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"Severed Head" on Wattpad

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The #JustWriteIt 30 day writing challenge, #EarthLove edition organized by Wattpad has a new participant!




Yes, little old me, and this is the presentation on Wattpad of my new novella, made to celebrate Earth Day coming up on April 22nd. EarthDay. org wants you to plant billions of trees to green the Earth, actually 50,000 more trees by 22 April, do donate! For my part, I just want you to enjoy my new novella and maybe, just maybe, think a little a bit about our common future and our home, planet Earth - hey, remember, it's like your own body, it can't be replaced!

#EarthLove!

Here's the pitch for my novella:

The end of the world: 2116, the year when the last spaceship loaded with humans leaves for Kepler 457, Earth's twin, virgin and new, ready to be settled.  In that ship: Julie, beautiful, young and alone, the man she loves has chosen to stay behind. She has submitted herself to a harrowing procedure to take the flight, a procedure Dan could not bear to face in spit…

FISH FARMING: A WAY TO ADAPT TO CLIMATE CHANGE?

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Another one of my articles on Impakter:




FARMING IN WATER: THE CHALLENGES OF AQUACULTURE
on April 13, 2016 at 9:00 AM A Conversation with Michael New, World Expert on Freshwater Prawn Farming and Founder of Aquaculture without Frontiers (AwF) For a long time, aquaculture was the foster child of agriculture, but now it has come of age: output has more than tripled over the past 20 years, making it the world’s fastest-growing food producing sector. After the conquest of land, farming is conquering water, a much greater challenge. With a production close to 80 million tons annually, fish farming provides the world with 17 percent of its animal protein. The lion’s share of aquaculture production, some 90 percent, comes from developing countries, and while most fish farms are in Asia, aquaculture’s highest growth rates have of late been in Africa and South and Central America. THE FISH FARMING REVOLUTION Developing countries get more revenue from farmed fish exports than from me…