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2013-05-21 14:51:47

A new energy sector based on algal biofuels could guarantee Australia’s transport fuel and food security far into the future.

Consumers Are Eating Up Earth At Astounding Rate
2012-11-27 16:07:57

When it comes to eating, the average consumer uses up a gallon of diesel, 63 pounds of soil and more than 2.5 tons of water per day.

2010-07-27 12:44:27

Over the coming half-century the world’s farmers will be asked to double global food production - using less water, less land, less energy, less fertiliser and less technology than they have today.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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