The history of uranium mining
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The history of uranium mining

The history of uranium mining began in the 1800s when uranium ore was found throughout Colorado. Uranium deposits were also found in Canada and Mexico, which increased demand for this resource. This post will tell you about when uranium mining began and how it became popular. The first people to find uranium ore were gold…

Space Garbage: the Problem of Space Pollution
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Space Garbage: the Problem of Space Pollution

Unfortunately, as time goes on and space missions grow more ambitious, garbage orbiting in space will also increase. Already, junk is becoming a safety hazard for spacecraft. The problem is that there are no international rules to govern space debris; instead, each space agency has its policies. For example, NASA has a policy not to…

Fighting fear in trend-following strategies
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Fighting fear in trend-following strategies

The hardest thing about following a trend follower strategy is getting the right mindset. Trend-following strategies require patience because you have to follow the trend and allow the trade to run for long periods. I only use trend-following strategies in higher time frames, from the daily up. A weekly timeframe is better most times. By…

Inflation and Bitcoin correlations
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Inflation and Bitcoin correlations

How can inflation affect the price of bitcoins? The correlation between Bitcoin and inflation is intriguing because it is not as simple as it seems. When interest rates are low, risky financial instruments rise because investors have a higher risk appetite. Bitcoins are a risky and volatile asset, so they should go up when inflation…

Why the coastal blue carbon ecosystem is important
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Why the coastal blue carbon ecosystem is important

When we imagine a paradisiacal Caribbean coast, we don’t think of mangroves, seagrasses, or tidal marshes. We think of long stretches of golden and clean beach, with huge hotels equipped with swimming pools and bar service. Bathing in the mangroves is not beautiful, but these ecosystems called “blue carbon” are indispensable. We all work hard…

What do you think about nuclear energy?
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What do you think about nuclear energy?

Financial speculation on uranium has begun. We are starting to talk about nuclear energy again, but many people are afraid. On April 26, 1986, the Chernobyl disaster marked the entire world and decreed the end of nuclear energy for many world governments. The 2011 tsunami in Japan and the Fukushima accident terrified many people about…

Where can I find the historical volatility of a stock?
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Where can I find the historical volatility of a stock?

It is easy to identify the historical volatility of stock without making calculations or using trading platforms. In this short tutorial, I will show you three elementary methods to get and understand historical volatility. Volatility is one of the most important aspects to consider when choosing to invest in a financial asset. Many factors influence…

Is stop-loss necessary for long-term investments?
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Is stop-loss necessary for long-term investments?

Long-term investments have a time span of months or years. The investor knows his money will remain tied up for a long time in exchange, hopefully, for a future pension. The investor’s doubt is to set a stop-loss to close his trade if his prediction is wrong automatically. It is different to prevent a stop-loss…

Deep-sea mining: a new gold rush is coming?
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Deep-sea mining: a new gold rush is coming?

The battle to acquire seabed minerals may have already begun, and few talks about it. Deep-sea mining could already be a reality, and the need for rare minerals to decarbonize the planet could speed up this process. International Seabed Authority is the body that should deal with regulating the activity of deep-sea mining. ISA has…

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