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One Nation’s E-Waste Can Be Another Nation’s Disaster (update)

Posted July 23rd, 2011 at 3:29 pm (UTC+0)
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I’m writing this blog on a computer that, once I hit publish, can make it instantly available to potentially millions of computer screens worldwide.   The trouble is this computer may be considered obsolete in a couple of years.  So, when it needs to be replaced, where will it go?   Possibly to Ghana or China, where […]

Man Against Mother Nature

Posted May 19th, 2011 at 3:38 pm (UTC+0)
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I grew up less than a mile from the Mississippi River in New Orleans. You could walk to the levee, which we often did, and ride horses on the flat gravel road at its peak. On one side of the levee – the side that runs along the river – is a steep slide of […]

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