The Census of Marine Life: Progress and Prospects

JH Ausubel. Fisheries 26 (7): 33–36 2001

…Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA (https://www.whoi.edu/marinecensus/) Much-studied regions commercially important for fisheries, the Gulf of Maine and Georges Bank offer an excellent chance to calibrate and demonstrate the superiority of new…

The Great Reversal: Nature’s Chance to Restore Land and Sea

JH Ausubel. Technology in Society 22: 289–302 2000

…service economy raised the intensity of use in the early 20th century. Thicker paper replaced thinner paper, and newspapers replaced oral gossip. More recently, thinner paper has again replaced thicker paper,…

How Did Noah’s Ark Float?

…far, in a free online service (https://www.eol.org/). “There are expectations of 8 to 50 million more species out there that we haven’t identified yet,” Edwards said. Other experts’ estimates of…

The Forester’s Lever: Industrial Ecology and Wood Products

IK Wernick, PE Waggoner, JH Ausubel. Journal of Forestry 98 (10): 8–14 2000

…USDA Forest Products Laboratory. KAFUS INDUSTRIES. 1999. Kafus options 147,000 acres in Arizona as proposed site for increased kenaf fibre production. News release. Available online at www. Kafus.com/pr/news.html. MOULTON, R.J.,…

Decarbonization: The Next 100 Years

…Earth? American Scientist 84(2):166-178, 1996. Figure 4.  Conceptual design for a hydrogen-electricity pipeline. Source: T. Moore, SuperGrid Concept Sparks Interest, EPRI Journal, November 2002, https://www.epri.com/journal/details.asp?doctype=features&id=511. Acknowledgements: Thanks to Cesare Marchetti, Perrin Meyer, Chauncey…

Google Impact supports DNA Barcoding

…Awards <https://www.google.com/giving/impact-awards.html> program to support organizations using technology and innovative approaches to solve some of the world’s toughest challenges. A project at the Smithsonian Institution<https://www.google.com/giving/impact-awards.html#consortium> devoted to reducing illegal wildlife…

Leonardo DNA project

…sponsored by Eugenio Giani, President of the Regional Council of Tuscany. Jesse’s introductory essay is here. The press release earned wide attention, for example, BBC radio: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03tb7ht Gizmodo, USA The…

The Continental SuperGrid concept

…have aided and abetted is gaining attention. An AP story in USA Today: https://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/techinnovations/2003-04-10-super-grid_x.htm A Science Daily news item: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2003/03/030320073732.htm The final report for the National Energy Supergrid workshop: https://www.energy.ece.uiuc.edu/SuperGridReportFinal.pdf…

News coverage about surprising Jersey Shore fish spotted w eDNA

…detecta migraciones de especies marinas https://www.eldiario.es/sociedad/analisis-ADN-medioambiental-migraciones-especies_0_1026448521.html Prensa Latina, Cuba Descubren nuevos patrones de migración de especies marinas tropicales https://www.prensa-latina.cu/index.php?o=rn&id=365583&SEO=descubren-nuevos-patrones-de-migracion-de-especies-marinas-tropicales Globedia, Spain Detectan migraciones de especies marinas gracias al ADN medioambiental…

Rare mineral species

…ichnusaite sardo https://www.ansa.it/lifestyle/notizie/lusso/accessori/2016/02/10/anelli-davvero-unici-dimentica-i-diamanti-meglio-un-ichnusaite-sardo_5eec0492-7c5c-4928-88b4-81d4cc3e6504.html Russian news https://www.vesti.ru/doc.html?id=2720495 Rare cobalt minerals (species burgessite, cobaltkortingite, cobaltomenite, pakhomovskyite, and theresemagnanite) are all pink or red. Cobaltomenite is known from 4 localities: Argentina (the type…