Day: May 26, 2008

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Industrial Hemp’s Silver Bullet Potential For Reducing Greenhouse Gas

Activists from 35 countries rallied in over 200 cities for the legalization of marijuana earlier this month. A laudable effort perhaps, but did you know that the cannabis plant’s industrial version is a crop that many scientists believe holds silver bullet potential for greenhouse gas reduction? Hemp is outlawed in most countries despite lacking psycho active ingredients. Commercially grown hemp has less than […]Read More

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Acid Oceans: Sooner and Shallower Than Expected

Researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Seattle have released studies showing that waters that only a century ago were not corrosive can now dissolve shells. It’s been known for years that at a certain depth water becomes corrosive from the acidification caused by rotting organic material floating down from the surface. But […]Read More