Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Tuesday 13 Oct 09

some odds and ends:

I wish they'd let me embed this, but no dice:

Journeyman pictures(video link): Malindi Pirates: the fishermen of Malindi are celebrating and it's all thanks to the pirates. Since piracy has scared away the international trawlers who were ravaging Kenya's fish stocks, local fishing is thriving again.

"Biggest news you’ve never heard: Earth isn’t warming" -Patrick Jonsson

(This is a really odd article, and particularly disappointing coming from the Christian Science Monitor. The headline suggests one thing, then if you actually read it he admits that he's talking about data for just the past 11 years, then links to a Guardian article which he says refutes this, but if you actually read the linked article it seems he misrepresents that as well-- or maybe just doesn't understand it.)


Rising Sea Levels Are Increasing Risk Of Flooding Along South Coast Of England -via Bob in Pacifica

ScienceDaily (Oct. 10, 2009) — A new study by researchers at the University of Southampton has found that sea levels have been rising across the south coast of England over the past century, substantially increasing the risk of flooding during storms.

So there.

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At October 14, 2009 4:52 AM, Blogger Mimi said...

The guy talking about how the citizenry in other countries has more input--or at least, are not always ignored--has a point.

At October 14, 2009 11:17 AM, Blogger rob payne said...

It’s good to see that some Americans oppose the Afghan War though the first guy seemed lost but maybe he was just uncomfortable criticizing the war state.


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