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State Says Shell's Polar Pioneer Is Manspreading Near Elliott Bay

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Rigspreading. Alex Garland The Polar Pioneer is too big. That's why the Washington state Department of Natural Resources sent a letter to Shell today, asking how long the Polar Pioneer was planning on manspreading in the West Waterway...Show More Summary

Why Time Is Not Money

Editor’s Note: Recently, Good Men Project Executive Editor Thomas Fiffer posted the following quote on Facebook: We can’t really save time, the way we save money or a natural resource by not using it. There is no time bank or strategic reserve. Show More Summary

Trends Driving Our $21 Price Estimate For Freeport-McMoRan

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. is a diversified natural resources company which mainly produces copper, in addition to crude oil, natural gas, and their by-products. The company’s stock price had been under pressure over the past few months largely due to the subdued pricing environments for both copper and crude oil. Show More Summary

Open Source Software to Catalogue Cultural Heritage Before a Crisis

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Cultural heritage management tends to suffer from limited funding and resources, which can make a crisis — whether natural disaster, pipeline construction, or war — that much more catastrophic for assessing what's in need of protect...

Napoleon Solow and the Phantom Mechanism

I would like to say why I think that the Doomsday Models are bad science and therefore bad guides to public policy.... The basic assumption is that stocks of things like the world’s natural resources and the waste-disposal capacity of...Show More Summary

Ongoing Oversight: Monitoring the Activities of the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division

Andrew M. Grossman My name is Andrew Grossman. I am an Adjunct Scholar at the Cato Institute and a litigator in the Washington, D.C., office of Baker & Hostetler LLP. The views I express in this testimony are my own and should not be construed as representing those of the Cato Institute, my law firm, or its clients. Show More Summary

Greenlight's David Einhorn Dumps Civeo Stock As He Presses Mother Fracker Short

As Greenlight Capital's David Einhorn made headlines for a controversial short call on shale oil exploration firms like Pioneer Natural Resources - 'mother frackers' as he calls them - the hedge fund manager quietly was exiting a money losing stake in oilfield accommodations firm Civeo Corporation.

6 Billion Pounds Of Perfectly Edible Produce Is Wasted Every Year, Simply Because It's Ugly

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

An estimated six billion pounds of fruits and vegetables are wasted every year in the U.S. because they are ugly, according to report by the Natural Resources Defense Council. That means more than 20 percent of the produce grown forShow More Summary

Innovations: This start-up envisions you wearing a virtual reality headset to your next Super Bowl party

AltSpaceVR, a start-up that wants to use virtual reality to make online conversations more natural, has opened its platform for anyone to use.Although many of the resources in the nascent field of virtual reality are being directed toward gaming, AltSpaceVR has a different goal. Show More Summary

Jane's Political Salon: Fracking

5 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Let's start with the North Carolina Constitution: Sec. 5. Conservation of natural resources.

The facility trying to save chocolate’s future

Chocolate may not technically be considered a natural resource, but for millions of people it’s a treasure, and one that is to be protected at all costs. Charlie D’Agata reports from a research center in London that may be responsible for ensuring the world’s chocolate fix.

Natural Gas ETF Jumped 20% in Three Weeks

DAN RIEDLHUBER/REUTERS The suspension of steam generation forces this East Primrose steam plant to flare natural gas at Canadian Natural Resources Limited’s (CNRL) Primrose Lake oil sands project near Cold Lake, Alberta August 8, 2013. If you haven’t been watching the natural-gas market, well, then, you missed a big ol’ rally. Prices for natural-gas futures [...]

Should State Tax Dollars Go Towards Ducks Unlimited Employees?

About a week ago I wrote about an on-going controversy over three Ducks Unlimited employees who work for the federal government’s Natural Resources Conservation Service. Many people – including this observer – see that as inappropriate given that Ducks Unlimited is an organization with a very real political agenda (they spent millions trying to pass Measure...

Chicago Is The Sixth "Wheeziest" City In America

A report by the Natural Resources Defense Council named Chicago the sixth "sneeziest and wheeziest" city in America. [ more › ]

Seth Klarman's Hedge Fund Bought Stock In David Einhorn's Big Shale Oil Short

Baupost bought shares of Pioneer Natural Resources in the first quarter of 2015 and held 3,166,937 shares of the oil shale producer on March 31, according to a Securities & Exchange Commission filing that Baupost made on Friday.

Freshwater Scarcity: Recapturing Africa’s Vital Resource

A team from UNU's Institute for Natural Resources in Africa gives insight into what is needed to find lasting solutions to clean water and water accessibility challenges across the African continent.

Deer Harvest Numbers Fell in South Carolina in 2014

South Carolina Department of Natural Resources has released the deer hunting harvest numbers for 2014 and says that the total number of deer taken declined by around 9 percent, compared to the harvest in 2013. They also said that the...Show More Summary

Shale Revolution in US Cannot Alter Arctic Oil

  There is no alternative to deposits on the Arctic shelf is not present, said the head of the Ministry of Natural Resources Sergey Donskoy Shell issuing

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