Wave of earthquakes shake Yellowstone’s supervolcano

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Since the start of February, Yellowstone National Park and its supervolcano have been hit with a wave of at least twenty earthquakes and a number of smaller tremors. Although the largest earthquake only registered a 2.9 on the Richter scale while all have struck about five miles below the Earth’s surface, this so-called earthquake swarm is noteworthy, though likely not reason for alarm. ”While it may seem worrisome, the current seismicity is relatively weak and actually represents an opportunity… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



HOW TO: Turn your food waste into clean energy

Each year, 1.3 billion tons of food ends up lost or wasted in the world. That makes up 46 percent of the world’s garbage, 59 percent of which ends up in landfills. While the world’s food waste situation is what you’d call a “doozy,” consumers and companies like HomeBiogas are determined to turn food waste into clean, usable energy.

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What Is HomeBiogas?

HomeBiogas is one of several successful projects to come about from Kickstarter…. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building