Monthly Archives: September 2015

Eyes on Environment: zooplankton migration traps carbon in deep ocean

Read the original post at Eyes on Environment on Nature’s Scitable Network! —————– If you wander off the east coast of Puerto Rico as the sun sets, there’s a good chance you’ll catch a shimmer of light flooding the water’s surface. As … Continue reading

Posted in Article Reviews, Climate Change | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Got Science: New solar cells inspired by 400-year-old art

Read the entire original post at Got Science!  The goal of Got Science is to translate complex research findings into accessible insights on science, nature, and society. Follow on Twitter, Facebook, or Google Plus. —– Artists in  seventeenth century Japan probably … Continue reading

Posted in Article Reviews, Energy, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Eyes on Environment: how climate change forces species to collide

See the original post on Nature’s Eyes on Environment here! —- The Dalmatian toadflax may not strike terror in your heart, but many farmers cringe when they hear the name. The invasive species has crept through 32 US states, leading to a … Continue reading

Posted in Article Reviews, Climate Change | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Eyes on Environment: carving a path towards carbon pricing

Read the original post here at Nature’s Eyes on Environment blog! ——- The carbon tax has long been touted as the holy grail for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Placing a price on carbon should motivate businesses and energy producers to … Continue reading

Posted in Article Reviews, Energy and Society | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Eyes on Environment: Saving seeds and genes to save lives

As Nazis stormed Leningrad in 1941 and cut off food supplies, a team of scientists defended their laboratory deep in the city, boarding doors and windows to bar soldiers and starving citizens from entry. Their protected treasure was a collection … Continue reading

Posted in Article Reviews, Current Events, Environment | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment