March 26, 2011

March 13/19, 2011

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March 19, 2011
  • Corn salad or Valerianella locusta - New page! - Information about this leaf vegetable that can be harvested in early spring after being sown in autumn.
  • Qatar - Videos - Qatar: Turning knowledge into the new oil - BBC News video - "In a bid to develop a university sector in the Gulf, international universities have been invited to set up campuses." - BBC News video - March 18, 2011
  • The Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan - Articles news & analysis - 'Water used to cool Fukushima flowing back to sea - effects hard to predict' - "­In an exclusive interview with RT, Sergey Shoigu, Russia's Emergencies Minister, discussed the work of emergency services and international rescue amid the growing threat of a nuclear reactor meltdown in Japan following the quake and tsunami." - RT video - March 18, 2011
  • Nuclear power - Images - 25 Years After: Scenes from Chernobyl--The Worst Nuclear Accident in History [Slide Show]
  • Cyborg - Articles news - Computer chips wired with nerve cells - Experiments could lead to ways of melding minds with machines - Science News - March 18, 2011
  • Nuclear power - Articles general - Where are the world's nuclear reactors? - Short Sharp Science - March 18, 2011
  • The Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan - Articles news & analysis - The moment nuclear plant chief WEPT as Japanese finally admit that radiation leak is serious enough to kill people - Mail Online - March 19, 2011
  • Kenya - Articles news - State to launch tree planting programme - "The Government will next month launch another mass tree planting drive, similar to kazi kwa vijana initiative to create jobs for women and the youth." - The Standard - March 18, 2011
  • Korea North-South relations - Articles news - S. Korea understands need for cooperation with DPRK regarding Mt. Baekdu - "South Korea said Friday it recognizes the need to cooperate with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) regarding potential volcanic activities at Mount Baekdu, according to the Ministry of Unification in Seoul." - People's Daily Online - March 18, 2011
  • The Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan - Articles news & analysis - Shocking new images of Japan's nuclear plant - ITN video - March 18, 2011
  • The Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan - Articles news & analysis - Japan crisis: Nuclear agency joins France in raising danger assessment - "Japan’s nuclear agency raised its assessment of the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station from a level 4 to a level 5 on a 7-level international scale for nuclear accidents, matching an earlier assessment by France." - The Christian Science Monitor - March 18, 2011
  • Capucijner pea - New page! - Today i sowed this pea in my garden. Read my diary and other information about this rather rare pea.
  • Features of North Korea - Videos - A Secret Look Into The City Of Pyongyang, North Korea - "... via a ’secret video’ taken by photographer Steve Gong. With constant military surveillance in North Korea very little images of everyday life are released to the global public." - video - March 18, 2011
March 18, 2011
  • Bahrain - Articles news - Foreign troops in Bahrain - "As neighbouring countries deploy troops to Bahrain, are they containing instability or spreading it?" - Aljazeera Inside Story video - March 17, 2011
  • Foreign relations of Israel - Articles news - Sharansky urges US Congress to help M. East protesters - "... former Soviet dissident Natan Sharansky blasted Western governments for pushing Israel to make concessions amid upheaval in the Middle East that has left the fate of Arab governments unclear." - The Jerusalem Post - March 17, 2011
  • Nuclear power - Articles news & analysis - Harmless? Chernobyl Radiation Killed Nearly One Million People - - March 17, 2011
  • Energy resources - New page! - Articles news - World energy crunch as nuclear and oil both go wrong - "The existential crisis for the world's nuclear industry could hardly have come at a worse moment. The epicentre of the world's oil supply is disturbingly close to its own systemic crisis as the Gulf erupts in conflict." - The Telegraph - March 18, 2011
  • Energy - New page! - This is about energy in general. Subtopics will include a variety of topics dealing with energy in nature and fields of life. For example spiritual energy (esoteric concept), energy as used in some healing disciplines, energy resources, energy as a concept in physics, etc.
March 17, 2011
  • The Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan - Articles news & analysis - Is Japan Reactor Crew on Fatal Mission? - "Radiation risk at Fukushima nuclear plant may be widespread, long-lasting." - National Geographic - March 17, 2011
  • The Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan - Articles news & analysis - MOX plutonium fuel used in Fukushima's Unit 3 reactor two million times more deadly than enriched uranium - Natural News - March 17, 2011
  • The Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan - New Page! - Some of the articles about the Fukushima nuclear crisis that are listed below with 'Japan' and 'Nuclear power' now can be found on this page
  • Elder or Sambucus - New page! - This tree grows on several places around our house. I use the flowers and the berries for juice and jam. Find articles with general information and learn about its medicinal properties and how to make wine and jam and pickled elder shoots. There are some videos too. You can find the tree in the wild.
