Entries from August 2008

Traffic Jam Pictures and Avoidance Advice

August 25th, 2008 · No Comments

Traffic jams really capture the essence of humanity’s absurd systems of living. Rather than cooperate to build infrastructure that may have a large up front cost but long term benefits, many cities continue to pursue the “have 10,000 engines running at once going 1 km/h model” of transportation planning. It’s such a simple problem to […]

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Tags: Pollution · Waste

Fragile Earth Photos

August 18th, 2008 · No Comments

Fragile Earth Gallery

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Tags: Links

Siberian Tiger

August 7th, 2008 · No Comments

The Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) is a rare subspecies of tiger (P. tigris). Also known as the Amur tiger, it is confined completely to the Amur region in the Far East, where it is now protected. It is considered to be the largest of the six tiger subspecies and the largest member of the […]

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Tags: Animal Rights

Sea Turtle

August 6th, 2008 · No Comments

Sea turtles (Superfamily Chelonioidea) are turtles found in all the world’s oceans except the Arctic Ocean. There are seven living species of sea turtles: flatback, green, hawksbill, Kemp’s Ridley, leatherback, loggerhead and olive ridley. The East Pacific subpopulation of the green turtle was previously classified as a separate species, the black turtle, but DNA evidence […]

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Tags: Animal Rights · Pollution · Spills

Black Rhinoceros

August 1st, 2008 · No Comments

The Black Rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis), also colloquially Black Rhino, is a mammal in the order Perissodactyla, native to the eastern and central areas of Africa including Kenya, Tanzania, Cameroon, South Africa, Namibia and Zimbabwe. The World Conservation Union (IUCN) announced on 7 July 2006 that one of the four subspecies, the West African Black Rhinoceros […]

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Tags: Animal Rights