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Thursday
Mar182010

RIP - Alex Chilton

Thursday
Mar182010

Greenlit 

Greenlit chronicles the efforts of the film "The River Why" as the filmmakers attempt to "go green." Film producer Miranda Bailey decides to follow the process and learn more about why that is necessary, how much it costs and what going "green" means as an environmental consultant, is brought on to the film. Both entertaining and humorous, the film is filled with compelling and important facts about film making and sustainability and shows that Kermit was right- it ain't easy bein' green.

Greenlit, had its world premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival.

Thursday
Mar182010

Tap Tap Tap

Mikey Weir captured some highlights of 3 days of fly fishing the Florida Keys for Tarpon, Bonefish and Permit with Jay Robertson and Capt. Justin Rea.

Thursday
Mar182010

March Slab of the Month Entry: Redfish

Will Abbott slides into March with a nice red.

Thursday
Mar182010

Don't croc the boat 

For the fishermen it had been the first time "they've seen a barra trying to actually get into the net".

LINK (Via: NT News)

Thursday
Mar182010

Pebble Mine Plan (Based on Resource Estimate) Superimposed on Seattle

Sky Truth has revised the size of the footprint of the proposed Pebble mine and superimposed the results over the cities of Seattle and Anchorage.

The gallery contains maps and images showing the latest plan for the Pebble mine, based on permit applications filed by Northern Dynasty Minerals with the State of Alaska in the summer of 2006. To convey a sense of the scale of this proposed mine, they've superimposed the mine plan on the city of Seattle.

The mine plan, however, grossly underrepresents the amount of tailings and waste rock that would be generated if public statements made by NDM of the economically recoverable resource - 10.78 billion tons of ore - are accurate. This recovery scenario would likely involve block-cave underground mining east of the main open pit, and would generate a total of 13.5 billion cubic yards of waste. Based on the terrain and locations of other potential disposal sites evaluated by NDM, we've added two massive tailings impoundments to hold the additional 10.2 billion cubic yards of waste that would be generated. To give you a feel for the sheer size of this potential mining complex, we've superimposed this revised plan on Seattle

LINK  (Via: SkyTruth on Flickr)