  • Knights Templar - videos - playlist added with 23 videos
  • Food - Articles news - World food supply threatened by Japan nuclear radiation - Natural News - March 17, 2011
  • Nuclear power - Articles news & analysis - Japan Admits Time Running Out to Avert Possible Nuclear Catastrophe - "Japan's government is acknowledging time is running out to prevent a hazardous and significant spread of radiation into the atmosphere from the crippled Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant." - VOA - March 17, 2011
  • Nuclear power - Images - Holes from US nuclear tests
  • Nuclear power - Articles news & analysis - Interview about spent fuel pools with former White House official - "Interview with nuclear physicist Frank N. von Hippel, Former assistant director for national security in the White House Office of Science and Technology, Rachel Maddow, March 15, 2011" - Shows the dangers of the spent fuel rods - Video - March 15, 2011
March 16, 2011
  • Food - Articles news - A New Spin on Cooking - high-speed spin - "High-end restaurants have begun adding a new piece of equipment to the kitchen that until recently was found mainly in medical laboratories and university chemistry departments." - Scientific American - March 16, 2011
  • Nuclear power - Articles news & analysis - Fire at Fourth Reactor: Is Worse Yet to Come in the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster? - Time - March 15, 2011
  • Nuclear power - Articles news & analysis - Alert: Fukushima Coverup, 40 Years of Spent Nuclear Rods Blown Sky High - " In addition to under reporting the fires at Fukushima, the Japanese government has not told the people about the ominous fact that the nuclear plant site is a hellish repository where a staggering number of spent fuel rods have accumulated for 40 years." - - March 15, 2011
  • Nuclear power - Articles news & analysis - “No Happy Ending”: Nuclear Experts Say Japan’s Disaster is Intensifying - Democracy Now! video - March 16, 2011
  • Nuclear power - Websites - MIT NSE Nuclear Information Hub - Scientific explanation of events related to nuclear crisis in Japan
  • Water crisis - Articles news - Cooperation Strategic To Protect Tigris and Euphrates - "Although the brief wet season is just beginning, much of northern Iraq has endured several years of drought, compounding water problems that stem from climate change, migration, a growing population and declining water flows in the country's most important rivers -- the Tigris and Euphrates" - IPS - March 15, 2011
  • Oppression in North Korea - Articles news - NK defector testifies to horrors at concentration camp - "A North Korean defector and activist testified this week at an international forum here to horrors he had suffered while imprisoned in a concentration camp in the communist country." - The Korea Times - March 16, 2011
  • Nuclear power - Articles news & analysis - Underground information on what's happening at Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan - a dirty bomb waiting to go off - "... some extremely disturbing information that seems to indicate the situation with the reactors in Japan is far, far worse than what the conventional media is describing." - Natural News - March 16, 2011
  • Knights Templar - New page!
March 15, 2011
  • Earthquake - Articles news & analysis - Time-Lapse Animation Shows Japan's Earthquakes - Discovery News - video - March 15, 2011
  • Nuclear power - Articles general - What are the immediate health effects of exposure to radiation? - BBC - March 15, 2011
  • Japan - Articles news - "Get the Children Away from the Reactors": Japan Urged to Expand Evacuation Area Around Nuclear Plants as Leaking Radiation Spreads - "Japanese anti-nuclear activist Aileen Mioko Smith and nuclear engineer Arnie Gundersen question whether Japanese officials are doing enough to protect civilians from radiation, including proper monitoring and widening the evacuation zones." - Democracy Now! video - March 15, 2011
  • Bahrain - Articles news - “Bahrain is No Longer an Independent Country, It is Occupied by Saudi Forces”: Activist Says Pro-Democracy Protests Will Continue - "The King of Bahrain has declared a state of emergency for three months following weeks of pro-democracy protests. The King’s announcement comes one day after about 1,000 Saudi troops crossed into Bahrain to help defend Bahrain’s ruling family." - Democracy Now! video - March 15, 2011
  • Nuclear power - Articles news & analysis - “This Could Become Chernobyl on Steroids”: Nuclear Engineer Arnie Gundersen on Japan’s Growing Nuclear Crisis - Democracy Now! video - March 15, 2011
  • Bahrain - Articles news - In Response to Protests, Bahrain Declares State of Emergency - "Bahrain's king has declared a three-month state of emergency in response to weeks of anti-government protests by majority Shi'ites against the Gulf state's Sunni rulers." - VOA - March 15, 2011
  • Japan - Articles news - "Japan's nuclear emergency prompts panic buying in Tokyo - "Residents in the capital, 150 miles south of Fukushima, prepare for possible lockdown as embassies advise citizens to leave" - March 15, 2011
  • Ivory Coast - Articles news - Ivory Coast Fighting Moves In on Defeated President - "Ivory Coast has been rocked by months of post-electoral turmoil after presidential incumbent Laurent Gbagbo refused to step down despite losing to Alassane Ouattara in the November vote." - Time - March 15, 2011
