Articles and Comments - Ecology / Energy Sources / Renewable and Low Impact Energy Sources

Recommendations and initiatives for the use of clean and efficient energy sources.

The ideas of Kardashev to measure the progress of any civilisation in the cosmos - Nikolai Kardashev, a Russian astronomer, published in 1964 a paper that received little attention by the general public at a worldwide level but was nevertheless, pretty significant; the astronomer established a scale to measure the advancement of civilisations by measuring their energy consumption. This method is useful to study the most primitive of our Earth-based civilisations as well as ours at the present day and any other civilisation in the universe that might strive to conquer the cosmos. In other words, the scale of Kardashev, as it is known now, can be used to measure our degree of advancement in science and technology as compare to any other life forms that might be lurking out there, in space.

An Essential, Basic And Fundamental Description Of Meteorology - People often complain about weather forecasts because they are not totally accurate; but what most people ignore is that meteorology is an exceedingly complex science, and forecasts are made only on a statistical basis. Yet, the principles of meteorology and climatology are very simple in deed.

The true human environment - Ideas and debates about the factors that affect our environment and lives.

A way to properly dispose of your litter (I) - An environment-friendly way to discard garbage during trips and travels.

Betcha Didn't Know: Fast Facts About Lead-Acid Batteries (I) - The technological and environmental standard in stored energy.

Notes On Picking Fossils (I) - Picking fossils may be interesting, but sometimes is agaist the law, especially if the extraction is intended for sale.

A brief reflection on construction and destruction (I) - Something to think about building and destroying, construction and destruction.

Internet Helps Weather Get More Local (I) - As with politics, all weather is local...

Five Of The Top 100 Bird Watching Areas In The United States (I) - Bird watching stakes claim as America's number one hobby.

A Gardener's Diary (I) - Have you ever thought about keeping a gardener's diary to record what you plant and where you plant it?

´Tis The Hearthworm Season (I) - Health avice for your pets. Hearthworm disease can affect your cat.

European power sector at a crossroads - will they choose clean or dirty energy? - The power sector will decide how the new energy capacity will be built: whether Europe's power supply will be dirty fossil fuels and unsafe nuclear energy, or efficient and clean renewable energy.

FIDAE 2004 - Worried by the Environment - FIDAE 2004 adds as new challenge, political environmental that synchronize with the accomplishment of the event.

A brief pondering about storms - The basics of the basics of mountain weather.

Fashion and nature - Something to think about fashion and nature.

Natural products - Something to think about natural products.

The trails ahead of you - Something to think about your future deeds in the form of trails.

Loving nature - What is to really love nature.

Adventure tips: stop fooling with nature

Surviving all possible planetary catastrophes - In the long run we will all be death, right? Maybe not, but what should humankind do in order to survive in the millennia to come? This question is not just something that has religion as its reference point, but actually science.

Science and Technology / Meteorology and Weather Prognosis - Articles and advice on meteorology fundamentals and easy techniques to make useful weather forecasts for adventurers, navigators, pilots and other outdoor enthusiasts.

Outdoor Photography - Recommendations and advice for photographers and people who like to make pictures out in the wilderness.

Geography and Outdoors / Mountains and Mountainous Regions - Detailed descriptions of some mountains and ranges of Patagonia, South America and the rest of the world that we have explored.

Outdoor Activities / Trekking, Camping and Excursions - Trekking, basic camping and hiking as related to many extreme sports. Fundamental techniques and advice.

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Society / Globalisation / Antiglobalisation - Corporate and gubernamental political players worldwide support globalisation. People in general, however, tend to oppose this process as it unfolds now, causing widespread hunger, unemployment and poverty while less than 5% of humankind benefits from it.

Outdoor Activities / Exploration and Expeditions - Whether your interest lies within expeditions and trips or you want to learn about different uncharted places, tricks of the trade and possibilities, start reading this section.


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