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Postby Chrisy Moltisanti » Wed Nov 15, 2006 1:23 pm

Absolutely Adequate wrote:That's really frightening. It seems like every year lately there's some enormous environmental disaster.

I'm not a praying man, but I'll be praying for the Japanese.


I've only been alive for 25 years, but I've noticed an ever increasing amount of major environmental disasters as the years have gone by. Hard not to think it doesn't correlate with all the data gathered showing effects of green house gases, desalinization, depleting ozone layer etc...
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Postby Art Vandelay » Wed Nov 15, 2006 1:35 pm

I don't know if there's necessarily more environmental disasters occurring or not, but I think the perception that there has been more is defintely there due in large part to 24-hour news outlets, the internet, and other relatively new media. We hear more about natural disasters that occur around the world, that doesn't necessarily mean that there is more. It also doesn't mean that there isn't, obviously.

And out of the ten strongest earthquakes on record, only one has occurred in the last 40 years.
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Postby BitterDodgerFan » Wed Nov 15, 2006 1:43 pm

Art Vandelay wrote:I don't know if there's necessarily more environmental disasters occurring or not, but I think the perception that there has been more is defintely there due in large part to 24-hour news outlets, the internet, and other relatively new media. We hear more about natural disasters that occur around the world, that doesn't necessarily mean that there is more. It also doesn't mean that there isn't, obviously.

And out of the ten strongest earthquakes on record, only one has occurred in the last 40 years.


exactly. nothing gets by humans nowadays without being recorded. before man became advanced, millions of things far worse happened but just were not recorded. what we are experiencing now is nothing really, compared to what happened long long time ago. ice ages, polar shifts, massive tectonic plate movements, all of these are on a global catastrophic scale, as what we see nowadays with regional earthquakes and hurricanes are minuscule in comparison.
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Postby Coppermine » Wed Nov 15, 2006 2:24 pm

I'm not sure earthquakes have much to do with environmental degradation. Storms maybe, but probably not earthquakes.
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Postby ayebatter » Wed Nov 15, 2006 3:50 pm

Coppermine wrote:I'm not sure earthquakes have much to do with environmental degradation. Storms maybe, but probably not earthquakes.


Come on,

What happens when Big Betty the tree hugger jumps out of a falling tree ? EARTHQUAKE :-D

What happens when Sumo Sue jumps into the ocean to save an oil covered baby seal? TSUNAMI
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Postby acsguitar » Wed Nov 15, 2006 3:53 pm

ayebatter wrote:
Coppermine wrote:I'm not sure earthquakes have much to do with environmental degradation. Storms maybe, but probably not earthquakes.


Come on,

What happens when Big Betty the tree hugger jumps out of a falling tree ? EARTHQUAKE :-D

What happens when Sumo Sue jumps into the ocean to save an oil covered baby seal? TSUNAMI
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Tree Huggers are usually thin cause all they eat is bark and soymilk
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Postby HiddenIdentity » Wed Nov 15, 2006 5:13 pm

Madison wrote:Wow. Definitely better safe than sorry when dealing with mother nature. :-o



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Postby Big Pimpin » Wed Nov 15, 2006 5:18 pm

acsguitar wrote:Tree Huggers are usually thin cause all they eat is bark and soymilk


LMAO :-b


Hope everyone is ok. ;-D
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Postby Coppermine » Wed Nov 15, 2006 5:31 pm

Big Pimpin wrote:
acsguitar wrote:Tree Huggers are usually thin cause all they eat is bark and soymilk


LMAO :-b


Hope everyone is ok. ;-D


Also, it's not soy milk.... it's soy juice!
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Postby BronXBombers51 » Wed Nov 15, 2006 5:42 pm

Coppermine wrote:
Big Pimpin wrote:
acsguitar wrote:Tree Huggers are usually thin cause all they eat is bark and soymilk


LMAO :-b


Hope everyone is ok. ;-D


Also, it's not soy milk.... it's soy juice!


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