September 23, 2014

8:00 AM | mean-guign-photography: Xeno Crab (Xenocarcinus tuberculatus) -...
mean-guign-photography: Xeno Crab (Xenocarcinus tuberculatus) - Malapascua Island, Philippines
12:00 AM | mean-guign-photography: Emperor Shrimp (Periclimenes imperator)...
mean-guign-photography: Emperor Shrimp (Periclimenes imperator) on a Sea Cucumber - Dauin, Philippines

September 22, 2014

9:33 PM | This Also Changes Everything
Some good news for a change via Peter Sinclair via several reliable sources: Battery backup to rooftop solar is on the threshold of going commercial. [more]
5:25 PM | “Hey! Ho! Fossil Fuels Have Got to Go!” — World Sees Largest Climate March in History Amidst Mounting Dangers
According to the National Climate Data Center, the summer of 2014 was the hottest in the global record. Continue reading →
4:25 PM | 3 Quarks Daily Science Prizes have been announced!
The 3 Quarks Daily Science Prizes have been announced. Top Quark went to the ever-amazing Eric Michael Johnson for his deeply-researched and thought-engaging post on how Promiscuity Is Pragmatic. The second place slot, The Strange Quark, went to… ME! I’m honored to be chosen for this award, judged by none other than the esteemed Frans B. […]The post 3 Quarks Daily Science Prizes have been announced! appeared first on Science Sushi.
1:55 PM | The next era of ocean exploration begins in Papua New Guinea
In 1946, Jacques Yves Cousteau and Émile Gagnan released the Aqualung, forever changing the way humans interact with the oceans. No longer tethered to the surface, entombed in thick, restrictive helmets, we could dive deeper, stay down longer, and explore the dark places snorkelers and free divers feared to fin. The Aqualung opened up the […]
1:36 PM | Extinction island? Plans to log half an island could endanger over 40 species
Woodlark Island is a rare place on the planet today. This small island off the coast Papua New Guinea is still covered in rich tropical forest, an ecosystem shared for thousands of years between tribal peoples and a plethora of species, including at least 42 found no-where else. Yet, like many such wildernesses, Woodlark Island is now facing major changes: not the least of them is a plan to log half of the island.
12:49 PM | Our New Mechanical Seed Harvester
Seed harvest is a big part of our work here at the Platte River Prairies.  We don’t do as much complete restoration (converting cropland to high-diversity prairie) as we used to because we’ve just about run out of land to … Continue reading →
8:00 AM | mean-guign-photography: Yellowbarred Jawfish (Opistognathus...
mean-guign-photography: Yellowbarred Jawfish (Opistognathus sp.) - Atmosphere Resorts House Reef, Dauin, Philippines took 20 minutes to creep up close enough to this little guy with his eggs
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