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Sun, Sea and Easy Living!

Posted by on Dec 6, 2012 in Featured, Water | 3 comments

Sun, Sea and Easy Living!

All during the last spring and summer I have taken leave from writing for Nesseq.com, but it does not mean that I’ve been just lazy. Actually I prepared an article, called Beach Live and I shot lots of pictures for it. But somehow I didn’t publish it. Perhaps the topic is a little off-season now, still the next summer will surly come and perhaps we could think about some solutions for the problems mentioned here. I know more people who feel uncomfortable in the mountains than people...

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ABC Warfare against Nature

Posted by on Apr 13, 2011 in Ecology | 1 comment

ABC Warfare against Nature

In a time, as Fukushima glows, nations such as Iran still cling to their nuclear ambitions. Chernobyl in the Ukraine, 1986, and now Fukushima show very clearly the dangers of nuclear technology.  Even when this technology is only utilized for civilian purposes and neither a technical failure or a natural catastrophe leads to a meltdown, this technology is nonetheless very, very dangerous. Until today no one really knows what to do with the radioactive waste. Where is a safe place...

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Plastic and Climate Change

Posted by on Oct 22, 2010 in Ecology | 59 comments

Plastic and Climate Change

  One of the materials which characterizes modern time is Plastic. Plastic is to be found everywhere. Life without plastic would be impossible today. Right now, as you read this post you are using plastic, the computer is mostly made of plastic. As a matter of fact, glass and steel are also synthetic matters. But since they are known to us for thousands of years, we tend to take them as granted. With plastic it is something else. Plastic was invented at 1855 by Alexander Parkes, it was the...

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