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Pour soybean oil ahead of hurricanes to diminish their intensity or change their direction of travel by inhibiting evaporation.

Hurricanes feed on evaporation. This is why hurricanes move forward over warmer water and leave cooler water in their wakes. Soybean oil self-deploys over ocean water at a rate of between 0.1 and0.3 meters/second (depending upon wind direction). Soybean oil poured onto the sea surface keeps spreading until it is just 1 molecule thick on the surface. Thus, we can pour even just a few hundred gallons of soybean oil... more »


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