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TheStreet (June 5, 2014) — Stephanie Link, co-portfolio manager of Action Alerts Plus, talks with energy contributor Dan Dicker about the off-shore drillers and whether a value is emerging. Stephanie owns Ensco (ESV) for AAP and believes there is a short-term trade to be had in the driller, with day rates for deep-water floaters on the rise. Dicker is more sanguine on the sector, with discouraging reports from Transocean (RIG) and Seadrill (SDRL) showing continued slow leasing of even the most advanced deep water rigs. But strong dividends could be the sector's saving grace. Video provided by TheStreet
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Cruise Ships: Toxic Waste on the High Seas.

Cruise Ships: Toxic Waste on the High Seas.

Deutsche Welle (May 20, 2013) — More than twenty million people go on cruises each year. Cruise ships burn heavy oil full of pollutants, which are emitted unfiltered into the atmosphere. It does not have to be this way. If the vessels burned diesel instead, the emissions would be significantly reduced, though the fuel costs would rise.
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Oops: New Sun Reflecting London Skyscraper Melts Cars

Oops: New Sun Reflecting London Skyscraper Melts Cars

Reuters (Sep. 3, 2013) — A skyscraper under construction in London, nicknamed the Walkie Talkie due to its curved shape, is reflecting sunlight so strongly it has burned objects below, including cars, say locals. Tara Cleary reports.
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Denver Zoo Embraces Dung Power

Denver Zoo Embraces Dung Power

Reuters (May 13, 2012) — The Denver Zoo is vying to become the greenest zoo in the world with the installation of a new energy system run entirely on waste. Using a process called gasification - engineers at the zoo have developed a technique they say will convert animal dung and human trash into enough energy to run the zoo's new 10 acre elephant exhibit.
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