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Recent back issue purchases...

Back issues purchased this week: August 1989, March 1995, October 1995, October 1996, May 2000...

 

 

 

 

Added by Marts on August 5, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Nyiragongo Volcano in Africa

Interesting article on the Nyiragongo Volcano in the Congo, Africa and its threats to the nearby city of Goma, check out the article on the main page under the title "The Volcano Next Door"...

Added by Marts on March 20, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Feb. 2011 - Relics to Reefs

Spiegel Grove, Oriskany, and more recently Vandenberg, are just a few of the ships which have been sunk to create artificial reefs off Florida's coast. These artificial reefs become, overtime, a habitat for varieties of fish, algae, coral, and many more species... Despite thier benefits as reefs some of the decommissioned vessels may actually become hazards as contaminants may leak from such for years, hence the tedious and costly process of removing such prior to sinking. This, I suppose,…

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Added by Marts on March 9, 2011 at 11:07pm — No Comments

Jan 2011 - Population 7 billion...

So 2011 hits a population milestone - 7 billion, twice as many as 1960... thus is predicted...

Any discussion of current population issues must draw reference to Thomas Malthus's 1798 treatise "An Essay on the Principle of Population" which highlighted a general 'law of population' which stated that populations grow faster than food supplies until war, diseases, and famine reduce the number of people. It also discusses an ideal population relative to food supply or maybe I should say…

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Added by Marts on February 27, 2011 at 12:57am — No Comments

Puchases

Recently acquired issues include: October 1963; December 1970; July 1936; and August 1996. Previously I only had these electronically...

Added by Marts on January 4, 2011 at 1:35pm — No Comments

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