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I just saw this and felt I had to share it. The photos were taken by Chris Jordan as part of his series "Midway: Message from the Gyre." The series can be seen in its ...
by corinthian
Comment Count 316 comments on Mon Oct 19, 2009 at 08:13 PM PDT with 838 Recommends
I've recently become a fan of the A&E show Hoarders . Never much for reality TV, the first time I saw the show I thought it was profiting on people's tragedies. But I have since figured out that the ...
by shaggies2009
Comment Count 309 comments on Sun Feb 10, 2013 at 04:26 PM PST with 213 Recommends
A few weeks ago my partner-in-muse Deb (aka liberated spaces ) and I welcomed Spencer Michels and his crew from the PBS NewsHour to our house. To be more specific, to our kitchen. The reason we got ...
by citisven
Comment Count 150 comments on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 10:38 AM PST with 212 Recommends
I've made this mention several times before, that whenever a particularly contentious election or political event is coming up, the right-wing trolls POUNCE in force and suddenly seem to be ...
by slippytoad
Comment Count 811 comments on Thu Aug 04, 2011 at 06:46 AM PDT with 189 Recommends
A half an hour every morning. Tommy Kleyn is an artist from Rotterdam, Netherlands. Every morning on his bike to work, he would pass a section of the Rotterdam riverway where trash had collected at ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 68 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 10:32 AM PDT with 186 Recommends
Arctic sea ice formation processes concentrate plastic particles into the ice. This figure shows the total number of microplastic pieces presented as values per cubic meter of ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 102 comments on Fri May 23, 2014 at 04:31 AM PDT with 162 Recommends
Each year, Americans generate 389.5 million tons of municipal solid waste, 69 percent of which gets landfilled. As Edward Humes breaks it down in his eye-opening opus Garbology , that's about 7.1 ...
by citisven
Comment Count 97 comments on Wed Dec 04, 2013 at 02:38 PM PST with 110 Recommends
The other day a conversation about seawater recovery of lithium got me curious on what the latest progress in seawater mineral extraction has been. The world's oceans contain vast, nearly ...
by Rei
Comment Count 65 comments on Tue Aug 12, 2014 at 12:36 PM PDT with 87 Recommends
I hate mowing. I hate hauling bits of Zombie Maple to the curb. I hate even more having to wait until our once-a-year Big Trash Day (oh the travails of living in a suburb with reduced services). I ...
by Noddy
Comment Count 23 comments on Sat Jun 23, 2012 at 07:17 AM PDT with 78 Recommends
Last fall my daughter showed me the difference a single person's efforts can make when she raised over $500 for the WWF selling bookmarks she created. Today she has taken on a new challenge... TRASH!
by melaniekama
Comment Count 37 comments on Sat Apr 10, 2010 at 07:12 AM PDT with 71 Recommends
WYFP is our community's Saturday evening gathering to talk about our problems, empathize with ...
by blueyedace2
Comment Count 254 comments on Sat Sep 03, 2011 at 04:50 PM PDT with 61 Recommends
"Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and ...
by citisven
Comment Count 45 comments on Sun Mar 28, 2010 at 11:21 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
I woke up this morning, expecting to find trash all over our area, after last night's fireworks and festivities, but I was pleasantly surprised. Other than an empty soda cup and a few minor bits of ...
by Diogenes2008
Comment Count 98 comments on Sun Jul 05, 2009 at 01:01 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
The National Park Service is out, hat-in-hand, seeking resources to Help Save America's Front Yard ( ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun May 03, 2009 at 08:56 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
Since diving into the deep end when it comes to energy issues, almost every day sees new fascinating concepts, approaches, and technologies. Fascinating ... exciting ... even hope inspiring at times.
by A Siegel
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Sep 16, 2009 at 08:18 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
It's an overcast, coolish day here in Santa Barbara. Yesterday, I went with the Ski Club for a bike ride through the Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country. ...
by jillian
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Nov 11, 2007 at 09:19 AM PST with 37 Recommends
President Obama mercilessly ridiculed the 'success' of HuffingtonPost at the WHCD the other day. Now Ariana Huffington and Howard Fineman are getting their revenge for the slight by calling the ...
by Anton Bursch
Comment Count 56 comments on Wed May 02, 2012 at 05:53 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
Solar water disinfection http://www.sodis.ch/index_EN A two liter plastic bottle can be made into a water treatment system simply by filling it with contaminated water and exposing it to the sun. ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Sep 13, 2011 at 08:14 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
by citisven
Comment Count 44 comments on Tue Mar 16, 2010 at 06:01 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
Straw Centrifuge Pump http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
by gmoke
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon May 30, 2011 at 09:35 PM PDT with 27 Recommends