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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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TEDtalks: Mycelium Fungus (Mushrooms) Clean Polluted Soils, Treat Smallpox and Flu

From last years Tedtalks: mycologist Paul Stamets details mycelium fungus, and he explains six ways that mushrooms fit into solving the energy crisis, cleaning soil, and addressing disease, like smallpox and flu.

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Permanent Culture: Tiffany Tong at UBC terrytalks

University of British Columbia: Redefining boundaries: Urban Agriculture: Tiffany Tong, from terrytalks on Vimeo., video 18min 06 sec.

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Election Marches in Defiance of Guardian Council; Religious Leader Says Election Fraud Impossible

TEHRAN, IRAN: The NYTimes reported here on Thur: (…) there were signs of an intensified crackdown: The government worked on many fronts to shield the outside world’s view of the unrest, banning coverage of the demonstrations, arresting journalists, threatening bloggers … Continue reading

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Prayer for Iran in Time of Unrest

TEHRAN, IRAN: Post-election protest has moved hundreds of thousands to the streets for the last 4 days, defying the orders of the Guardian Council and the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.  Taking silently to the streets, a huge number of … Continue reading

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24 خرداد 88، خیابان ولیعصر، اعتراض به نتیجه انتخابات

TEHRAN, IRAN: Through Youtube, Twitter, and other internet technology,  Iranian youth are findings way to expose censured post-election repression to the global eye. This 0:48 second clip catches military (or paramilitary?) attacking protesters in Tehran, and was posted to Youtube … Continue reading

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Tag, We’re It: New York Times

An Op-ed by SHANNON HAYES in the March 10th online edition of NYTimes, written against the plan for animal ID chips coming from the  Department of Agriculture, frankly concludes to scrap the whole system, instead of making expensive tracking a … Continue reading

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December Mind and Technology reading

Yawn discovery: cools your brain: Discovery.com Video shows every flight on earth in 72 seconds¨: Wired Many lie about what books they read to impress: BBC Primal, Acute and Easily Duped: Our Sense of Touch: NYTimes Empathetic Virtual Humans on … Continue reading

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