Crowdfunding temporarily halts oil extraction in Ecuador

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No drilling here for now.

Ecuador had agreed last year to accept money in exchange for not drilling foroil in Yasuní National Park, an area of the Amazon rainforest that last year set a record for the most mammal, bird, amphibian and plant species in the world.

But a fundraiser was held last night that collected the $116 million necessary to temporarily halt exploitation of the area for oil…

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12 Year Old Invents Water Watcher To Measure Water Usage In The Shower

12 Year Old Invents Water Watcher To Measure Water Usage In The Shower 

 Water Watcher

Aw, here’s a cute piece of news: 12-year-old inventor Elizabeth Rintel has won the grand prize in a “Going Green Challenge” by youth media company By Kids For Kids with her “Water Watcher,” a device that measures and monitors water usage in the shower.

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