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Biochar Could Offset Up to 12% of Greenhouse Gases, Says Study: Inhabitat

A positive review for Biochar, written by Jasmin Malik Chua and published today at Inhabitat.com.

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The 64,000 Mile Question: What Did It Take to Get You that Taco?: Take Part Blog

“Key to this process was a close look at the embodied energy in each ingredient, or the sum total of the energy necessary for its entire life-cycle. The students compared tomatoes grown in a greenhouse with those shipped from the … Continue reading

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Sotomayor Nomination to Supreme Court Brings Up Uncertain Meaning of Activism

The NYTimes reports: (…) while Judge Sotomayor has occasionally made statements outside court that conservatives find objectionable, it is far from clear that her judicial record supports the accusation that she is an activist. Several empirical studies have concluded that … Continue reading

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New Look at School Recess

The best way to improve children’s performance in the classroom may be to take them out of it. See full NYTimes article here.

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Surprising, only for white folks?

Whites may be more racist than they think: study Most white people say they would react strongly to racism, but don’t do anything when they actually witness prejudice, Canadian and U.S. researchers said on Thursday. (Thu Jan 8, 2009  Reuters)

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