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Showing posts with label Science. Show all posts
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Sunday, April 18, 2010

Kuching Waterfront-Solar Energy.



The new Kuching City waterfront extension is environment friendly,They are install with eco-friendly electrical power or solar energy.This is clean energy and lower cost to the city council to run the new two water fountain build near to the waterfront.

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The solar panel and the fountain but the ugly building is yet to be make over to new image.(perhaps the owner is looking forward for sponsor from the city council)

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What about the local people of Kuching.,are they environmental friendly .Oh my God, just look at the rubbish.They don't even bother to say thank you (not to me) but to the government who have spend so much on tax payer monies to beauty the little city of Kuching.

Sunday, February 1, 2009

Leeches Suck Your Blood.


I did mention yesterday that I have a whole bunch of images in my hard disk that I have yet to blog about.After viewing PAK ZAWI(Life As I See It)posting about BAKAM with Leeches only then I remember I have the photo(above) of leeches that I shot during my trip to border market in Sarikin,Bau Sarawak.

Yes,Leeches suck your blood but some believe that could be healthy for you.

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The army and the leeches vendor at border market.


They even sale Leeches oil....

Monday, June 30, 2008

Jatropha Curcas in Sarawak.

The project planting of Jatropha Curcas in Sarawak in Kampong Singai by the Bidayuh is still in the early stage. The Bidayuh from Singai Village. Planting jatropha in face of rising oilprices.The Bidayuh of Singai community is exploring the prospect of planting jatropha on a commercial basis to privide the raw material for bio-fuel .

It grows quickly and established itself easily and it can be grown almost everywhere even in the flower pot(picture above)

Airline business....incease fuel surcharge.From A1 Gas to jatropha biodiesel will this become reality.
The biodisel byproduct,glycerine,is profitable in itself.

It lives for over 50 years producing seeds all the time.
True potential of Jatropha Curcas as feestock for BioDiesel.

.It is drought resistant.

.It can be grown almost anywhere-even in sandy.saline or oherwise infertile soil.

.It adapts well to marginal soils with low nutrient content.

.It naturally repels insects and animal do not browse it.

.It does not require fertilizers

You also can read here how farmers beside Sarawak benefit from jatropha curcas planting.

Farmers in Mali benefited from Jatropha Curcas Planting by mamadou of