oceans

A recent press release from NOAA Fisheries social scientists highlighted a report, the National Ocean Recreation Expenditure Survey, (NORES), the first national survey undertaken by them to estimate participation levels and the number of day’s people spent enjoying a broad range of ocean and coastal activities. In 2012, the baseline year chosen by researchers for [...]

START is one of the sponsors of the 2018 Green Movies That Matters Series. The series has already screened three films that have been very well received and there are six screenings remaining. The next film, “Sonic Sea” will be shown on Friday, July 27th at 6 pm at the Sarasota Universalist Unitarian Church, 3975 [...]

Water is a renewable resource, but the world’s supply of clean freshwater is shrinking as the population grows and demand increases. Pollution from industry, agriculture, and inappropriate waste disposal makes previously useful freshwater resources unsafe for human consumption. Runoff from farms poses a threat to freshwater ecosystems. Fertilizer, pesticides, and livestock waste often drain into [...]

Datacenters may be physical or virtual and are the backbone of cloud computing. They are used to house groups of networked computers that require a lot of power to store, process and or distribute massive amounts of information. The information that they store is accessed daily by our computers and smart phones. Up until now [...]

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