Category Archives: Environment

The 40,000 mile volcano

Oceanographers have inaugurated a deep-sea observatory to study the volcanoes and hydrothermal vents of the Juan de Fuca mid ocean ridge, a dark ecosystem where the Earth’s tectonic plates are spreading apart.   SOURCE

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Large Iceberg spurs mini Tsunami

Iceberg breaking up in the Ilulissat icefjord, close to an archaeological site called Sermermiut. *A quick note – some of the external links to this video have mixed information. To be more precise, this is a large iceberg breaking up, … Continue reading

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NEW Revolutionary Architectural Designs by the UK for China’s Tallest Building Ever Just May Save the World in Process

While the architectures of yesteryear are often blamed for urban decay, today’s buildings could be responsible for its renewal. Jutting from the ground like two giant stalagmites, the latest design from UK architecture firm Chetwoods is going to blow the … Continue reading

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Amazing New Initiative to build a floating pool that filters river water off the shores of New York City!

+ Pool is our initiative to build a floating pool for everyone in the rivers of New York City, and we need your help. We’ve spent the last year working with engineers, swimmers, consultants and planners studying what it would … Continue reading

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Urbee 2, the 3D-Printed Car

  In early 1903, physician and car enthusiast Horatio Nelson Jackson accepted a $50 bet that he could not cross the United States by car. Just a few weeks later, on May 23, he and mechanic Sewall K. Crocker climbed … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: Deep Space Industries plans on mining asteroids in space by the year 2015

Deep Space Industries, a newly established private company, has announced it plans to deploy a mining company into space by the year 2015 with the goal of extracting raw materials from nearby asteroids. The asteroids are believed to contain gases … Continue reading

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Analysis Video Report: Will Russia and China try to become a NATO of the East?

China and Russia are hailing what they say is a new era of strong co-operation – its symbol: the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit taking place in Beijing. The one-time cold-war rivals, have pledged to strengthen their cooperation on foreign … Continue reading

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Large Sinkhole Swallows 3 Story Building in South China

Sinkhole swallows buildings in Guangzhou A large sinkhole has appeared next to the construction site of an underground rail station in Guangzhou, Southern China. The hole appeared in the ground next to the boundary of the construction site on the … Continue reading

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Earth’s Space junk and the Kessler Syndrome

Last month DoD released an updated space policy that officials said reflects how the environment has changed in recent years, specifically the emergence of non-state threats and the growing amount of derelict rockets and satellites — “space junk” — in … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: The Human Role in Global Climate Change

Proof of How Humans Effect Global Climate Change from GREGinSD on Vimeo. Produced by WPSU (a PBS affiliate) and the Rock Ethics Institute, this short film reviews the current state of scientific understanding about the human influences on climate change … Continue reading

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