Browsing the "Science" Category

Google Earth Maps Global Warming at the Local Level

February 4th, 2014 | by Guest Author

The University of East Anglia has teamed up with Google to make surface temperature data easily accessible. If you've ever wondered how much global warming has raised local temperatures in your area or elsewhere


Healthy Soil: a Human Right? #BAD13

October 16th, 2013 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Human rights assume an individual's ability to take advantage of them... which is difficult if you're hungry. So, for this year's Blog Action Day, we're thinking about soil health, which we think is critical to fighting hunger and supporting equal opportunity


Natural Pest Control: Using Bugs to Fight Bugs in the Wild

September 17th, 2013 | by Guest Author

Did you know that not every insect is a bug? A bug is a very specific kind of insect we call hemipterans, or true bugs. Following are the contributions of several insects that actually bug other bugs, providing a service that is so significant to humans, we should honor them with a national holiday


‘Do the Math’ Warns Climate’s Doomed Unless We Act Now

August 15th, 2013 | by Guest Author

Do the Math” is a 42-minute documentary that dives into the causes of rapid climate change and blames the rogue fossil fuel industry as a main culprit to our atmospheric downfall. The film chronicles climate crusader Bill McKibben, an environmentalist, author, journalist, and founder of 350.org (the organization behind “Do the Math”) as he cultivates a global movement to change the terrifying climate crisis


Harvesting Justice 19: “The Revolution is Going to be Fought With The Hoe”- Agriculture and Environment in New Mexico

June 25th, 2013 | by Guest Author

Miguel Santistevan and his partner Margarita García are helping youth reclaim knowledge about traditions behind lands and waters. Sol Feliz Farm, Miguel’s grandfather’s house east of Taos, is an acre of spiral gardens, rock gardens, and straight rows. The farm’s Agriculture Implementation Research and Education (AIRE) project is capturing the imagination of an impassioned group of youth in northern New Mexico



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