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Forgotten Microbe Could Transform Medicine

16

Nov

2018

Forgotten Microbe Could Transform Medicine

Phages may come to the rescue.

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Acid Lakes

14

Nov

2018

Acid Lakes

No swimming in the lake.

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The Conservation Alliance

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Replanting Corals

Replanting Corals

Some people are taking positive action today to reverse the damage caused by climate change and building resilience for tomorrow.

17 May 2017

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Krakatoa Awakens, an update

Krakatoa Awakens, an update 28 October 2018

Krakatoa Awakens, an update

Krakatoa is again active.

Rewilding

Rewilding 4 September 2018

Rewilding

A 'silent spring' could become a 'wild summer' 

Conserving, the Mother Load

Conserving, the Mother Load 26 June 2018

Conserving, the Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

Environmental Art

Environmental Art 15 January 2018

Environmental Art

Creating paintings with natue connections.

Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia and Sustainability 31 December 2017

Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia shows how to apply sustainability in business practice.

Where Good Ideas Come From

Where Good Ideas Come From 22 December 2017

Where Good Ideas Come From

A clever storyteller suggests an answer.

Counting Down

The countdown has begun on the last 100 days before the next robotic laboratory will attempt to land on Mars. Known as Curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory is gaining on Mars with each day for its rendezvous with our red planetary neighbor in August. However, a successful landing is not assured given the past history of landing attempts on Mars. As the project manager, Pete Theisinger of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena said:  "Landing an SUV-sized vehicle next to the side of a ...
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Counting Down

The countdown has begun on the last 100 days before the next robotic laboratory will attempt to land on Mars. Known as Curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory is gaining on Mars with each day for its rendezvous with our red planetary neighbor in August. However, a successful landing is not assured given the past history of landing attempts on Mars. As the project manager, Pete Theisinger of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena said:  "Landing an SUV-sized vehicle next to the side of a ...
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Arctichenge

Everyone knows about Stonehenge but Arctichenge is something else indeed. A beautiful image of the new installation was captured near Raufarhöfn, Iceland with an amazing nighttime aurora. Arctichenge (credit: NASA/Stephane Vetter) The monument is still under construction in northern Iceland. It will point due north and directly at the midnight sun during the summer solstice at its highest point in the sky. When the massive stone installation is completed Arctichenge, it will make ...
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Arctichenge

Everyone knows about Stonehenge but Arctichenge is something else indeed. A beautiful image of the new installation was captured near Raufarhöfn, Iceland with an amazing nighttime aurora. Arctichenge (credit: NASA/Stephane Vetter) The monument is still under construction in northern Iceland. It will point due north and directly at the midnight sun during the summer solstice at its highest point in the sky. When the massive stone installation is completed Arctichenge, it will make ...
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Arctichenge

Everyone knows about Stonehenge but Arctichenge is something else indeed. A beautiful image of the new installation was captured near Raufarhöfn, Iceland with an amazing nighttime aurora. Arctichenge (credit: NASA/Stephane Vetter) The monument is still under construction in northern Iceland. It will point due north and directly at the midnight sun during the summer solstice at its highest point in the sky. When the massive stone installation is completed Arctichenge, it will make ...
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Exxon Mobil: Greenhouse Gases Connected to Global Warming

Forgive me for missing this bit of news, but at the end of the New York Times' review of Steve Coll's new book on ExxonMobil, the reviewer notes: "[Exxon] has acknowledged global warming; it has advocated for a carbon tax."  Sorry, but ...  WHAT? Did I read that right?  I remember being surprised to learn that Exxon said that a carbon tax would be better than a cap-and-trade system. It surprised me because I figured any big company would want a cap-and-trade system that would be ...
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Exxon Mobil: Greenhouse Gases Connected to Global Warming

Forgive me for missing this bit of news, but at the end of the New York Times' review of Steve Coll's new book on ExxonMobil, the reviewer notes: "[Exxon] has acknowledged global warming; it has advocated for a carbon tax."  Sorry, but ...  WHAT? Did I read that right?  I remember being surprised to learn that Exxon said that a carbon tax would be better than a cap-and-trade system. It surprised me because I figured any big company would want a cap-and-trade system that would be ...
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Exxon Mobil: Greenhouse Gases Connected to Global Warming

Forgive me for missing this bit of news, but at the end of the New York Times' review of Steve Coll's new book on ExxonMobil, the reviewer notes: "[Exxon] has acknowledged global warming; it has advocated for a carbon tax."  Sorry, but ...  WHAT? Did I read that right?  I remember being surprised to learn that Exxon said that a carbon tax would be better than a cap-and-trade system. It surprised me because I figured any big company would want a cap-and-trade system that would be ...
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Koala’s Threatened

Australia has just listed the koala as a threatened species. The Aussie marsupial has now been declared vulnerable in Queensland, New South Wales, and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) where Canberra is located. Many feel the iconic koala should have been listed as an endangered species across the entire continent. Estimates of koala numbers vary from several hundred thousand to a bit over 40,000 but in parts of Queensland and New South Wales Koala populations have declined by nearly ...
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Koala’s Threatened

Australia has just listed the koala as a threatened species. The Aussie marsupial has now been declared vulnerable in Queensland, New South Wales, and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) where Canberra is located. Many feel the iconic koala should have been listed as an endangered species across the entire continent. Estimates of koala numbers vary from several hundred thousand to a bit over 40,000 but in parts of Queensland and New South Wales Koala populations have declined by nearly ...
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