California marijuana growers are drawing more than 156,000 gallons of water a day from a single tributary of the Eel River in Mendocino County. The average marijuana plant needs about 6 gallons of water a day, depending on its size and whether it's grown inside or outside, according to a local report that cited research. Pot growers object to that number, saying that the actual water use of a pot plant is much less. read more
Russian agents are secretly working with environmental campaigners to halt fracking operations in the UK and the rest of Europe, the head of Nato warned yesterday.
Vladimir Putin's government has engaged actively' with green groups and protesters in a sophisticated operation aimed at maintaining Europe's reliance on energy exports from Moscow, said Nato Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen.
He said the Russians had mounted a highly developed disinformation campaign to undermine attempts to exploit alternative energy sources such as shale gas. read more
1. Follow human universal moral codes
2. Prioritize family
3. Focus on friendships
4. Don't forget to love
5. Expect a long social life
6. Expect a long physical life
7. Treat others like you live in a world of 150 people
8. Get out into nature
9. Eat, exercise, and live naturally
10. Cultivate life
I know many of you think cycling is boring, but consider this video regarding the fast paced nature of the sport, perhaps you can appreciate the skills needed to handle a bike at this frantic pace...... or not... :) read more
Two in three Americans disapprove of President Barack Obama's handling of immigration, according to a new Gallup poll.
At 65 percent, the disapproval rate is the highest that Gallup has reported since the group began polling on the subject and is up 10 points since August 2013.