Monthly Archives: June 2012

Part B

The most challenging assignment was the one about the oceans. We were asked to create a powerpoint or similar presentation in which we highlighted the issues our oceans face in this modern era. Initially I figured I would put together … Continue reading

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Arctic Algae!

Beneath a metre of Arctic sea ice – and 100km from the nearest unfrozen waters – they found higher concentrations of microscopic phytoplankton than in any other ocean on the planet. 

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Using Soils to Predict Earth’s Atmosphere

A new study by researchers at BYU, Duke and the USDA finds that soil plays an important role in controlling the planet’s atmospheric future.

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Why the “Green Economy” Isn’t all it’s Cracked Up to Be

Putting a price tag on nature?

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Qualia

Do you know what Qualia means? I remember when I first stumbled upon the phrase I hadn’t a clue of its meaning, and even upon researching it further, I found it as a concept, almost intangible and too abstract to … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of Plankton

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