANTS -Environmental Collective Declares War on Trees

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/renewable-energy/Environmental-Collective-Declares-War-on-Trees.html

PEOPLE - Happy Birthday, Edward R. Murrow, Pioneering Broadcast Journalist

0 comments
http://www.findingdulcinea.com/features/profiles/m/edward-r-murrow.html

SCIENCE - Scientists predict paradoxical laser effect

0 comments
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-scientists-paradoxical-laser-effect.html

SOLAR - Sungevity Now Bringing 'RoofJuice' Pay-As-You-Go Solar Power to Australia

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/renewable-energy/sungevity-roofjuice-pay-as-you-go-solar-power-australia.html

SOLAR - How to Solarize Your Street: Starting a Solar Coop

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/renewable-energy/how-solarize-your-street-starting-solar-coop.html

SOLAR - Five Reasons Why California Cities Will Build One Million Solar Roofs and 12 Distributed GW by 2020

0 comments
http://www.forbes.com/sites/tonyseba/2012/04/24/five-reasons-why-california-cities-will-build-one-million-solar-roofs-and-12-distributed-gw-by-2020/

SOLAR - New Technique Creates First Plastic Solar Cell

0 comments
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jenniferhicks/2012/04/25/new-technique-creates-first-plastic-solar-cell/

SOLAR - Areva Solar Builds Giant Solar Farm In India

0 comments
http://www.forbes.com/sites/uciliawang/2012/04/25/areva-solar-builds-giant-solar-farm-in-india/

SOLAR - Solar energy proposed as a green way for UAE to desalinate water

0 comments
http://www.ecofriend.com/solar-energy-proposed-as-green-uae-desalinate-water.html

SOLAR - Vortex deploys solar powered ATMs in India

0 comments
http://www.ecofriend.com/vortex-deploys-solar-powered-atms-india.html

SPACE - Japan astronomers find most distant galaxy cluster

0 comments
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-japan-astronomers-distant-galaxy-cluster.html

SPACE - Astrobiologist Proposes Fleet of Probes to Seek Life on Mars: Sensors Would Punch Into Soil, Run Range of Tests

0 comments
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120423143124.htm

SUSTAINABILITY - Want an Example of How to End Energy Poverty? Replace Old Inefficient Biomass Cooking Stoves

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/environmental-policy/want-example-how-end-energy-poverty-replace-old-inefficient-biomass-cooking-stoves.html

SUSTAINABILITY - Smart, Solar-Powered Kiosks for Recycling and Composting Send Text When They're Full

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/smart-solar-powered-kiosks-recycling-and-composting-send-text-when-theyre-full.html

SUSTAINABILITY - No Money? Time Trading Offers an Accessible Alternative

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/economics/no-money-time-trading-offers-accessible-alternative.html

TECH - Computing the Best High-Resolution 3-D Tissue Images

0 comments
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120423184259.htm

TECH - "PhoneSoap" Charger Kills Bacteria on Your Disgusting Cell Phone

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/phonesoap-charger-kills-bacteria-your-disgusting-cell-phone.html

TECH - IKEA to market digital cardboard cameras

0 comments
http://www.ecofriend.com/ikea-market-digital-cardboard-cameras.html

TECH - The Good, bad and the ugly: High voltage DC transmission

0 comments
http://www.ecofriend.com/good-bad-ugly-high-voltage-dc-transmission.html

URBAN - Smart, Solar-Powered Kiosks for Recycling and Composting Send Text When They're Full

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/smart-solar-powered-kiosks-recycling-and-composting-send-text-when-theyre-full.html

URBAN - Urban 'Heat Islands' Hint at Trees of Future?

