Sarah Fecht
at 08:52 AM Sep 23 2014
Nature // 

On the day that Lonesome George died, in June 2012, Eleanor Sterling made a panicked phone call.  “George!” she recalls saying. “What do we do now?”

Lindsay Handmer
at 10:06 AM Sep 18 2014
Nature // 

Looking more like a made up animal than something from real life, the creature in question is a Siphonophore. In the order of Hydrozoa, it's actually a colony composed of many individual animals.

Sarah Fecht
at 09:55 AM Sep 18 2014
Nature // 

A paper in Nature Communications reports that a phytoplankton named Noctiluca scintillans has invaded a dead-zone off the coast of India, where it's threatening to disrupt natural foodchains as well as the local fishing industry.

Francie Diep
at 09:55 AM Sep 18 2014
Nature // 

Check out this latest citizen-science project. It's a site where you can look at photos gathered by an Antarctic network of wildlife cameras and mark if there are penguins in the photos. In other weo you get to look at cute animals online and help environmental science! Sounds like a win-win to me.

Emily Gertz
at 10:33 AM Sep 14 2014
Nature // 

The global population continues to grow, and climate change is already tangibly reducing food harvests. Can agriculture adapt to be both more productive and more resilient?

Emily Gertz
at 09:41 AM Sep 12 2014
Nature // 

An international agreement to phase out use of chemicals that damage the ozone layer appears to be working. A new report finds that ozone-depleting substances in the atmosphere are down by 10 to 15 percent, and that the ozone layer is by and large getting thicker.

Rafi Letzter
at 09:47 AM Sep 8 2014
Nature // 

The American Southwest may be headed for a “megadrought,” an arid period longer than any in recent memory.

 
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