Archive for September, 2007


The Octonauts & The Sea of Shade

the octonauts and the only lonely monster

Find out where you can purchase the book online and also check with your local bookstores!

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Found this cute book and website … www.Octonauts.com

 

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AlJazeeraEnglish

Al Jazeera’s Hamish MacDonald travels to the Carteret Atoll off Papua New Guinea. It’s home to 1,000 people but slowly their homeland is disappearing under the sea.

AMPHIBIOUS HOUSES FOR RISING WATER LEVEL by Kateamphibian house, amphibious homes, DuraVermeet Amphibious Homes water housing, disaster-proof housing, disaster-proof design, dutch floating houses, dutch aquatic homesThe Dutch have fought their marshy surroundings with clever engineering since the country’s inception, and we’ve seen some impressive “floating architecture” from DuraVermeer and WaterStudio. Now that global warming is fanning the flame: melting ice-caps and raising sea levels, more and more Dutch designers are getting into amphibious architecture. Builder Hans van de Beek’s amphibious houses are an obvious yet genius solution to rising water levels. He explains; “They are pretty much just regular houses, the only difference is that when the water rises, they rise.”

Read entire article here: AMPHIBIOUS HOUSES FOR RISING WATER LEVELS

hat tip to Mac Tonnies PostHumanBlues blog –

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