Even in so called “Super Corals” temperature is still Kryptonite
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Even in so called “Super Corals” temperature is still Kryptonite

Can corals survive climate change? This is a question on the minds of many environmentalists and researchers these days. The short answer is: probably, but coral reefs as we know them likely cannot. Every coral may not go extinct, but reefs are degrading and will continue to do so if the status quo is not … Continue reading

Ice Ice Baby: what in the world is going on with Antarctica’s ice?
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Ice Ice Baby: what in the world is going on with Antarctica’s ice?

A couple of weeks ago a new study came out from NASA indicating that the Antarctica land mass is gaining ice. This study by Zwally and colleagues, indicates ice accumulation in East Antarctic continent exceeds the loss of ice from the Western Antarctic Peninsula (WAP). This study is contradictory to many studies that have been published on … Continue reading

Adulterated Science: Why not all Sci Comm is GOOD Sci Comm
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Adulterated Science: Why not all Sci Comm is GOOD Sci Comm

By now if you are a human (or cylon, I won’t judge) who has used the internet more than once, I expect you to have stumbled upon IFL Science. You probably come across it “on the regular” on your Facebook page. IFL Science is great for the lay person. It provides tons of scientific information … Continue reading

The California Drought: why I care and implications for sustainability
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The California Drought: why I care and implications for sustainability

The current drought in California has taken over the environmental sciences news headlines (not that there are a whole lot of environmental science headlines in the first place…) with the recent announcement of drastic mandatory cutbacks in water issued by the state’s governor.  Having lived on the east coast for the last 20 years of … Continue reading

Florida Escapes Climate Change, And Why That’s Not Really Funny
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Florida Escapes Climate Change, And Why That’s Not Really Funny

You know those people who take at least 1.5 times longer to do something than anyone else?  It doesn’t seem to matter what exactly they’re doing; if they’ve undertaken a certain task, you’d better get comfortable and expect them to be running late.  It’s probably frustrating to be on the receiving end of that, wondering … Continue reading