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.,…

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…

Census of Marine Life Reef book

…appears… Spineless, the incomparable photographer Susan Middleton’s book on invertebrates, has appeared. A good article http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/gorgeous-portraits-spineless-sea-creatures-180953078/?no-ist For sale at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Spineless-Susan-Middleton/dp/1419710079/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1414756006&sr=1-1 This was also an exhibit at SFO airport: http://www.flysfo.com/content/museum-exhibit-spineless-portraits-marine-invertebrates…

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, http://www.epri.com/journal/details.asp?doctype=features&id=511. Acknowledgements: Thanks to Cesare Marchetti, Perrin Meyer, Chauncey…

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…

Fishing for DNA paper published

…at the 47 sec. mark, 5 1/2 minutes): http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04yxshm#play A 40 sec. clip is also posted here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04zzxsh http://www.flyfisherman.com/news/edna-bread-crumbs-track-migrating-fish/ Smithsonian magazine How teeny bits of leftover DNA help scientists track…

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: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03tb7ht Gizmodo, USA The…

Five Worthy Ways to Spend Large Amounts of Money for Research on Environment and Resources

JH Ausubel. The Bridge 29 (3): 4–16 1999

…ETH-Lausanne, Switzerland, 30 August 1996. URL http://sentenext1.epfl.ch/swissmetro. [18] U.S. Department of Transportation, Compendium of Executive Summaries from the Maglev System Concept Definition Final Reports, DOT/FRA/NMI-93/02, pp. 49-81, March 1993. On-line at http://www.bts.gov/smart/cat/CES.html…