A colony of bees has been discovered living in the lip of an active volcano

They face acid, lava, and ash every day.

Nicaragua covers 50% of its energy demand with renewables, and expects 90% by 2020

The central American republic of Nicaragua is nothing short of a renewable energy paradise: great winds, a scorching tropical sun and 19 volcanoes that can be tapped for geothermal. Not too long ago, the country had been enslaved by its over-dependence on foreign oil imports, since it practically has no performing oil rigs. Since 2005, the country has embarked on