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Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009 | Author:  | 4,578 views - starting Aug 9/09
exposed bedrock in the guld of maine, usa

exposed bedrock in the gulf of maine, usa

well, if injecting CO2 supercritical gas into bedrock is loaded with caveats, imagine how much worse it is to inject CO2 gas into the ocean — a living ecosystem teeming with biota (albeit i am not averse to Buddhist teachings and the contemporary Gaeia hypothesis, which contend that all matter has life) …

i’m especially bothered by any anthropogenic perturbations to oceans, largely because my training and schooling as a marine biologist made me shockingly aware of the enormity and extent of issues plaguing marine ecosystems as well as the (often unappreciated) importance that oceans play in global ecosystems …

so what may happen as a result of our attempts to store excess atmospheric CO2 gas in oceans? more…

Category: climate change, Ecosystems, Energy, life, oceans, water, wildlife  | Tags: , , , ,  | Leave a Comment

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Friday, June 19th, 2009 | Author:  | 29,527 views - starting Aug 9/09

for several decades, scientists, naturalists, and concerned citizens around the world have been cautioning people against the careless use, abuse, and rapid disposal of plastics … fortunately, their message has not dissipated in intensity and it is increasingly more far-reaching … however, considering the explosive rate of global population growth, i wonder if the message is becoming diluted or more concentrated among the proliferating minds populating Earth today … more…

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Friday, April 03rd, 2009 | Author:  | 12,857 views - starting Aug 9/09

good job World!! … this blog entry comes a little late in the aftermath of Earth Hour 2009, but my excitement for this year’s phenomenal success has yet to subside … i must say, wow! Earth Hour made news headlines all around the world this year … according to the WWF, a whopping 3,937 cities and towns in 88 countries participated! that’s *fantastic*!! … more…