0 comments
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120424154341.htm

URBAN - WhiteCrate upcycles discarded cargo containers into trendy spaces

0 comments
http://www.ecofriend.com/whitecrate-upcycles-discarded-cargo-containers-trendy-spaces.html

URBAN - Fascinating modern home in Austria is cloaked in a shroud of green

0 comments
http://www.ecofriend.com/fascinating-modern-home-austria-cloaked-shroud-green.html

URBAN - Olympic Torch Wins Design of the Year From London's Design Museum

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-product-design/londons-design-museum-awards-announced-2012.html

URBAN - Solar Powered Process Could Finally Make Concrete Greener

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/solar-technology/solar-powered-process-could-make-concrete-greener-it-enough.html

URBAN - Neighborhoods Built Around Transit Make Life Easier for Seniors, Improve Quality of Life for Everyone

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/public-transportation/neighborhoods-built-around-transit-make-life-easier-seniors.html

WATER - Scientists from UBC confirm an increase in Jellyfish numbers across the globe

0 comments
http://www.ecofriend.com/scientists-ubc-confirm-increase-jellyfish-numbers-across-globe.html

WORK - Coolest Data Center Job Can Be Found At The South Pole!

0 comments
http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/coolest-data-center-job-can-be-found-at-the-south-pole.html

EARTH PORTATION News April 23rd

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ANIMALS 
- INSECTS - Scientists call for global ban on bee-killing pesticides Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)
http://www.naturalnews.com/035652_pesticides_honey_bees_ban.html#ixzz1st0Dm0ia

BOOKS 
- The Forgotten Skills of Self-Sufficiency Used by the Mormon Pioneers [Kindle Edition]
http://www.amazon.com/Forgotten-Skills-Self-Sufficiency-Pioneers-ebook/dp/B007TXWR0C/ref=tmm_kin_title_0?ie=UTF8&m=AG56TWVU5XWC2

CLIMATE 
- Who Should Pay For Damage From Climate Change?
http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevezwick/2012/04/22/take-two-who-should-pay-for-damage-from-climate-change/

- New iPad App Uses Photo Timelines to Show Climate Change
http://www.forbes.com/sites/ericagies/2012/04/20/new-ipad-app-uses-repeat-photos-to-show-climate-change/

- Researchers develop new CU-NOAA monitoring system to answer the murky atmospheric questions
http://www.ecofriend.com/researchers-develop-new-cu-noaa-monitoring-system-answer-murky-atmospheric-questions.html

- Mexico Unanimously Passes New Climate & Energy Law
http://www.treehugger.com/environmental-policy/mexico-new-climate-energy-law.html

- How Planet Earth Got its Name
In the fifteenth century, as intellectuals began to reconsider our planet's shape and position in the Universe, the word 'Earth' first came to be used in reference to the planetary body we know it as today and the term considered comparable to Mars, Venus, Saturn, and the other spheres of space.
Photographic evidence of our round, blue planet Earth didn't appear until the 1950s.
http://www.treehugger.com/culture/how-planet-earth-got-its-name.html

ECONOMICS
- Santiago Siri - World Economic Forum 2012


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMQgiGOBlXk&feature=share

- Environmental Heroes Can Inspire Economic Reformers
http://www.culturechange.org/cms/content/view/836/1/

- Richest Green Billionaires 2012
http://www.forbes.com/sites/kerryadolan/2012/04/20/the-richest-green-billionaires-2012/

 - Climate Change May Create Price Volatility in the Corn Market
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120422134957.htm

 - One Food Bank Opening In UK Every Four Days
http://news.sky.com/home/uk-news/article/16213051

- Greek Town Develops Bartering System Without Euro


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9y9R0v96K48

- German Bank Won’t Finance Arctic Ocean Drilling, Saying The ‘Risks And Costs Are Simply Too High’
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/04/23/469076/german-bank-wont-finance-arctic-ocean-drilling-saying-the-risks-and-costs-are-simply-too-high/

- U.S. Economy Demands New Policy to Rescue Jobs and Growth
http://www.forbes.com/sites/dougguthrie/2012/04/23/u-s-economy-demands-new-policy-to-rescue-jobs-and-growth/

