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RocKe Sci is an online platform for discussions about various earth science topics that pertain to Kenya and the Earth as a whole. Please vote for  us for the Kenya Blog Awards 2014. Best Environmental Blog. Here's the link: http://www.blogawards.co.ke/vote/ Tell your friends. Thanks.

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When You Spill the Beans Sometimes It’s Safer Not To Collect Them
February, 17, 2014. 09:00 AM

Ever heard the saying “Two wrongs don’t make a right”? Well, according to environmental research and analysis, this saying may prove to be quite inappropriate for all in this day and age; all who live under the UV shelter of the ozone. The ozone layer, as we know it, is an envelope of O3 blanketing the earth’s atmosphere…well, for the most part of it. The O3 molecules that compose the ozone are formed through the breakdown of O2 gas molecules by UV energy.

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GEOTHERMAL ENERGY IS NOT 100% "CLEAN ENERGY"
January, 27, 2014. 10:56 AM

Geothermal power plant emissions are negligible compared to those of fossil fuel combustion-based power plants.

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The Future of Oil is in Shale
January, 14, 2014. 09:00 AM

The entire shale fracking endeavour began as a somewhat quixotic, patriotic ambition within fledgling federal energy research programs. Scientists had long understood the geology of shales and knew there was gas to be had But everyone assumed it was unreachable.

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What if trees could generate electricity?
December, 11, 2013. 08:46 AM

Solar Botanic is a Netherland based company developing electricity generating trees harnessing energy from wind and solar radiations.

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UGANDA – Covering All Bases
December, 10, 2013. 09:02 AM

we can always expect Museveni to fall back on some populist measures when elections draw closer – whether it’s releasing another rap or the more traditional hand-outs at public or youth rallies

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