Dozens of children contract cancer in Indiana suburb

Dozens of children contract cancer in Indiana suburb January 22, 2019 | CNN's Miguel Marquez reports. |Source: CNN An alarming number of childhood cancer diagnoses in an Indiana suburb have parents wondering whether their environment is safe and challenging the Environmental Protection Agency to do something about it. CNN's Miguel Marquez reports. View on CNN,  … Continue reading Dozens of children contract cancer in Indiana suburb

Wedge-tailed eagles killed by wind turbines at Yaloak South wind farm in Moorabool Shire

  JANUARY 15 2019 | Jolyon Attwooll | The Courier Wedge-tailed eagles are falling foul of the giant, swift-moving wind turbine blades at Yaloak South wind farm near Ballan. The renewable energy company Pacific Hydro confirmed to The Courier that three deaths of the eagle – Australia’s largest bird of prey – have been recorded at the wind farm since … Continue reading Wedge-tailed eagles killed by wind turbines at Yaloak South wind farm in Moorabool Shire

Renewable Energy Needs Huge Mineral Supply

Renewable Energy Needs Huge Mineral Supply November 2nd, 2013 | Tim Radford, Climate News Network | Climate Central LONDON – Humankind could be about to exchange one kind of energy crisis for another. The switch from the finite store of fossil fuels to renewable sources could involve a huge additional demand for the world’s equally finite … Continue reading Renewable Energy Needs Huge Mineral Supply

Highpointers Club headed back to Mt. Arvon July 2019, after 32 years.

Convention – 2019 Michigan – Thursday July 25 through Saturday July 27, 2019 Here is what we have set up for MI-2019.    The people in Baraga County are very enthused about us hosting the Convention there and supporting the counties local economy is a real plus for them.     The official dates of the … Continue reading Highpointers Club headed back to Mt. Arvon July 2019, after 32 years.

Illinois – DeWitt County Regional Planning Commission votes against wind farm.

Commission votes against DeWitt County wind farm Jan 16, 2019 | KEVIN BARLOW | pantagraph.com DeWitt County residents call for the rejection of the county's first proposed wind farm during the Regional Planning Commission meeting Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, at the county courthouse in Clinton. CLINTON — The developer of a proposed $300 million wind farm in … Continue reading Illinois – DeWitt County Regional Planning Commission votes against wind farm.

Flowers can hear buzzing bees—and it makes their nectar sweeter

This new study raises another question on Industrialization of agricultural and wilderness areas.  What is the effect of continued low frequency noise on plants? For crops like corn that are pollinated by wind this might not be an issue, But for other crops this might have negative effects if plants increase nectar sugars expecting pollinators … Continue reading Flowers can hear buzzing bees—and it makes their nectar sweeter