ENERGY 
- Powerpot Generates Electricity From Your Campfire
http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/powerpot-generates-electricity-your-campfire.html

The PowerPot: New thermoelectric generator charges USB devices













http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=bpekzkJ1Rhs

FASHION
- Solar-Powered Clothing With Natural Fabrics Perfect For Joggers, Hikers
http://www.treehugger.com/solar-technology/solar-powered-clothing-with-natural-fabrics-perfect-for-joggers-hikers.html

GARDENS
- 10 Vegetables You Can Grow in Shade
Salad Greens, such as leaf lettuce, arugula, endive, cress, and radicchio;Broccoli; Cauliflower; Peas; Beets; Brussels Sprouts ; Radishes ; Swiss Chard ; Leafy Greens, such as collards, mustard greens, spinach, and kale ;Beans
http://www.inthegardenonline.com/picks_10vegforshadeC21.htm

- Hanging Vegetable Garden
http://www.flickr.com/photos/66176388@N00/270635143/in/photostream/

- Guardianes del Ambiente
http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/544666_2818058264807_1659392754_1859098_2088112433_n.jpg

HOMES
- More Hot Poop on Composting and Alternative Toilets
http://www.treehugger.com/slideshows/bathroom-design/more-hot-poop-composting-and-alternative-toilets/

- Uiliuili outdoor furniture is a smooth flow of design and eco friendliness
http://www.ecofriend.com/uiliuili-outdoor-furniture-smooth-flow-design-eco-friendliness.html

- The Hemloft offers an idyllic home away from home

http://www.ecofriend.com/hemloft-offers-idyllic-home-home.html

PLANTS
8 Things You Won't Believe Plants Do When No One's Looking
http://www.cracked.com/article_19456_8-things-you-wont-believe-plants-do-when-no-ones-looking.html#ixzz1ssCTIefV

8 Ways to Eat and Enjoy Dandelion
Laxative and diuretic; useful for premenstrual bloating and edema. Normalizing blood sugar and cholesterol (dandelion root). Tonic; appetite stimulant and a good general stomach remedy. Liver cleanser; remedy for liver and gall bladder problems ( I have personally used dandelion root to keep my grumpy gall bladder under control). Agent for treating burns and stings (inside surface of flower stems) Leaves are known to help with anemia
http://www.themorristribe.com/2012/04/12/8-ways-to-eat-and-enjoy-dandelion/

Foraging Wild Plants in North-West California: Part 3. ( Dandelion & Hawksbeard)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_J8CYNaIRE

- Researchers find mechanism that gives plants 'balance'
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-mechanism.html

PERMACULTURE
- Is Placemaking the "New Environmentalism"?
http://www.treehugger.com/urban-design/placemaking-new-environmentalism.html


-Environmental Heroes Can Inspire Economic Reformers
http://www.culturechange.org/cms/content/view/836/1/

SCIENCE 
- Quantum physics mimics spooky action into the past
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-quantum-physics-mimics-spooky-action.html

SOLAR
New technique enables solar cells to achieve record breaking 40 percent efficiency
http://www.ecofriend.com/new-technique-enables-solar-cells-achieve-record-breaking-40-percent-efficiency.html

- Saudi Arabia poised to become solar powerhouse
http://money.cnn.com/2011/11/21/news/international/saudi_arabia_solar/index.htm

- Nanowires Forests to Capture the Sun
University of California, San Diego electrical engineers are building a forest of tiny nanowire trees in order to cleanly capture solar energy without using fossil fuels and harvest it for hydrogen fuel generation.
http://www.nanocomputer.com/?p=2363

- ‎40% efficiency and cheaper too
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-australian-scientists-breakthrough-solar-cell.html

- Trace Solar Lamps convert sunlight into an ambient glow
http://www.ecofriend.com/trace-solar-lamps-convert-recycled-sunlight-ambient-glow.html

