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A Photographer’s View of Iceland | Drangey Island, Godafoss, Myvatn, and Askja

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The stories of an Icelandic saga’s hero, the “Waterfall of the Gods,” thermal waters and mud pools, and the eruption of a volcano’s effect on immigration. Travel to Iceland, where the beautiful landscape and friendly people have inspired countless artists, including Wayne Gudmundson, to capture the sights and explore its volcanic majesty.

A Photographer’s View of Iceland | Icelandic Animals and Scenes and Gudmundson’s Photography

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An Icelander talks about the island nation’s animals and birds and Gudmundson about his photography. Travel to Iceland where the beautiful landscape and friendly people have inspired countless artists, including Wayne Gudmundson, to capture the sights and explore its volcanic majesty.

Faces of the Oil Patch | Carol Goodbear (Exploitation)

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Carol Goodbear, the legislative director for the Three Affiliated Tribes, recognizes that the exploitation of oil is profitable, but at what cost?

Stewards of the Land | Odegard Farm

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Growing a wide variety of grains, the Odegaards seeded marginal land to grass, mulch tilled, rotated grazing pasture and networked with other participating farmers. 

Gooseberry Falls State Park | Two Harbors, MN

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On the banks of Lake Superior, the Civilian Conservation Corps left an indelibily legacy in Gooseberry Falls State Park. The beautifully crafted stone buildings they built at the height of the Depression stand as a testament to their hard work.

Red River Divide | Flood Control Part 1

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With each succeeding flood along the Red River, attempts have been made to develop and provide more effective permanent flood control, including earthen dikes and flood walls, diversions, holding ponds, and home buyouts. Better flood forecasting by the National Weather Service has enabled local and state governments to plan and react more effectively.

Red River Divide | Flood Control Part 2

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With each succeeding flood along the Red River, attempts have been made to develop and provide more effective permanent flood control, including earthen dikes and flood walls, diversions, holding ponds, and home buyouts. Better flood forecasting by the National Weather Service has enabled local and state governments to plan and react more effectively.

Hydrogen: Nature's Fuel | Hydrogen Production

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Learn how hydrogen is made from a variety of domestic sources using different processes such as electrolysis, reformation, and gasification.

Hydrogen: Nature's Fuel | How Do We Compete?

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Learn about world's first automated fuel cell assembly line, that was developed to compete in a market with batteries and generators. Altergy explains how fuel cells can compete with batteries and generators.

Hydrogen: Nature's Fuel | Battery or Fuel Cell?

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Daryn Van Duyn from SYSCO talks about the difference between fuel cells and batteries. He says fuel cells may last up to 14 hours per shift as compared to traditional batteries that last just 6 to 8 hours.

Hydrogen: Nature's Fuel | Making Fuel Cells

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Nuvera demonstrates how various-sized fuel cells are manufactured. Fuels cells are adaptable to the amount of power needed.

Hydrogen: Nature's Fuel | Introduction and Fuel Cells

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Learn about hydrogen: nature's fuel which is used safely all around us every day -- in data centers, warehouses, golf courses, and even breweries. Also see how hydrogen and oxygen combine in a fuel cell to make clean electricity. The only by-products are pure water and heat. 

Hydrogen: Nature's Fuel | Hydrogen Society

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Iceland is capable of producing hydrogen from 100% renewable sources. See how this hydrogen is being used to power a touristic whale-watching ship in scenic Iceland.

Hydrogen: Nature's Fuel | Storing Renewable Hydrogen and Hydrogen Fueling

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Learn how hydrogen can be stored and transported. Storage is the key to removing the instability of solar and wind power. Hydrogen can be safely added to existing gas stations as another available fuel.

Hydrogen: Nature's Fuel | Is It Safe?

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Hydrogen is no less safe than gasoline, it’s just different. Learn how hydrogen is being engineered to be as safe as, if not safer than, currently available technologies.

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