ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: What evolved first, a dexterous hand or an agile foot?

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   What evolved first, a dexterous hand or an agile foot? Posted: 06 Oct 2013 05:41 PM PDT Resolving a long-standing mystery in human evolution, new research indicates that early hominids developed finger dexterity and tool use ability before the development of bipedal locomotion. Salt-tolerant bacteria …

Second Nature: The Biomimicry Evolution to Air on Public Television

See EMM Advisory Board member Janine Benyus featured in Second Nature! Second Nature: The Biomimicry Evolution  explores the emerging discipline of biomimicry, the science of emulating nature’s best ideas to solve human problems. Set in the wilds of South Africa, the film follows biologist, author, and Time magazine “Hero of the Environment” …

ScienceDaily: Social amoebae travel with a posse: Tiny single-celled organisms have amazingly complicated social lives

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Social amoebae travel with a posse: Tiny single-celled organisms have amazingly complicated social lives Natural affinities — unrecognized until now — may have set stage for life to ignite Mini-monsters of the forest floor Ice-free Arctic winters could explain amplified warming during Pliocene Large Gulf dead …

The Resilience Imperative: Cooperative Transitions to a Steady-state Economy

 by Michael Lewis & Patrick Conaty, New Society Publishers, 2012, ISBN: 9780865717077      Review by Shann Turnbull, EMM Advisory Board member and source of some of the ideas cited in the book. The Resilience Imperative is a must read for both leaders and followers seeking survival of society. The book …