OTHER NEWS: At the Crucial Nexus of Water and Energy

While it is, of course, vital to finally link water and energy use, this report still overlooks the opportunities for saline agriculture and aquaculture to provide all of our growing human family’s needs for food, fiber and fuel from our most abundant global resources: the Earth’s 97% seawater; daily free …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Broad-scale genome tinkering with help of an RNA guide: Biotechnology tool borrowed from pathogenic bacteria

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Broad-scale genome tinkering with help of an RNA guide: Biotechnology tool borrowed from pathogenic bacteria Mechanism behind squids’ and octopuses’ ability to change color revealed Microbial who-done-it for biofuels Computer can infer rules of the forest Secret of plant geometry revealed: How plants set the angles …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Effects of interannual climate variability on tropical tree cover: Satellite data reveal how tropical ecosystems may respond to climate extremes

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Effects of interannual climate variability on tropical tree cover: Satellite data reveal how tropical ecosystems may respond to climate extremes Acidifying oceans could spell trouble for squid North Atlantic hurricane forecast predicts above-average season Microbial changes regulate function of entire ecosystems  The greatest place to be …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Pine beetle outbreak buffers watersheds from nitrate pollution

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Pine beetle outbreak buffers watersheds from nitrate pollution Surprising twist to protein misfolding discovered 4,000-year-old shaman’s stones discovered near Boquete, Panama Salmon runs boom, go bust over centuries ‘Bipolar’ marine bacteria discovered: Refutes ‘everything is everywhere’ idea Potential harvest of most fish stocks largely unrelated to …