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Black Holes Are Simpler Than Forests
Science & Tech  (tags: Black Holes, Forests, Albert Einstein, Human Brain, Human Comprehension, Simplicity, astronomy, climate, discovery, design, concept, energy, humans, interesting, nasa, news, research, science, scientists, world )

Fiona
- 15 days ago - aeon.co
Einstein said that the âEUR~most incomprehensible thing about the Universe is that it is comprehensible. In matters of comprehension "science does have its limits." Human brains evolved to be adaptable, but!?!
Tropical Forests Used to Protect Us From Climate Change. Now, Scientists Say, They're Making It Worse
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, carbon, forests, scientists )

Judy
- 78 days ago - washingtonpost.com
A surprising scientific study released Thurs. presents troubling news about the enormous forests of the planet's tropical midsection -- suggesting that they are releasing hundreds of millions of tons of carbon to the atmosphere, rather than storing it...
Here, Cutting Down Millions of Trees Is Actually a Good Thing - National Geographic   video
Science & Tech  (tags: science, environment, CO2emissions, forests, peat, peat bogs, Scotland, National Geographic )

Evelyn
- 243 days ago - youtu.be
Scientists protect a vast carbon store by chopping down millions of trees in Scotland. Peat bogs lock CO2 into the ground - planting trees there dries the bogs, thus releasing the CO2 back into the air
In Half Earth, E.O. Wilson Calls for a Grand Retreat
Science & Tech  (tags: Biodiversity, environment, forests, health, oceans )

Julie
- 630 days ago - nytimes.com
To save biodiversity, Dr. Wilson suggests that humans set aside roughly 50 percent of the planet as a sort of permanent preserve, undisturbed by man.
Forests Can Only Fight Climate Change If We Become Better Stewards
Science & Tech  (tags: Boreal, Canada, climate change, ecosystems, environment, forests, logging, old growth, tar sands, temperate rainforest )

Julie
- 659 days ago - thetyee.ca
Canadians are stewards of 10 per cent of the world's forests, one-third of the planet's fragile boreal forest and one-quarter of the remaining intact forests on Earth. There is no other nation whose citizens could contribute more to saving our forests.
Free Charities | How to Support Your Favorite Charities for Free
Science & Tech  (tags: Support your favourite charities, free, worldwide, hospitals, animal rescue centres, forests )

Rosie
- 820 days ago - reiner-says-green.info
Click each link to the many charities covering different causes worldwide, from feeding animals and homeless US veterans, to providing funding to hospitals and animal rescue centres and environmental organizations to help protect the worlds forests..
EPA Must Get Serious About Protecting Bees From Toxic Pesticides
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, climate, environment, GoodNews, habitat, ecosystems, destruction, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world, research, forests )

Ruth
- 840 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
"Beyond Pesticides works with allies in protecting public health and the environment to lead the transition to a world free of toxic pesticides."Bee numbers continue to decline..Within just the last year more than 42 percent of managed honeybee colonies'
SCIENTISTS AGAINST GMOS
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, habitat, government, GoodNews, oceans, politics, pollution, healthconditions, humans, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, science, research, Sustainabililty, world, wildlife, nat )

Leopold
- 854 days ago - organiclifestylemagazine.com
Biotechnology has long tried to paint the critics of genetic engineering as anti-science. A great effort has been made to convince the public that the majority of worldâEUR(TM)s scientists support genetic engineering. In reality, GMOs are heavily criticized in
Can the World Really Set Aside Half of the Planet for Wildlife?
Science & Tech  (tags: Biodiversity, climate change, extinction, forests, nature, wildlife )

Julie
- 1185 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
The eminent evolutionary biologist E.O. Wilson has an audacious vision for saving Earth from a cataclysmic extinction event
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop Shielding Controversial Animal Researchers
Science & Tech  (tags: Florida House of Representatives, animal researchers, University of Florida contributed, much of the language included in the bil, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, healthconditions, nature, wildlife, science, politics, protection, world, governmen )

Kelly
- 1343 days ago - forcechange.com
Photo credit: Skamnelis via Wikimedia Commons~A bill currently being considered by the Florida House of Representatives seeks to hide the identities of animal researchers engaged in controversial animal research projects.
Logging Threatens Monarch Butterflies in Mexico
Science & Tech  (tags: butterflies, environment, forests, habitat, humans, investigation, logging, science, research, study, world )

Caree
- 1559 days ago - news.msn.com
MEXICO CITY -- A new study of the monarch butterflies' winter nesting grounds in central Mexico shows that small-scale logging is more extensive than previously thought, and may be contributing to the threats facing the monarch's singular migration pattern
Block Copolymers -- A New Path in Organic Photovoltaics WRITTEN BY SANDRA HENDERSON | 03 JUNE 2013
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, GoodNews, greenhousegases, habitat, healthconditions, nature, oceans, pollution, protection, radia-active )

Ruth
- 1653 days ago - solarnovus.com
'The Rice/Penn State teams are now designing and synthesising new block copolymers for OPVs to optimise performance. "We are also carrying out more optical and electronic measurements to understand how charge separation happens in our materials and....'
Meet the Archangel Trying to Save the World's Ancient Trees
Science & Tech  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, trees, research, science, protection, nature, forests, GoodNews, scientists, study, research, safety, science, interesting, ancient )

JL
- 1773 days ago - takepart.com
David Milarch's Archangel Ancient Tree Archive organization has successfully cloned 130 different species of trees.
Why Chopping Down Trees Could Give You a Heart Attack
Science & Tech  (tags: illness, health, research, risks, safety, protection, prevention, warning, study, science, disease, death, trees, forests, discovery, environment, scientists, world, interesting )

JL
- 1776 days ago - takepart.com
New research finds a possible rise in human deaths where trees are scarce.
 

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