The Environment Since 1970

JH Ausubel, DG Victor, IK Wernick. Consequences: The Nature and Implications of Environmental Change 1 (3): 2–15 1995

…The doubling of world spending on health as share of GNP since 1970 indicates changing preferences that come with economic development. Environment and health are linked through channels ranging from…

Aquatic environmental DNA (eDNA)

…we could conjure accurate, timely descriptions of marine life.  In collaboration with Monmouth University, we are exploring the marine waters of New York City and New Jersey with eDNA. Link

Macroscopes for Science lecture

…University of Florence, Italy, hosted by laser expert Roberto Bini. The hour-long audio of the lecture is at the link above, with the slides also showing once their turns come….

Added online reprints Malthus

Added online reprints Malthus and the Graduate Studentsand Working Less and Living Longer. Link to the American Scientist web site with the abstract of Can Technology Spare the Earth?…

Barcoding of Life Conference a success!

…and Smithsonian Institution. Excellent worldwide press coverage (link to attached pdf of barcode coverage). Our new barcoding brochure was well received at conference and downloaded heavily from our revamped website,…

Deep Carbon Observatory News

…also included at the link. 15 December 2014 Deep carbon science is rising. A Press release highlights publication of the Deep Carbon Observatory’s midterm scientific report and participation at the…

Dematerialization

Marian Tupy makes ingenious use of our work on Dematerialization: Among our numerous papers on this theme are: JH Ausubel, PE Waggoner. Dematerialization: variety, caution, and persistence [external link]. Proc…

Ocean Exploration 2012 final report

…Ocean Exploration’s Second Decade, in Washington DC to NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco and other senior officials. [This post has been updated to fix the link to the presidential panel report.]…

Census of Marine Life Antarctic book

The Census of Antarctic Marine Life (CAML) & SCAR-Marine Biodiversity Information Network BIOGEOGRAPHIC ATLAS OF THE SOUTHERN OCEAN was released in late August 2014. See three news stories below. The…