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Hydroponics: The power of water to grow food

2021/9/26Hydroponics: The power of water to grow food. In the year 600 B.C.E., the climate was arid and dry along the Euphrates River in Western Asia, but there were lush gardens climbing up the walls of the metropolis, Babylon. It is believed that the Hanging Gardens of Babylon were surviving through a pulley-system of water from the river, a technique

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It's a small world after all, say scientists warning of sand scarcity

2021/9/14It's a small world after all, say scientists warning of sand scarcity. Out of the complexity of the global sand trade has emerged something of a butterfly effect, in which an economic decision in

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Why biodegradables won't solve the plastic crisis

2021/10/30Why biodegradables won't solve the plastic crisis - BBC Future. What is BBC Future? Future Planet. Carbon Cost. The Lost Index. Follow the Food. Beyond Natural.

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Inside the World's Largest Semiconductor Chip Manufacturer

2021/10/1October 1, 2021 6:30 AM EDT. O n the northwest coast of Taiwan, nestled between mudflats teeming with fiddler crabs and sweet-scented persimmon

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Indonesia leads the way in restoring coral reefs, scientists say

2021/11/2Indonesia leads the way in restoring coral reefs, scientists say Researchers at Java's IPB University say Indonesia is doing more to restore coral reefs than any other country on Earth. Penida

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Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. Search across a wide variety of disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions. with at least one of the words

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Vaccines and patents: how self

2021/2/9Scarcity Once the invention is created, the patent in effect generates an artificial scarcity allowing the value of the vaccine or drug to be maintained, managed, and even increased. The scarcity feeds on under-investment in capacity-building and reluctance to

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Samsung to build US$17 billion chip plant in Texas

2021/11/24Samsung said this week that it will build a microchip factory in Texas, a US$17 billion investment that comes as semiconductor shortages are causing supply chain delays across many industries. "Welcome to Texas, Samsung!' tweeted Texas' Republican governor Greg

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Udupi administration responsible for artificial sand scarcity:

2021/10/25Udupi administration responsible for artificial sand scarcity: MLA Special Correspondent UDUPI, October 26, 2021 00:56 IST Updated:

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How cement may yet help slow global warming

2021/11/4The problem is that concrete's crucial ingredient, cement, which is mixed with sand, gravel and water to make the stuff, is responsible for a huge amount of greenhouse-gas emissions. Taking in

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What's behind the semiconductor chip shortage?

2021/9/17Shortages happen when the demand for something is higher than the supply. When it comes to computer chips, there are problems on both fronts. General Motors announced this week that it's

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Whitehall is woefully unprepared for the next big crisis

2021/10/18Whitehall is woefully unprepared for the next big crisis Dominic Cummings was right about one thing: there are too many arts graduates running the country A hard rain didn't fall, in the end

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2021/3/123D-Printed Reefs Offer Hope in Coral Bleaching Crisis. Fabien Cousteau and Dutch engineers hope new technology can slow damage in the ocean. The news on coral reefs alternates between doom and

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What's behind the semiconductor chip shortage?

2021/9/17Shortages happen when the demand for something is higher than the supply. When it comes to computer chips, there are problems on

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Inflation Risk Intensifies With Supply Shortages Multiplying

2021/5/4Signs of inflation are picking up, with a mounting number of consumer-facing companies warning in recent days that supply shortages and logistical logjams may force them to

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Ranking Countries and Industries by Tech, Data, and Business Skills

2021/5/27Ranking Countries and Industries by Tech, Data, and Business Skills. The U.S. isn't as high as you might think. Summary. Leveraging the data from Coursera, the company's data scientists rank

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Sand: most widely consumed natural resource after fresh water.

2021/8/5Desert sands, however, are usually fine- grained and of low shear strength –it does not even suit as material for the creation of artificial islands. Dubai, for example, used up all its suitable marine sand supplies for an artificial set of sand islands and, after these were exhausted, now has to import sand from Australia for continuing its building madness.

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Covid is call to act on Southeast Asia's food waste crisis: Experts

2021/9/19Covid-19 is a 'wake-up call' to act on Southeast Asia's food waste crisis, experts say. Food waste remains one of the biggest global challenges. Amid global lockdowns and halted travel, the

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Woodhaven football edges Dearborn High; sets up district final vs.

2021/10/30Last season, Woodhaven welcomed in Dearborn High for a second-round playoff matchup and handed the Pioneers a 38-point loss on a clear and unseasonably warm night. Dearborn High at Woodhaven playof

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The world is facing a global sand crisis

2021/9/7The world is facing a global sand crisis. September 7, 2021 4.22pm EDT. When people picture sand spread across idyllic beaches and endless deserts, they understandably think of

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Artificial sand scarcity hits construction activity in Gaya

2021/7/23GAYA: Artificial scarcity of sand created allegedly by the sand mafia has brought construction activity to a near standstill in the district.Following action against the

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Philippines: Artificial white sandy beach could spell eco disaster

2021/10/26Sand scarcity is a concern shared by Stefan Schimmels of Forschungszentrum Kste who's done extensive research on shore nourishment to

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Artificial islands: harmful or helpful? – The Oxford Student

2021/7/1The issue of whether or not to build artificial islands may therefore be more nuanced than simply condemning them for harming the environment. Perhaps, in some cases, their positive effects may outweigh the harmful ones. Whether this is the case for Lynetteholm remains to be seen. Image Credit: Ava Coploff on Unsplash. Post Views: 2,509.

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How Singapore Is Creating More Land for Itself

2021/4/20By 2021, the government wants Singapore to measure nearly 300 square miles. But reclaiming land from the ocean has its limits, particularly in an age of

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Why the World Is Short of Semiconductors, and Why It Matters

2021/2/17TSMC forecast the shortages could extend into 2021. Some broadband providers were facing delays of more than a year when ordering internet routers. Apple said in April that supply constraints were

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British Politics and Policy at LSE: Vaccines and patents: how self

Vaccines and patents: how self-interest and artificial scarcity weaken human solidarity We are living through a humanitarian crisis, yet design faults in intellectual property mechanisms and a faith-based approach to patents is steering governments into what the WHO has called 'a

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Smaller than a grain of sand, phytoplankton are key to aquatic

2021/11/18Cup sea water in your hands and you will be holding a bustling world of single-cell organisms—thousands of them. Citation: Smaller than a grain of sand, phytoplankton are key to

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Black Friday 2021: The best Wayfair deals on KitchenAid, Bissell

2021/11/26SandStable Artificial Spruce Christmas Tree with Lights from $66.99 (Save $66 to $373) Mercury Row 9-Inch Sequoia Decorated Garland for $115.99 (Save $112.01) Holiday Aisle 21-Piece Nativity

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