Massive Berry Bank in Russia One Step Closer to Demolition

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Scientists will likely be forced to say “Do svidaniya” to a massive cache of rare genetic samples. Image credit: With a single decision yesterday, Russia’s Supreme Arbitration Court put the Pavlovsk Experimental Station —home to more than 5,000 rare and unique plant samples—in jeopardy.

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The Case for Open Data in Transit (Video)

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Image credit: Streetfilms From showcasing Bogota’s revolutionary transit policies , to the search for the mythical ZoZo , the thing I have always liked about StreetFilms is their ability to move beyond individual examples of best practice, and use that as a forum to explore the big ideas behind better transit and better cities. Their latest offering is no exception—looking at what happens when transit authorities hand over the keys to t…

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Lake Mead At Lowest Level Since 1956: Water Users Conserving, Hoping For Rain Next Year

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” The Hoover Dam holds back Lake Mead (left photo accented by a rainbow) in 1983, the year its highest water elevation is recorded. By 2009 (right), Lake Mead’s water-elevation level has dramatically declined, revealing the chalky-white structure of Hoover Dam

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Lake Mead At Lowest Level Since 1956: Water Users Conserving, Hoping For Rain Next Year

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