SPACE
- Sun may soon have four poles, say researchers - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun
The sun may be entering a period of reduced activity that could result in lower temperatures on Earth, according to Japanese researchers.
http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/social_affairs/AJ201204200075

- 3D Printed Buildings Proposed For the Moon
http://www.treehugger.com/green-architecture/3d-printed-buildings-proposed-moon.html

- Parallel Universes













https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xcKbdZuuao&feature=results_video&playnext=1&list=PLA3AEF1465BEE489F

- A Two-Time Universe? Physicist Explores How Second Dimension of Time Could Unify Physics Laws
http://phys.org/news98468776.html

SPACE 
- Images from space track relentless spread of humanity
http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/world/road-to-rio/satellite-photos-urban-sprawl/index.html

- Explosion Heard in Nevada, California Traced to Meteor
http://kgoradio.com/Article.asp?id=2440862&spid=18042

SUSTAINABILITY 
- GOOD Ideas for Cities: Encouraging Local Food Production
http://www.good.is/post/good-ideas-for-cities-encouraging-local-food-production/

- 4 DIY Compost Bins You Can Build in One Day (VIDEO)
http://www.treehugger.com/lawn-garden/4-diy-compost-bins-you-can-build-one-day-video.html

TECH 
- Breakthrough in Corner Cuber Retroreflector Technology
http://www.ecofriend.com/breakthrough-corner-cuber-retroreflector-technology.html

- Robot guards being tested in South Korea
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-robot-south-korea.html

- The App That Zaps Junk Mail - And The Postal Service
http://www.forbes.com/sites/toddwoody/2012/04/23/the-app-that-zaps-junk-mail-and-the-postal-service/

- From ventriloquist's dummies to turkey dinners, 3-D printing is heading home
http://phys.org/news/2012-04-ventriloquist-dummies-turkey-dinners-d.html

- 3D Printed Lamp Doubles as Wind Turbine, Powers Itself

http://www.treehugger.com/wind-technology/3d-printed-lamp-vertical-axis-wind-turbine-and-powers-itself.html

3d printed air turbine light by Margot Krasojevic


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFObcvv6-ls&feature=player_embedded

- Intel redefines 3D transistor technology with its 'Ivy Bridge' processor
http://www.ecofriend.com/intel-redefines-3d-transistor-technology-its-ivy-bridge-processor.html

- Is It Time to Add Land to NYC? Introducing "Lower Lower Manhattan"
http://www.treehugger.com/urban-design/lower-lower-manhattan-new-land-bridge-nyc-harbor.html

URBAN 
http://www.treehugger.com/green-architecture/promising-new-passive-house-designs-bulgaria.html

- Amazing Brickwork Acts As Solar Screen On Indian Building
http://www.treehugger.com/green-architecture/amazing-brickwork-acts-solar-screen-indian-building.html

- Al Borde Architects helps kick start green community building project in Ecuador
http://www.ecofriend.com/al-borde-architects-helps-kick-start-green-community-building-project-ecuador.html

- Uiliuili outdoor furniture is a smooth flow of design and eco friendliness
http://www.ecofriend.com/uiliuili-outdoor-furniture-smooth-flow-design-eco-friendliness.html

WIND
 Britain keen to invest in floating offshore turbines to tap the potential of stronger winds
http://www.ecofriend.com/britain-keen-invest-floating-offshore-turbines-tap-potential-stronger-winds.html


WORK
- 35 Hour Work-Week Recommended for Parents
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120423104746.htm

- 10 Things You Need To Do While You're Unemployed
'Take a temporary or contract assignment. Take a class. Volunteer. Start your own business. Start a professional blog
Follow stories on hot industries and job functions. Use the time to come up with ideas. Make connections. Follow up.
Use key words.'
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jacquelynsmith/2012/03/21/10-things-you-need-to-do-while-youre-unemployed/2/
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