Amazon’s Biodome Greenhouse HQ Receives Green Light From Seattle’s Design Review Board

October 24, 2013 by  
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CU-Boulder Study Finds ‘Unprecedented’ Warming in Eastern Canadian Arctic

October 24, 2013 by  
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A new University of Colorado Boulder study reveals a level of warming in the Eastern Canadian Arctic that likely hasn’t been seen since the end of the last interglacial period 120,000 years ago. Radioactive carbon dates from 145 dead moss clumps emerging from four different receding Baffin Island ice caps show the mosses had not been exposed to the elements in at least 44,000 years. Read the rest of CU-Boulder Study Finds ‘Unprecedented’ Warming in Eastern Canadian Arctic Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Baffin Island , Climate Change , Eastern Canadian Arctic , Gifford Miller , global warming , greenhouse gas emissions , high temperatures , ice caps , melting , MoSS , UC Boulder arctic study , University of Colorado Boulder , unprecedented arctic warming , warming        

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Ancient Bees Were Wiped Out with the Dinosaurs

October 24, 2013 by  
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Researchers recently discovered that today’s bee populations are not the first to succumb to environmental changes. Their studies reveal that along with dinosaurs , a species of carpenter bees was completely wiped out 65 million years ago. By studying this historic extinction, the researchers hope to find meaningful ways to prevent the current decline that threatens several bee species throughout the globe. Read the rest of Ancient Bees Were Wiped Out with the Dinosaurs Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ancient bees , ancient bees wiped out with dinosaurs , bee extinction , bee population decline , bees went extinct with dinosaurs , eco design , green design , Michael Schwarz , plos one , Remko Leys , Sandra Rehan , sustainable design        

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