"Below the nation’s mostly mountainous surface are vast mineral reserves, including iron, gold, magnesite, zinc, copper, limestone, molybdenum, graphite, and more—all told about 200 kinds of minerals. Also present are large amounts of rare earth metals, which factories in nearby countries need to make smartphones and other high-tech products."
North Korea is sitting on trillions of dollars of untapped wealth
"The rapid rise of solar power is one of the most astonishing transformations in the history of global energy use.
A decade ago, solar photovoltaics (PV) was just a tiny sapling, easily dismissed by fossil fuel advocates. Today, after a remarkable 30-fold increase in PV sales in just nine years, it has become a giant redwood forest."
Solar employs more U.S. workers than Apple, Google, and Facebook combined
"Along the wild Pacific coast of British Columbia, there lives a population of the sea wolves. “We know from exhaustive DNA studies that these wolves are genetically distinct from their continental kin,” says McAllister. “They are behaviourally distinct, swimming from island to island and preying on sea animals. They are also morphologically distinct — they are smaller in size and physically different from their mainland counterparts,” says Ian McAllister, an award-winning photographer who has been studying these animals for almost two decades."
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The world’s first grid-connected wave power station has been activated off the coast of Western Australia (WA).
After more than a decade of testing and demonstrations, Australian company Carnegie Wave Energy has switched on a pilot project that has begun feeding wave-generated electricity into a local WA grid.
World’s first grid-connected wave power station switched on in Australia - ScienceAlert.
Awareness continues to increase surrounding the pervasive dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs). Our modern world is becoming an electromagnetic soup filled with pulses, radio frequencies, <span id="IL_AD2" class="IL_AD">computer screens</span>, wireless signals, as well as personal devices such as cell phones and gadgets that are emitting <a href="Amazon.com: Overpowered: The Dangers of Electromagnetic Radiation (EMF) and What You Can Do about It (9781609805098): Martin Blank PhD: Books" target="_blank">damaging radiation</a>.
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<em>Earthlings </em>isn’t just about guilting its audience about meat, however. Rather, it takes you on a journey around the globe, unmasking the hidden reality of animal cruelty in multiple industries. We get an inside look at the leather industry in the Middle East, a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the circus industry world-wide, and even the unspeakable dirty deets’ on the animal shelter industry.
It Was Only 20 Minutes Into This Film When My Life Changed Forever | Collective-Evolution
Thursday, November 27, 2014, 4:12 PM - An Australian woman had to be rescued by firefighters after she was swallowed by a sinkhole while hanging up laundry in her backyard Tuesday.
Christina Beaumont, 52, had to tread water for twenty minutes when the three-metre hole opened up under her feet, submerged her in water.
A neighbour heard her cries for help and contacted firefighters who rescued her with ropes.
Australian woman swallowed by sinkhole while hanging up laundry