Conservation Plan for Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish

Read the press release (via Hugg). The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced the availability of the stand-alone Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) for the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. The CCP is available online at http://www.fws.gov/midwest/planning/uppermiss.

More Construction with PET Bottles

Read the full post at the Temas Blog (via Hugg). In a prior entry I introduced you to Brazilian experiments with constructing homes using PET bottles.  Today I'll introduce you to Andreas Froese, a man who not only did it first in Honduras, but has gone much beyond the experimental stages to actually build over …

Professor Devises New Form of Solar Cell

Read the full story from ENN. A University of Idaho professor is devising a new form of solar cell she says could lead to a breakthrough that would make solar energy commercially feasible. Chemist Pam Shapiro, her graduate students and her colleagues at the university are working on creating better materials and combining them in …