Sperm whale faeces may help oceans absorb carbon dioxide from the air, scientists say. (read more…)
Academy researchers and biologists discuss the possible future of the world’s oceans. View here!
After the 2007 Cosco Busan oil spill near the Bay Bridge, scientist Peter Roopnarine used a novel approach for assessing the effects of the toxic sludge on the Bay’s food chain. (read more…)
(Oakland Tribune and Contra Costa Times)
BioForum: Adapting to Climate Change (Q&A Session) (view here).
SAN FRANCISCO (May 24, 2010) – New reports are surfacing every day about the immediate impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Gulf Coast wildlife, especially as the oil reaches the sensitive marshlands along the coast. But how will these communities be affected over time? (read more…)
A very interesting, frustrating and depressing story. (read more…)
Rome is one of the cities where the health effects of climate change will be most severe, researchers predict. (Nature)
Increased heat and humidity predicted to have biggest health impact in valleys and coastal cities. (read more…)
I often wonder how people arrive at their stations in life, and if they belong there. In the case of Mr. Hayward, I would suggest not. Apollo 13 was a tragedy, the Deep Horizon spill is a disaster. (read more…)
Dr. Carol Tang, Director of Public Programs at the California Academy of Sciences. This is the next in our series of Bioforum lectures from the California Academy of Sciences.