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April 2010 Blog Posts (6,797)

How Tidal Power Plants Work...The Basics

Doing my research on alternative energy sources i came across Tidal Power Plants. so here are the basics from the website About.com

How Tidal Power Plants Work

There are three basic ways we can harness tidal power .

By Mary Bellis, About.com Guide…

Tidal Power - Wave Energy

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In ten years

I moved to the community I live in now with the intent of putting down roots for once and becoming an active member of a community. In ten years, I hope to see that intention fulfilled. I'm not sure in what way - I tend to get bored if I stick with one thing for too long, and once I get bored I lose my motivation and interest. Like the EVOKE team, I function best when working on discrete, challenge-focused projects. My goal is to find ways to make my community a better place by

working… Continue

Added by Soni Pitts on April 30, 2010 at 11:40pm — No Comments

LEARN3 Mac Powered by Solar Power AMAZING!

Check this out, Philip Rosedale, the brilliant creator of Second Life shows how he powers his Mac laptop using Solar Power which is still pricey but it's at least available for purchase!

Added by Buffy B on April 30, 2010 at 11:24pm — 6 Comments

North Vancouver Food Security Map, 2020

Here is the link to the map I made on Google Maps:

North Vancouver Security Map, 2020…


Added by Scott Douglas Fraser on April 30, 2010 at 11:00pm — 4 Comments

Our broken perception of Risk

Reading through the Nieman Guide, Crisis Communication the thing that struck me most was mentioning peoples perception of risk.

As the author Peter Sandman, a risk communication consultant, points out…

Added by Christian Brumm on April 30, 2010 at 10:56pm — No Comments

Do with what you have

"What you have matters more than what you lack (If you’ve got a bicycle, consider what you can build based on that, rather than worrying about not having a car, a truck, a metal shop.)"

... This is a really important personality everyone must own if we want to move on as individuals. If you have nothing at all dont dwell on it becuase not everyone in the world is willing to help you, so must know how to help yourself. Make do with what you have becuase we dont…


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I thought that all of the clean water projects had good ideas. I think that if all of them worked together the water in America/ the World could become a lot cleaner.

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I think that we should change how we use energy or change the type of energy. There are many other alternative energy sources that would help the planet.

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I hope that my family and I conserve enough food to be able to eat by that time.

Added by Chris Schmidt on April 30, 2010 at 10:11pm — No Comments


I will be in a shelter/home with my family and maybe friends eating a lot of different food.

Added by Chris Schmidt on April 30, 2010 at 10:04pm — No Comments

Analysis of World Bank voting reforms: Governance remains illegitimate

[BWP alert] Analysis of World Bank voting reforms: Governance remains illegitimate and outdated

A new paper by BWP analyses recent shifts in voting power at the World Bank, including those agreed at the spring meetings. It examines the Bank's claims that these reforms represent significant progress towards equitable voting power between developed and developing or transition countries. A closer look shows that high-income countries will retain more than 60 per cent of voting… Continue

Added by Michele Saba on April 30, 2010 at 10:04pm — No Comments


Me and my family will grow vegetables and fruits in a garden at my house.

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I hope to be playing guitar in a concert for hundreds of thousands of people.

Added by Chris Schmidt on April 30, 2010 at 9:42pm — No Comments


I was inspired by the Ashoka Fellows because on their website it says.They demonstrate unrivaled commitment to bold new ideas and prove that
compassion, creativity, and collaboration are tremendous forces for

Added by Chris Schmidt on April 30, 2010 at 9:40pm — No Comments

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