Full PDR issue online

The entire issue of Population and Development Review with our article about Peak Farmland is now online: Population and Public Policy: Essays in Honor of Paul Demeny http://www.popcouncil.org/publications/books/2012_PDRSuppPopPublicPolicy.asp and will…

The Census of Marine Life: Progress and Prospects

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

…Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA (http://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,…

Verification of International Environmental Agreements

JH Ausubel, DG Victor. Annual Review of Energy and the Environment 17: 1–43 1992

This paper was first published in 1992 in the Annual Review of Energy and Environment, http://www.annualreviews.org. The paper posted here was scanned and re-typeset in HTML. Every effort was made…

How Did Noah’s Ark Float?

…far, in a free online service (http://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.,…

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…

The Continental SuperGrid concept

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

Google Impact supports DNA Barcoding

…Awards <http://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<http://www.google.com/giving/impact-awards.html#consortium> devoted to reducing illegal wildlife…

Progress in biodiversity informatics

We celebrate recent achievements in biodiversity informatics. Â Enjoy exploring the new GBIF interface for the global mapping of occurrence records. Try zooming and using the time slider: Â http://www.gbif.org/occurrence…