The vast majority of species exist in a sort of 'dark matter' biomass. But new tools are shedding light on the microscopic organisms that, although invisible to our eyes, constitute the "most diverse and abundant" life forms on earth.
Lots of energy news today; unfortunately, apart from the notion that peak oil is actually an opportunity for massive positive societal and environmental change which we'll get to in a few words, it's not really good news.
If shrimp can be happy on a farm, why not pigs? For all the weekday vegetarians and omnivores out there, here is a way to obtain sausages, chorizos and bacon in a friendly way. First of all, plenty of indoor and outdoor space
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Biogas and anaerobic digestion made number one in HowStuffWorks' list of wacky alternative energy, and poop-to-energy biogas projects have proven popular on Discovery News too. From biogas in Haitian slums to green