How Energy Farms Work

Energy Farms grow food, but are also net producers of energy. They can operate at a range of scales, and use a mix of ancient and new crops and technologies. Less than a century ago most farms were net energy producers; today US farms consume more energy than they produce, and our food system as […]

10 strangers animals that success on the planet

Check out these weird-looking animal Axototl The axolotl is a Mexican neotenic mole salamander. Neotenic means that, as adults, it holds onto traits seen in juveniles. Axolotls are used extensively in scientific research due to their ability to regenerate most body parts, ease of breeding, and large embryos. Cicada With 2,500 species of cicada insects […]

Denmark a shame – Faroe Islands

As reported TruthOrFiction.com, hunting of pilot whales on the Danish Faroe Islands no “reported” threats to the extinction of the species. That’s not the point. All this happens year after year in the Faroe Island in Denmark, primarily involved in this slaughter young people to demonstrate that these same young people have already reached an […]

Biosecurity on farms

There are times when perniciously false premises are treated as the criteria by which truth is determined. We lose the argument before it’s begun. And where does that leave us in our efforts to control mortal dangers of our own making? An article of faith among veterinarians and epidemiologists is that large industrial farms are […]

Researchers Contribute Climate Model to Study That Finds Some Winds Decreasing

Declining wind speeds in parts of the United States could impact more than the wind power industry, say Iowa State University climate researchers. Three Iowa State researchers contributed their expertise in modeling North America’s climate to a study to be published in the Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres. The study – led by Sara […]

Amazing Icebergs

Icebergs in Antarctica a sometimes have stripes, formed by layers of snow that react to different conditions. Blue stripes are often created when cracks in the sheet of ice and water that fills and do not freeze as quickly as falling bubbles When an iceberg falls into the sea, a layer of seawater can freeze […]

Aurora Australis: The Magical Southern Lights

When the cosmic energies are at play it produces the most enchanting visual spectacle in the night sky. Nature’s light show you can call it, that is like a splash of colors over the dark sky. If you haven’t been able to guess what I am talking about, then you must read this post as […]