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New helium discovery could boost the world’s dwindling supply

New helium discovery could boost the world’s dwindling supply A new discovery in the Tanzanian East African Rift Valley could loosen up supplies considerably, though.Scientists there have uncovered huge deposits of the gas in ancient volcanic rocks, and this could lead to more discoveries in the future.

Apple wants your applause for a mining goal without a plan

Apple wants your applause for a mining goal without a plan Lisa Jackson, the company's vice president of environment, policy, and social initiatives, told Vice that company officials are a bit "nervous" because they don't have a plan, either.Some of this seems fine — the goal, after all, is admirable, as it sets a higher target than Apple's competitors.