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Da Pimp 2 [DP2] Battery Charger Now Shipping

Holy Scrap - Sun, 2014/08/03 - 4:49pm

The DP2 is my 2nd generation battery charger, tester and desulfator. It includes some nice features over the previous model such as better fusing, cable connectors, accuracy and adjustable current. This unit is pocket sized, quiet and produces almost no heat. This charger works both on US 110V or internationally on 220V system. This is the charger I use to keep our power tools and deep cycle batteries going. 
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  • United States - $5.95
  • Canada - $19.50
  • International (Australia / Europe / etc.) - $23.50


US - DP2 Kit $75.95 USD US - DP2 ASM $95.95 USD CAN - DP2 Kit $89.50 USD CAN - DP2 ASM $109.50 USD INTL - DP2 Kit $93.50 USD INTL - DP2 ASM $113.50 USD
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100 years ago: The disturbed spirit of the day

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/08/03 - 2:30pm

Country diarist Thomas Coward notes the beginning of the first world war

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Our raptors survival depends on banning driven grouse shoots

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/08/03 - 1:00pm
Claxton, Norfolk: The reason there are so few hen harriers is that they take grouse chicks and compete with the interests of grouse-moor owners Continue reading...
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Taste For Rare, Wild Pangolin Is Driving The Mammal To Extinction

NPR News - Environment - Sun, 2014/08/03 - 7:48am

The meat of this scaly, ant-eating creature has become a luxury food for some newly rich Asians. But all eight pangolin species are now threatened by extinction, with two critically endangered.

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Taste For Rare, Wild Pangolin Is Driving The Mammal To Extinction

NPR News - Environment - Sun, 2014/08/03 - 7:48am

The meat of this scaly, ant-eating creature has become a luxury food for some newly rich Asians. But all eight pangolin species are now threatened by extinction, with two critically endangered.

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As Wildfires Burn Through Funds, Washington Seeks New Way To Pay

NPR News - Environment - Sun, 2014/08/03 - 6:18am

Wildfires are ravaging the West Coast, burning homes and prompting evacuations. Responding to wildfires has proven costly and now the Obama administration is reevaluating how it pays to fight them.

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As Wildfires Burn Through Funds, Washington Seeks New Way To Pay

NPR News - Environment - Sun, 2014/08/03 - 6:18am

Wildfires are ravaging the West Coast, burning homes and prompting evacuations. Responding to wildfires has proven costly and now the Obama administration is reevaluating how it pays to fight them.

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The Gift Of Graft: New York Artist's Tree To Grow 40 Kinds Of Fruit

NPR News - Environment - Sun, 2014/08/03 - 2:55am

Syracuse artist Sam Van Aken is developing a tree that will bloom in pink, purple and red in the spring and bear 40 different fruits in the summer and fall. It's part art, part agricultural marvel.

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The Gift Of Graft: New York Artist's Tree To Grow 40 Kinds Of Fruit

NPR News - Environment - Sun, 2014/08/03 - 2:55am

Syracuse artist Sam Van Aken is developing a tree that will bloom in pink, purple and red in the spring and bear 40 different fruits in the summer and fall. It's part art, part agricultural marvel.

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Toledo Residents Cut Off From Water Supply After Tests Show Toxins

NPR News - Environment - Sat, 2014/08/02 - 10:17pm

After tests revealed the presence of a toxin possibly from algae on Lake Erie, officials in Toledo, Ohio, warned residents not to drink from its water supply. More than 400,000 people are affected.

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Toledo Residents Cut Off From Water Supply After Tests Show Toxins

NPR News - Environment - Sat, 2014/08/02 - 10:17pm

After tests revealed the presence of a toxin possibly from algae on Lake Erie, officials in Toledo, Ohio, warned residents not to drink from its water supply. More than 400,000 people are affected.

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Fermenting Roasted Green Chilis

Holy Scrap - Sat, 2014/08/02 - 10:04pm

Fermenting Roasted Green Chilis, a photo by mikey and wendy on Flickr. Our buddy Andy claims that his favorite fermented food is roasted green chilis. I am following his lead and started a batch in salt water with a sprinkle of sugar. My hands were burning after I made the first quart. Special thanks to the internet a for suggesting rubbing alcohol to calm capsicum burned skin.
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A Scary Yard Sale

Holy Scrap - Sat, 2014/08/02 - 8:25pm

A Scary Yard Sale, a photo by mikey and wendy on Flickr. We just had to walk away from this one.
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Rainday

The Field Lab - Sat, 2014/08/02 - 6:14pm
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Solar Cooking Class today!

Home Grown New Mexico - Sat, 2014/08/02 - 6:07am

Don’t forget! Today is the Solar Cooking class ! Come out and learn how to do this!

Saturday, August 2
Solar Cooking
How to solar cook
Time: 10 am-12 pm
Instructor: Amanda Bramble
Location: Milagro Community Garden (Rodeo Road and Legacy behind church)
RSVP to 505-983-9706 or email: homegrownnewmexico1@gmail.com

Presented with Milagro Community Garden at milagrogarden@yahoo.com. Making your meals in a solar oven can be easily integrated into your current life style.  Solar cooking won’t heat up your home in the summer, and the fuel is free.   Learn about the range of solar cookers available, how they work, how to cook in them, what kind of pots to use, and safe temperature ranges. Amanda Bramble is the director of Ampersand Sustainable Learning Center in Cerrillos, NM (www.ampersandproject.org).  She has been solar cooking for 15 years and uses it as her primary cooking source. Suggested $10 donation or become a 2014 Member for $35 with $250 value and all free classes, potlucks and tour.


Categories: Sustainable SW Blogs

Gurnard and chips, please: warmer seas change UK fish stock as cod head north

Guardian Environment News - Sat, 2014/08/02 - 5:05am
Marine experts say we will soon have to get used to eating hake, mullet and other species as coastal waters heat up Continue reading...
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Guess Who's Been Waiting In The Lobby For A Hundred Million Years?

NPR News - Environment - Sat, 2014/08/02 - 4:03am

The M-Thing. It's patient. It's modest. It's relentless. It stays.

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Guess Who's Been Waiting In The Lobby For A Hundred Million Years?

NPR News - Environment - Sat, 2014/08/02 - 4:03am

The M-Thing. It's patient. It's modest. It's relentless. It stays.

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Ben'n'Bud Day

The Field Lab - Fri, 2014/08/01 - 7:19pm
Ben's August tip to tip...55"Happy 2nd Birthday to Buddy! (he does not like to wear hats)87,96,68,0,B
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The birthday butterfly hunt

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/08/01 - 1:00pm
Frohawk Ride, New Forest: The butterfly sighting was a splendid way to celebrate Frohawks birthday, though its sad the insect has declined here Continue reading...
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