Just the perfect thing for your next Star Wars-themed party! Use 2 Crispex as wings, 2 Cheerios as the body, and then assemble the whole thing with a little
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Among the most impressive ecological findings of the past 25 years is the ability of invasive plants to radically change ecosystem function.
What? Things keep changing?
I was able to attend this year’s Syfy Digital Press Tour (or Behind-the-Scenes Tour) in Montreal where most of our day was on the set of Helix, Syfy’s newest series coming in January 2014!
MIT chemical engineers have developed a novel way to generate nanoparticles that can recognize specific molecules, opening up a new approach to building durable sensors for many different compounds, among other applications.
See. The Tsaeb learned this long ago.
Its about time! A major U.S. power company has pleaded guilty to killing eagles and other birds at two Wyoming wind farms and agreed to pay $1 million as part of the first enforcement of environmental laws protecting birds against wind energy...
Biodiversity was a survival strategy for the next global conflict. (Ecology Lessons From the Cold War http://t.co/GGlzt5buNb)
Seems accurate, and though this is a short piece, some references would have been useful.
Serious thinking about humans and the Earth. Some argue that humans might have encouraged diversity when their numbers were small, but no one believes that intercontinental travel beginning around 1500AD has increased diversity. Transoceanic travel began and is continuing to aid the global dispersal of invasive species.