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Greenpeace finds milk, berries still contaminated from Chernobyl

From: Reuters, Kiev
Published: April 3, 2011

Milk and other staples like mushrooms and berries are still contaminated in parts of Ukraine by radioactive fallout from Chernobyl, 25 years after the world's worst nuclear disaster, Greenpeace said on Sunday. The environmental group published findings of a field investigation ahead of a Ukraine-hosted international conference on Chernobyl on April 19. The meeting has taken on added significance since the nuclear crisis in Japan...

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Google HQ Installs First Wireless Electric Car Charger

From: Crisp Green , Clean Techies, More from this Affiliate
Published: March 24, 2011

Google is famous for giving the digital generation what it wants, so it only makes sense that the search giant would branch out into other technologies it feels are worth of its attention. So it shouldn't come as a surprise that they would already be dabbling in smart grid technologies, and positioning themselves to be a leader in the future of both energy creation and distribution...

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ENN: Climate

Earthquakes Change the Earth

From:Andy Soos, ENN
Published: March 15, 2011


The March 11, magnitude 9.0 earthquake in Japan may have shortened the length of each Earth day and shifted its axis. Using a United States Geological Survey estimate for how the fault responsible for the earthquake slipped, research scientist Richard Gross of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., applied a complex model to perform a preliminary theoretical calculation of how the Japan earthquake-the fifth largest since 1900-affected Earth's rotation. His calculations indicate that by changing the distribution of Earth's mass, the Japanese...

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