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Attack of the Jellyfish: Sea Creatures Shut Down ANOTHER Power Station Amid Claims Surge is Due to Climate Change

By Joe Romm on Jul 6, 2011 at 12:53 pm

Another power station was shut down by jellyfish today amid claims that climate change is causing a population surge among the species.

Swarm: Hundreds of jellyfish blocked the water-supply grills at the Hadera plant

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Russia Recruits Giant Snails to Monitor Air Pollution

  on 01.18.11

We’ve heard of giant snails used as a great food source for undernourished communities, and even used as a way to save gorillas. But now, can the miracle creature also help Russia with air pollution problems?

According to PhysOrg, a Russian waterworks facility is using six Achatina snails, or giant African snails, to test a way to monitor pollution from its sewage incinerator. Fitted with heart monitors and motion sensors, the snails — which have lungs and breathe air — will go about their business while researchers take readings and determine the pollution levels in the air coming from the incinerator. Continue reading “Russia Recruits Giant Snails to Monitor Air Pollution”

BUFFET Volume 1 DVD, Release Party.

BUFFET Volume 1 DVD Release Party.   


Domy Books
1709 Westheimer Road , Houston
Sunday February 21
6pm-8pm

Featured Artists include Chelsey Beck, Susan Chen, Jonathan Duram, Galeria Perdida, (Andres Janacua and Julie Spielman), John Hershend, Lauren Kelly, Laura Lark, Cody Ledvina, Sharad Patel, Nancy Popp, Kelly Sears, James Sham, Hilary Wilder, and Daniel Zajicek.

Produced by Kelly Pike, Sasha Dela, and Karen Hearn with support from the Idea Fund and the city of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance