Posts in: Environment

Climate Modeling That Works

Climate Modeling That Works

Why it’s easier to predict the next 20 years of warming than this weekend’s weather.

By | Posted March 19, 2007

Polyp Apocalypse

Polyp Apocalypse

As atmospheric carbon dioxide dissolves into increasingly acidic oceans, vibrant coral hamlets are fading into ghost towns.

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Growing Grain in a Warming World

Growing Grain in a Warming World

Some scientists are rethinking the positive effects global warming may have on agriculture.

By | Posted February 12, 2007

Are Polar Bears Victims of the New Cold War?

Are Polar Bears Victims of the New Cold War?

Climate change may be affecting the bears’ habitat.

By | Posted February 5, 2007

Where the Elephants Used to Roam

Where the Elephants Used to Roam

The struggle to repair lost connections between wildlife and humans in Zambia’s Luangwa Valley.

By | Posted January 26, 2007

Black Mayonnaise

Black Mayonnaise

For nearly 30 years, New York State agencies have known about a 17 million gallon oil spill under the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn. Now they’re finally starting to do something about it.

By | Posted January 24, 2007

Counting Coral

Counting Coral

Coral ecologist Lyndon DeVantier discusses ecological assessment and management of coral reef systems.

By | Posted January 19, 2007

Being Beinecke

Being Beinecke

Getting to know Frances Beinecke, the new president of Natural Resource Defense Council.

By | Posted January 8, 2007

Science From Afar

Science From Afar

City College of New York researchers keep watch on the world without ever leaving Harlem.

By | Posted December 21, 2006

A Brighter Energy Future

A Brighter Energy Future

One physicist’s view on what we need to do.

By | Posted December 11, 2006