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  • Glacier Emergency Blankets

    Switzerland is covering its glaciers with mega-blankets; protecting it’s only natural resource, snow. This has been going on for 5 years now and appears to be successful, at a cots of $12 million per square mile. (from Times Online)

  • Potty training pig farms

    In the U.S., one pork factory farm can house more the 500,000 pigs. They produce more waste per year then the residence of Manhattan. The unregulated wastes causes massive damage to ground water. What better way to control the waste then to potty train them pigs. “Taiwan’s 6.5 million pigs are a source of river [...]

  • POst Global warming Survival Kit

    In the running up to the climate summit in Copenhagen, we’re featuring two approaches to the subject. 1. One approach to the subject is an installation by Petko Dourmana which “portrays a dystopian scenario: a “nuclear winter” initiated by political groups or governments in order to solve the problem of global warming and the melting [...]

  • Grow Pork, without the hassle of turds.

    “Researchers in the Netherlands have created what was described as soggy pork and are now investigating ways to improve the muscle tissue in the hope that people will one day want to eat it. No one has yet tasted the product, but it is believed the artificial meat could be on sale within five years. [...]

December

This is the archive for December, 2009.

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