The Daily Dirt: September 24, 2012

Science Fiction Solution for Earth's Energy and Population Problems

The Dyson Sphere, a ring covered in solar panels and housing, would wrap around the Earth providing energy and unlimited space.

Twenty-Three Nuclear Plants in Tsunami Zones

Spainish researchers have determined that 23 nuclear plants housing a combined 74 reactors (only 13 of which are active) are in tsunami zones.

Middle East Risks Losing Fish Supply to Global Warming

Climate change and ocean acidification will cause the Middle East to lose 40 percent of their catch. The United States could lose 12 percent by mid-century.

Kiwi's Reject Marine Sanctuary

A joint venture between New Zealand and the United States will open a marine sanctuary in the Ross Sea has fallen apart.

Andrew Freeman is a California native with a degree in history from UCLA. He’s covered a wide range of topics for TakePart, but is particularly interested in politics and policy.  Email Andrew |@natureofdabeast |

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