Where Do the Plastic Bottles Go?

Primarily, as many of you already know, the labels “biodegradable” and “compostable” are for the most part simply marketing ploys — clever tactics used by marketers to drive more purchases of a specific product.

Turtles: Back to the Future!

He just got a reprieve! Sort of . . . This is a Burmese Roofed Turtle – thought to be extinct until it was re-discovered in 2002. Now scientists have grown the population to nearly 1,000 animals in captivity, some of which have been successfully released into the wild in Myanmar over the past five years.

WUWT Camp Fire Relief Fund — THANK YOU!

Quick Note from Kip Hansen LATE BREAKING NEWS:  In a surprise gesture,  Mark Steyn has mentioned this fund raiser on his blog.   Thus we are opening up donations again, and will direct them a little more broadly in Paradise. Donations are still being accepted at:   WUWT Camp Fire Relief * * * * *…

Major science website gets hacked

  September 13, 2016 – 10:10 p.m. EDT Dear EurekAlert! Registrants: The EurekAlert! website has been taken offline as AAAS works diligently to address a serious security breach. We are taking this step out of an abundance of caution. The integrity of content on our website is of the utmost concern to us. On September…

Chinese Govt accused of hacking Australian Bureau of Meteorology

Guest essay by Eric Worrall News in Australia this week, the Chinese government has been accused of hacking the computers of Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology, with claims that the source of the hack has been tracked to a Chinese Army building in Shanghai. The Chinese government has strongly denied responsibility for the cyber attack. According…