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.,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Decarbonization: The Next 100 Years

…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 Starr, and Paul…

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…

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…

Rare mineral species

…ichnusaite sardo http://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 http://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…