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Planet Inspired: help, the north pole is disappearing!

By PlanetInspired, published on Oct 16, 2012

Record melting of Arctic ice, it had never before dropped below 4 million square kilometersIn less than one generation, we have altered the way in which the planet looks from space and soon the North Pole will be completely ice free in summer, probably within the next 5 years or at the most the next 20, depending on the forecast.

The annual melting of Arctic ice is reaching a level that is reducing the extent of sea ice to the lowest level ever recorded since satellite monitoring began in 1979. Scientists from the US National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) have raised the alarm.

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Tags: sustainability, planet inspired, melting arctic ice

Planet Inspired: Water the fight against wasting “Blue Gold”

By PlanetInspired, published on Aug 30, 2012

70-80% of water resources used by humans goes to agricultural irrigation: it takes 500 liters of water to produce one kilo of wheat

The growing demand for water is closely linked to the continuous increase in food production, and water pollution that renders enormous amounts of water unsuitable even for industrial uses. But the way to reduce our "water footprint" exists, starting from reducing the amount of fresh water taken from the natural cycle.There are 7 billion of us on Earth today. If we continue at this rate of growth, in 2050, there will be 9 billion people on our planet.... (more)

Tags: sustainability, planet inspired, water fight wasting

Relics of The Accelerated Age

By p.d.adams, published on Mar 3, 2012

She goes into theJungle, finds a thick-walled containment structure with a hefty piece of metal inscribed Batter needs the right fluff to blow it out of the park.

She thinks. So, the rainforest fetes a new siren for winners staying in the hunt.

Once a holding ground for wily veterans and cagy upstarts, a unanimous nannie structure of choice when the old ionization blackouts came, turning an old storage site into a belly of an echo--the recant of a society that settles for only the crimes at hand with spent fuel robots.

A bygone path leads up, and in its perpetual sleepiness,... (more)

Tags: religion, health, green, love, death, society, culture, future, science fiction, history, lifestyle, sci fi, research, medical, metal, sustainability, cooperation, robot, gadgets, mortality, techno

A Problem of Survival

By demanar, published on May 22, 2007

Do you just chalk it up to bad timing? Maybe everyone just gets off work at the same time. Well, sure you can blame some of the problem on bad timing, but you can't expect this problem to go away because there will only be more people on this earth tomorrow. A year from now there will be millions more people walking around to crowd up the already busy streets that you walk on today and there is nothing you can do to prevent these people from moving to the city you live in and taking up the space you thought was yours. There is nothing that can dispute the fact that humans are populating... (more)

Tags: population growth, sustainability

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