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POWER TO THE PEOPLE

In Kenya, 85 percent of the population has no electricity. Riots recently erupted in Pakistan over ten hour power cuts. India and China turn to often environmentally disastrous dams to feed their underpowered grids.

The grid will likely not reach the remote corners of Mongolia or the vast rural plains of Kenya, but the wind and sun do.

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MAD SCIENTISTS

By on November 2, 2012 in Science Category
MAD SCIENTISTS

Modern science didn’t come as far as it has simply by mixing chemicals in test tubes and injecting them into monkeys.

The controversial tradition of self-experimentation has led to many breakthrough discoveries, but not without its often fatal risks.

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TED BOOSTS GLOBAL CONSERVATION

TED BOOSTS GLOBAL CONSERVATION

Three environmental heroes toil quietly in Namibia, Brazil and India to save wildlife, but their innovative and daring ideas as well as their life experiences have been spread globally through TED.

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VIVA LA VINO!

By on November 2, 2012 in Africa Category
VIVA LA VINO!

African wine connoisseurs are no longer concentrated only in South Africa.

The popularity and production of wine is increasing rapidly throughout the continent.

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GO DEEP

By on September 28, 2012 in Adventure Category

The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever. – Jacques Cousteau

The final frontier of adventure may be space travel, but we have at least one frontier right here on Earth where relatively few people have ever ventured: the sea.

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