Posts Tagged ‘Sustainability’

Assuring an Endangered Frog’s Future

Monday, September 8th, 2014
lakefrog

Academy scientists are collecting, breeding and studying Lake Oku clawed frogs.

Blue whale population rebounding

Monday, September 8th, 2014
blue whales, protections, noaa, population, life, sustainability

Researchers say the Pacific marine mammals have gotten a boost from a decades-old whaling ban and conservation measures.

Our Ocean

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
oceans, pacific, sustainability

This week the State Department held a successful conference devoted to the health of our oceans.

Blue-Footed Boobies Are Just Not In The Mood

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
life, earth, galapagos, islands, blue-footed booby, sardines, food source, biodiversity, sustainability

Breeding numbers of the iconic blue-footed boobies of the Galápagos Islands have been dropping, and scientists are worried.

Water Use: Drought and Beyond

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
drought, water, pacific institutute, agriculture, irrigation, conservation

In a drier world, how can we use water more intelligently?

Yosemite Bears’ Changing Diets

Monday, March 10th, 2014
black bears, yosemite, food, diet, sustainability, national parks

Prevention efforts aimed at steering black bears away from human food and food waste have helped in Yosemite National Park.

Counting Whales from Space

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
Southern right whales, whales, population, count, satellite, space, images, sustainability

Scientists are using satellite imagery to survey whale populations.

Drought hurting animals, plants

Friday, February 7th, 2014
drought, plants, animals, california, water, sustainability, weather

Migrations, eating habits and hibernations are thrown off by California’s drought.

Renewable News

Friday, December 6th, 2013
renewables, energy, power, sustainability, wind, solar, steven chu, offshore, china, bhutan, india, hydroelectric, dam, clean, waste

We’ll end a week of climate change stories with some recent news of renewable energy!

Better Concrete

Monday, June 17th, 2013
Roman concrete, Al-torbermorite. Sustainability, Technology, KAUST, Berkeley, ALS. Image: Carol Hagen

Roman concrete constructed 2,000 years ago is still strong today, even under rough sea. In contrast, the concrete we manufacture only lasts around 100 years.

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