ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Earth’s wobble ‘fixes’ dinner for marine organisms

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science, Nature/Biomimicry

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Earth’s wobble ‘fixes’ dinner for marine organisms Posted: 13 Sep 2013 04:51 PM PDT The cyclic wobble of the Earth on its axis controls the production of a nutrient essential to the health of the ocean, according to a new study. The discovery of factors …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Climate change will upset vital ocean chemical cycles

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Climate change will upset vital ocean chemical cycles Posted: 08 Sep 2013 10:57 AM PDT New research shows that rising ocean temperatures will upset natural cycles of carbon dioxide, nitrogen and phosphorus. Plankton plays an important role in the ocean’s carbon cycle by removing half of …

BIOMIMICRY, Innovation Inspired by Nature by Janine M. Benyus

Ethical Markets - R Books and Reviews, Nature/Biomimicry

  Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature Review by Alan F Kay  Biomimicry by Janine Benyus deals with the clear and fascinating, yet little understood and vast, reality of the processes of life and living beings. The book summarizes these ideas this way: Virtually all living creatures: plants, animals, microbes, etc., …

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

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

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 …

Perspectives for a sustainable development of Nordic aquaculture

Jay Owen Sustainability News

Perspectives for a sustainable development of Nordic aquaculture The Paban-Report     (click the picture to access the report or go to http://www.norden.org/en/publications/publikationer/2013-546)   Aquaculture is one of the fastest growing production sectors and the value of aquaculture is now about to surpass the value of capture fisheries. Among the Nordic …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Nitrogen has key role in estimating carbon dioxide emissions from land use change

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Nitrogen has key role in estimating carbon dioxide emissions from land use change Something’s fishy in the tree of life: Largests and most comprehensive studies of fish phylogeny After major earthquake: A global murmur, then unusual silence Research harnesses solar-powered proteins to filter harmful antibiotics from …