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Ice Sheets Will Disappear Ahead of Schedule

by Joe Cofino – (October 11, 2012)  One of the world’s foremost climate scientists has warned that vulnerable island states may need to consider evacuating their populations within a decade due to a much faster than anticipated melting of... Read more

Slipper Shopping at the Beach

A Tour by Mark Kneubuhl – (July 12, 2012) I’ve spent most of my adult life in American Samoa, a small group of islands located in the Southern Hemisphere, roughly in-between Hawaii and Australia. For the past four months... Read more

Opposition, Hatred, Racism… How Far Should Politics Go?

Op-ed by Eugene Rudder – (June 28, 2012) November must almost be upon us because politics is getting nastier. Earlier this month, in Missoula, Montana, the state Republican Party held their convention and while it had the usual President... Read more

Playing Political Ping-pong with the Environment

By Mark Kneubuhl – (May 18,2012)  Yesterday, an article posted on the conservative website The Daily Caller, made headlines of the U.S. Federal government spending $70 billion on “climate change activities” since 2008, “coincidentally” the year Barrack Obama took... Read more

Crazy Plan to Mine an Asteroid May Not Be So Crazy

Compiled by Newsbyrd staff Seattle, Wash. – April 24, 2012 – Planetary Resources, Inc. announced today its plan to mine Near-Earth Asteroids (NEAs) for raw materials, ranging from water to precious metals. Through the development of cost-effective exploration technologies, the company is... Read more

Zombies, Vampires and Computers, Oh My!

By Jeffrey Mays- In a recent article in Atlantic Monthly, James Parker quipped, “In the very, very near future, everyone—you, me, Barbara Kingsolver, V. S. Naipaul—will write a zombie novel.”  There seems to be no end to the permutations... Read more