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Water for food production

Mar 22, 2012 Comments Off on Water for food production by

Water for use in agriculture Water is used to make every product on Earth. As a consequence, all factories, businesses and all business sectors depend on it in some way. Water, energy and food are intrinsically linked as water is needed to produce the power/energy required for food production. Marks & Spencer is working with […]

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Allergies are a pain

Nov 29, 2011 Comments Off on Allergies are a pain

Recently I helped out with a DIY decorating job. With my limited skills, I was barely useful but was able to help move things, clean up, and pass the required tools and materials. When the carpets were removed I was surprised to see what was lurking underneath. After years of being trodden on, the underfloor […]

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NASA should refocus on more down to Earth problems

Nov 18, 2011 Comments Off on NASA should refocus on more down to Earth problems

The consensus is that scientists are smart people. Especially so, are the ones who are infatuated by the speed of light and those excited by the possibility of extra-terrestrials life in a massive hidden sea on Europa, one of Jupiter’s moons. Now that many of these scientists are redundant, maybe it is time for them […]

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Fish facts and our Oceans and Seas

Nov 02, 2011 Comments Off on Fish facts and our Oceans and Seas

Fish supply the greatest percentage of the world’s protein consumed by humans. As a consequence, most of the world’s major fisheries are being fished at levels above their maximum sustainable yield; some regions are severely overfished. Many fish are hermaphrodites, they can change sex during the course of their lives. Others, especially rare deep-sea fish, […]

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Sea water and Salt water facts

Nov 01, 2011 Comments Off on Sea water and Salt water facts

Water covers approximately 70% of the Earth’s surface. Sea salt contains about 80 mineral elements that the body needs. Some of these elements are needed in trace amounts. Water from the sea or ocean is known as seawater. On average, every kilogram (2.2lb) of seawater contains around 35 grams (1.2 oz) of dissolved salt. The […]

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