  • China's economic power - Articles news - China Regains Status as World's Top Manufacturer - "China has dethroned the U.S. and regained its status as the world's largest manufacturing country for the first time since the end of the 19th century, according to a report by the Financial Times." - The Chosun Ilbo - March 15, 2011
  • Israel-South-Korea relations - Articles news - Defense Ministry looking to boost ties with South Korea - "The Defense Ministry is tightening its ties with South Korea as it searches for new military alliances around the world in the face of the economic meltdown and growing political isolation." - The Jerusalem Post - March 15, 2011
  • Nuclear power - Articles news & analysis - Partial Meltdowns Led to Hydrogen Explosions at Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant - "The high temperatures that the fuel rods create boil water and continually turn it into steam. If no fresh water is introduced to cool the rods then they continue to heat up. Once the rods reach more than 1200 degrees Celsius, the zirconium will interact with the steam and split the hydrogen from the water." - Scientific American - March 14, 2011
  • Japan - Articles news - Brink of Nuclear Catastrophe: Elevated Radiation Recorded in Tokyo; 3rd Explosion Rocks Reactor; Some Good News From Neighboring Plant - AlterNet - March 14, 2011
March 14, 2011
  • Human races - Articles news & other - Fire did not spark human colonisation of cold Europe - "Humans may have been much later to master fire than we thought. A review of supposed archaeological hearths in Europe suggests that the oldest date to just 400,000 years ago." - New Scientist - March 14, 2011
  • Japan - Articles news - Newly Released Video of the Tsunami and the Search for Survivors in Japan - PBSNewsHour video - March 13, 2011
  • Nuclear power - Articles news & analysis - Japan Facing Biggest Catastrophe Since Dawn of Nuclear Age - A rather alarming analysis of the situation with the Japanese nuclear reactors, after the second explosion - Democracy Now! video - March 14, 2011
  • Nuclear power - Articles news & analysis - USS Carrier Ronald Reagan Passes Through Radioactive Plume Off Japan Coast - "The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and other US Navy ships in the waters off the quake zone in eastern Japan were repositioned after the detection of a low-level radiation plume from the troubled Fukushima nuclear plant located 100 miles away." - ABC News - March 14, 2011
  • Nuclear power - Articles news & analysis - Radioactive releases in Japan could last months, experts say - "As the scale of Japan?s nuclear crisis begins to come to light, experts in Japan and the United States say the country is now facing a cascade of accumulating problems that suggest that radioactive releases of steam from the crippled plants could go on for weeks or even months." - The Economic Times - March 14, 2011
  • Plate tectonics - Articles news & other - How continents do the splits - African study reveals how land gives way to ocean crust - "Researchers have discovered new details of how the Earth’s continental crust is tearing apart in Ethiopia, which will one day give birth to a new ocean." - Science News - March 2011
March 13, 2011
  • Nuclear power - Articles news & analysis - Expert: Nuclear Radiation Could Spread Far Beyond Japan - "An American nuclear expert says radiation from Japan could spread across the Pacific and reach the United States if a complete meltdown occurs at a Japanese nuclear facility damaged as a result of last week’s earthquake and subsequent tsunami." - VOA - March 13, 2011
  • Japan - Websites - NHK World TV - live channel of NHK World TV - "NHK WORLD TV is an English language 24-hour international news and information channel."
  • Nuclear power - Articles news & analysis - Tracking Page: Japan’s Nuclear Meltdown, Aftershocks & Fallout - "Following Japan’s nuclear plant emergency and earthquake aftermath, this page will continue to monitor the ongoing situation, and will include added content as we know more." - - March 13, 2011
  • Nuclear power - Articles news & analysis - Chernobyl: It Will Never Be Over - "The latest scientific studies suggest that the damage to wildlife and fauna continue unabitated in and around the Chernobyl exclusion zone - and far beyond. Research recently concluded provides more evidence that contamination has a "significant impact" on biodiversity." - Infoshop News - August 25, 2010
  • Nuclear power - Articles news & analysis - Japan nuclear crisis indepth - "With more states of emergency being declared at nuclear facilities in Japan, nuclear scientist Imad Khadduri says the risk of damage from meltdown is less than in disasters such as Chernoyl and Three Mile Island." - Aljazeera video - March 13, 2011
  • Nuclear power - Articles news & analysis - Meltdown threat: Japan 'preparing for worst' - "Nuclear expert John Large says Japan is preparing for a 'worst case scenario', as workers there battle with damaged power plants." - ITN video - March 13, 2011
  • Japan - Articles news - Japan earthquake: Footage of moment tsunami hit - BBC video - March 13, 2011
  • Nuclear power - New page!

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