Favolaschia è un genere di fungo molto strano, infestante, originario dei tropici. Ma la globalizzazione l'ha portato anche nei nostri boschi! Questo sito non parla di funghi, ma favolaschia mi sembrava un nome significativo e evocativo di qualcosa di simile a quello che qui viene raccontato...

25 febbraio 2008

Women are greener drivers than men
It’s official, more women than men have reduced the amount they drive in an effort to curb their carbon emissions. Research commissioned by the Environmental Transport Association has found that 16 per cent of men who drive are ‘not worried too much’ by the fact their cars pollute, while only 6 per cent of British women hold this attitude.
Spokesperson for the ETA, Yannick Read had this to say about women drivers: “Women find it easier to reduce their reliance on cars possibly because they are more open minded about the alternatives to driving - they appear generally more optimistic than men about the changes they can make to the environment.”

Tonnes of Dead Fish Wash Up on Taiwan Beaches
TAIPEI - Tonnes of fish, from carp to exotic tropical specimens, have washed up dead along 320 km of beach on Taiwan's outlying islands because of cold temperatures, a local official said on Friday.

Chinese University Professor Predicts China Will Adopt "Toilet-to-Tap" Technology in 2010
While some Chinese scientists are out advocating for hybrid vehicles and solar energy, others, like Tongji University's Siqing Xia, find themselves in the unenviable position of acting as boosters for less appealing technologies, such as "toilet-to-tap" water treatment. Yet despite the challenge of having to convince China's 1.3b strong population of its merits, it is a task Xia has willingly embraced.

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