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When Nature Says, "Hey, Look at THIS!"
Image by Boogies with Fish via Flickr

Today I learned that membranes and osmotic pressure is being used in a Norwegian test plant to produce electricity by bringing together sea water and fresh water. And then there is this very sad fact. Ghana it turns out is the new graveyard for many computers today. Here’s a pretty bleak picture of that digital cemetery:

And here is the comment that goes with this sad image copied from NY Times today:

Prices in Agbogbloshie are about four times below the international market 
price, but for the scavengers of the dump, the income is incentive enough. Left, Yaw Francis, 17.

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Written by BobG in Dalian & Vancouver

2010/08/15 at 13:39

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