Posts Tagged ‘Sustainability’

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.

Synthetic Biology and Wildlife

Friday, April 12th, 2013
ecosystems, habitats, sustainability, conservation, synthetic, biology, terry gosliner, plos, extinction

Can synthetic biology save wildlife?

Sustainability of Chocolate

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012
Screen shot 2012-01-05 at 2.53.38 PM

The cacao plant is in trouble!

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