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Peat as an Energy Resource | International Peatland Society

Background<p>Since World War II there has been a big change in attitudes towards the use of peat as an energy source and the role of peatlands as a …

Whiskey

Energy Resources: Tidal power

Introduction<p>The tide moves a huge amount of water twice each day, and harnessing it could provide a great deal of energy - around 20% of Britain's …

Hydroelectric Power

Wind Energy

Modern wind turbines tower above one of their ancestors-an old windmill used for pumping water. Credit: Warren Gretz<p>We have been harnessing the …

Energy Resources

This section presents the key figures for reserves and production from the most recent World Energy Resources report with the option to search by …

Energy Resources: Home page

What do I need to know?<p><b>"Energy Resources" is NOT the same thing as "Types of energy"</b>.<p>"Types of energy" means "kinetic energy", "chemical energy" and …

Renewable Energy

Our Environment

A Steward of the Everglades<p>We have invested hundreds of millions of dollars toward improving the quality of water flowing into the Southern …

Everglades

Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) - Everglades National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

The CERP was authorized by Congress in 2000 as a plan to "restore, preserve, and protect the south Florida ecosystem while providing for other …

National Parks

Genetic Engineering and Mutations

Genetic engineering has been one of the most innovative applications resulting from great discoveries in genetics. Genetic engineering occurs when an …

Genetics

Why We Can't Stop Pirating -- But We Should

It's purely by coincidence that I'm writing this on pirated software. In just a few hours, to wind down my evening, I'll watch a pirated movie (thanks, Ellen DeGeneres) in the confines of a cozy bed. And I'm sure that after I brushed my teeth this morning I listened to my iTunes, full of songs …

US government finally admits most piracy estimates are bogus

Surprise! A Government Accountability Office review of piracy studies finds …<p>We've all seen the studies trumpeting massive losses to the US economy …

How Hollywood Is Encouraging Online Piracy

Face it, movie fans: the DVD is destined to be dead as a doornail.<p>Only a few Blockbuster stores are still open. Netflix's CEO says, “We expect DVD …

How Hollywood Can Capitalize on Piracy - MIT Technology Review

Jack Valenti, the late president of the Motion Picture Association of America, once warned that a new form of distribution might kill his industry. …

Box Office

Why it's getting harder to sue illegal movie downloaders

SOPA, Internet regulation, and the economics of piracy

Is there really quantifiable evidence that piracy is doing the kind of harm …<p>Earlier this month, I detailed at some length why claims about the …

Whatever Happened To The War On Piracy?

It’s been a long time since the days of SOPA and PIPA, and the period when I published what remains my most popular piece to this day, “You Will Never Kill Piracy, and Piracy Will Never Kill You.” In the face of legislation that threatened the very freedom of the internet in the name of “ …

Research Warns Against Overestimated Movie Piracy Losses

When it comes to movie piracy Hollywood tends to be most concerned about unauthorized copies that appear online when a film is still paying in …

TV and Film Piracy: Threatening an Industry?

The pirates have outnumbered the watchdogs. If you don’t believe that, ask the watchdogs. They’ve been toiling in vain to stem the onslaught of viewers flocking to free streaming websites in order to enjoy the latest episodes of “Game of Thrones”, “30 Rock” or “Dexter.” The watchdogs can’t possibly …

Movie piracy: threat to the future of films intensifies

Almost 30% of Britons are now watching movies illegally online or buying counterfeit DVDs, costing the industry £500m a year<p>The movie industry excels in selling dreams. But since the dawn of the digital revolution, there is one narrative they've consistently and conspicuously failed to sell: that …