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How To Prevent Wind Turbines From Killing Birds

In this day and age it is widely known that we live in world where our resources are limited. Civilization is coming together, however, to try and utilize all the resources Earth has to offer in the most conservative possible way. Wind, for example, is an abundant source of energy…

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Crisis and Disaster Management During Hurricane Isaac

Eerily coinciding with the grim 7-year anniversary of the devastating disaster and aftermath of the infamous Hurricane Katrina that ravished New Orleans in 2005, Hurricane Isaac came ashore on the night of Tuesday, August 28, 2012. The large, slow-moving storm loomed over the Gulf of Mexico for nearly a day before it finally hit, leaving a river of destruction in its wake.

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Powerful Wind Technology Leading to Wind Power Jobs

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For decades, the U.S. has been struggling to find an alternative source of renewable energy, one that doesn’t create a dangerous reliance on foreign countries or pollution of our cities and towns. According to recent studies, we may be getting closer than ever to a real solution. The answer? Wind.

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Careers in Social and Community Service Management in Demand

In today’s economy, it’s difficult to find any career field that is growing, much less at a faster than average rate, but according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, that’s just what you’ll find when you decide to become a Social and Community Service Manager. Most people are aware that the boom in the healthcare industry is related to the rise in the elderly population, thanks to baby boomers reaching retirement age. Few people realize the effect that this aging population has on the social and community service industry, however.

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Breaking the Sound Barrier: What Does It Mean for Aviation Technologists?

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What’s faster than the speed of sound and able to free-fall 24 miles in just nine minutes? This isn’t a riddle, but even so, there’s only one answer—Felix Baumgartner. The former military parachutist turned daredevil achieved what no skydiver has done before when he broke the sound barrier on October 14, 2012 near Roswell, New Mexico, jumping from a mind-boggling and stomach-churning 128,000 feet in the air.

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