EARTH DAY

Today, 22 April 2013, is EARTHDAY. According to today’s Guardian “Earth Day, born in the US in 1970, was the creation in large part of Gaylord Nelson, a US senator and Democrat, who died in 2005.

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FRACKING MAY LEAD TO INCREASED SEISMIC ACTIVITY IN KAROO BASIN

Some time ago I wrote a piece on whether fracking can cause earthquakes http://filconfilters.co.za/blog/can-fracking-cause-earthquakes and concluded that even if it does, we in South Africa shouldn’t be too worried because the Karoo Basin is not a known seismic hotspot. Well, according to the latest Geology journal we ought to be worried  because the 5.7 magnitude…

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