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International Atomic Energy Agency didn't give details on how much of the radioactive material was stolen
The Associated Press |
Thursday, 5th December 2013

A missing shipment of radioactive cobalt-60 was found Wednesday near where the stolen truck transporting the material was abandoned in central Mexico, the country's nuclear safety director said.

The highly radioactive material had been removed from its...

Credit: http://www.rocknrollerbaby.co.uk/?p=7938
Permaculture Magazine & Abundance Generation |
Tuesday, 3rd December 2013

Christmas has arrived and the mad rush to buy gifts has started. According to the Independent, the UK...

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Permaculture Magazine |
Friday, 29th November 2013

For the next three days, tickets for The Permaculture Voices Conference are on special offer!

Permaculture Magazine |
Wednesday, 27th November 2013

Last night The PEA (People and Environment Achievement) Awards recognised people and companies from across Britain who are making a difference to the green agenda.

Accidental discovery dramatically improves electrical conductivity Credit:Didier Descouens
iTechpost |
Friday, 22nd November 2013

Quite by accident, Washington State University researchers have achieved a 400-fold increase in the electrical conductivity of a crystal simply by exposing it to light. The effect, which lasted for days after the light was turned off, could dramatically improve...

Solar panels on houses in Germany via Greetechmedia
Permaculture Magazine |
Friday, 15th November 2013

In the last month, solar and wind energy has been reaching record breaking figures in some countries in Europe.

On November 4th this year, Denmark's wind turbines covered 122% of the countries demand for electricity. 

"This is the...

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Cambridge University |
Wednesday, 13th November 2013

It is clear that silvopastoral systems increase biodiversity, improve animal welfare and provide good working conditions while enabling a profitable farming business.

Professor Donald Broom

Global Documentary |
Thursday, 7th November 2013

Connected is a new film from Global Documentary, exploring the action we can all take for us all to live in a happier and better world.