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The Field Lab - 5 hours 46 min ago
Next logical phase in attaining the illusive 400° mark with the solar oven project is to eliminate heat loss.  Prepped for the addition of a second sheet of 1/4" thick tempered glass to the mix - creating a thermal pane effect.  Dug through my storage but couldn't find my router so resorted to plunge cutting the channel with my circular saw.  Got a late start and too late in the day to test by the time I got finished.  67,75,63,0,B
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Amazon rainforest losing ability to regulate climate, scientist warns

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/31 - 1:47pm

Report says logging and burning of Amazon might be connected to worsening droughts such as the one plaguing São Paulo

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Greenpeace says John West tuna fish deal with WWF is just green spin

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/31 - 11:08am
Campaigners say John West owner MW Brand has backtracked on promise to stop using controversial FAD fishing devices Continue reading...
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Russia accused of blocking creation of vast Antarctic marine reserves

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/31 - 7:04am

Diplomatic tensions over Ukraine blamed by negotiators for fourth failed attempt to create worlds biggest marine protected areas

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Ozone hole remains size of North America, Nasa data shows

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/31 - 6:33am

Antarctic hole in protective layer of gas stands around same level as 2010, 2012 and 2013, but scientists say recovery is on track

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IPCC report: six graphs that show how we're changing the world's climate

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/31 - 6:03am

We look at the data that underpins the forthcoming IPCC climate science report detailing humanitys influence on the climate, global impacts and solutions

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More drones spotted over French nuclear power stations

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/31 - 5:39am

French authorities detect drones over two nuclear power plants, the latest in a baffling series of incidents across the country

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Lava Flow In Hawaii Spares Homes, But Threatens To Cut Off Community

NPR News - Environment - Fri, 2014/10/31 - 4:47am

The state has sent National Guard troops to the town of Pahoa to assist with a road block and security.

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The week in wildlife in pictures

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/31 - 3:17am

This weeks best images from the natural world include a deaths head hawk moth and a grizzly bear scrumping apples

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Lost and exhausted wanderers

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/30 - 10:29pm
South Uist: For many, these island landfalls, far from their intended destination, will prove to be their last Continue reading...
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Direct Action is like a dodgy laundry powder that never gets the climate clean

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/30 - 6:59pm

Australia passes new climate policy that fails to address the key problem of massive over use of fossil fuels

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Clean Energy Finance Corporation told to prepare for its demise

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/30 - 6:27pm

Despite Abbott government instruction, the green bank says it is legally obliged to continue operating until legislated not to

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cooked

The Field Lab - Thu, 2014/10/30 - 3:52pm

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Saving The Amazon Will Take More Than Stopping Loggers

NPR News - Environment - Thu, 2014/10/30 - 1:40pm

In order to save the Amazon, it's not enough for deforestation to stop; areas that have been denuded also need recuperation. A Brazilian research scientist has released a report with the World Wildlife Fund that suggested actions to curb the effect of humans on the world's largest rainforest.

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European newts and salamanders at risk from deadly skin-eating fungus

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/30 - 12:45pm
Epidemic threatening protected UK native species may have spread from Asia to Europe through the exotic pets trade Continue reading...
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Swedish energy company Vattenfall plans sale of German coal operations

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/30 - 9:55am

Sale of coal mines and power plants would enable the state-owned energy company to meet its emissions targets without reducing pollution

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The Circumference of Forever

Holy Scrap - Thu, 2014/10/30 - 9:50am
The whole story can never be told,  suffice it to say, the inside and outside coincide  and we all come from the circumference of forever.  -Tomas Myers
THE CIRCUMFERENCE OF FOREVER Saturday – November 15, 2014 10am to 10pm 
A Day of Contemplative Practices in the Sufi Tradition: Dances of Universal Peace, Wazifah, Meditation, and Chant


Led by visiting teachers Tara Andrea, Maboud Swierkosz and local host Wendy Jehanara Tremayne
Location: Grapes Gallery, 407 Main St., Truth or Consequences, New Mexico 
Schedule:  10am-12:30pm  Morning Session 12:30pm-2:00pm Pot Luck Lunch or (lunch on your own)  2:15pm-5:15pm Afternoon Session 5:30pm-7:00pm Pot Luck Dinner or (dinner on your own)  7:15pm-9:15pm  Evening Zikr Program
Fee: 
Sliding Scale $50.00-$75.00 for the entire day/evening OR $20.00--$25.00 per session.
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