How a science museum is changing the culture of resiliency

August 24, 2017 by  
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Jonathan Foley, executive director of the California Academy of Sciences, shares the three pillars of wide-scale climate action.

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Oregon’s Largest Education Building Achieves LEED Platinum Certification

September 25, 2014 by  
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Read the rest of Oregon’s Largest Education Building Achieves LEED Platinum Certification Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , “sustainable architecture” , BIM , CO Architects , Collaborative Life Sciences Building , collaborative project delivery , green roofs , LEED platinum , Oregon , Oregon Health Sciences University , oregon state university , Portland , Portland State University , prefabrication , SERA Architects , stormwater collection

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Pressure from 2011 Earthquake Leaves Mt. Fuji Ready to Blow its Top

July 21, 2014 by  
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Long-revered and much-climbed, Japan’s Mount Fuji looks like it’s ready to blow it’s top after more than 300 years of dormancy. A new study by a team of French and Japanese researchers reveals that an increase in tectonic pressure from the massive 9.0 earthquake that struck Japan in 2011 and caused the Fukushima meltdown has left Fuji in prime condition for an eruption . Read the rest of Pressure from 2011 Earthquake Leaves Mt. Fuji Ready to Blow its Top Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: brenguier , disaster , earth , earthquake , eruption , fuji , Fukushima , geology , institute , Japan , mount , natural , sciences , volcanic , volcano

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Researchers Develop New Oil Spill Cleanup System Inspired by Cactus Needles

August 8, 2013 by  
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A team of researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have looked to nature for inspiration in their new oil spill clean-up system. The new technique is inspired by prickly cacti and, if successful, it could provide an innovative way to remove oil from water during disasters. Read the rest of Researchers Develop New Oil Spill Cleanup System Inspired by Cactus Needles Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: cactus needles , cactus spikes , Chinese Academy of Sciences , oil absorption technqiue , oil particles , oil spill , oil spill clean up        

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US and Chinese Climate Scientists Predict an Ice-Free Arctic by 2058

July 17, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock Using a new climate simulation tool, a team of US and Chinese climate scientists have predicted that the Arctic will ice-free by 2058. Their research, which was published in a  National Academy of Sciences paper called  Reducing spread in climate model projections of a September ice-free Arctic shows that, starting in 2058, the continent will no longer have ice in September – the period when the Arctic begins to freeze over. Read the rest of US and Chinese Climate Scientists Predict an Ice-Free Arctic by 2058 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Arctic , Climate Change , global warming , ice caps , ice free , national academy of sciences , Reducing spread in climate model projections of a September ice-free Arctic        

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Fruition Sciences’ secret to finer wine? Data from the field

June 19, 2013 by  
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Pair sensors on grapevines with a web app, and science meets the art of winemaking. This startup is helping to grow finer grapes and conserve water.

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Green-Roofed Linnaeusborg Centre for Life Sciences is a Zig-Zagging Horizontal Tower

February 28, 2012 by  
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Canadian Tar Sands Industry & Government Maintains Higher Water Toxicity Near Projects is Natural

September 1, 2010 by  
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map: Wikipedia The Canadian tar sands industry-government group Regional Aquatics Monitoring Program doesn’t much like a recent report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences showing that tar sands projects are responsible for elevated levels of water toxicity downstream from projects. RAMP’s Fred Kuzmic maintains that any to… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Pre-Columbian Farming Helped Increase Amazon Biodiversity

April 15, 2010 by  
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photo: David Dennis via flickr. New research in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that pre-Columbian agricultural activity in the Amazon, in what is now French Guiana, inadvertently helped increased biodiversity. Though it’s tempting to try to frame this is “see modern agricultural techniques are bad,” that’s not what this is about

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New Study Shows Eukaryotic Phytoplankton Accounts for Almost 50% of Ocean’s Carbon Fixation

April 15, 2010 by  
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Eukaryotic Diatoms.

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