NOAA to work with 10 nations to address illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing and stem the bycatch of protected species

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

NOAA to work with 10 nations to address illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing and stem the bycatch of protected species Six previously identified nations take corrective actions   As part of its overall efforts to ensure that the U.S. fishing industry isn’t undermined by unsustainable or illegal activities, NOAA today …

Wildfires light up western Australia

Ethical Markets Earth Systems Science

Wildfires light up western Australia Posted: 07 Dec 2012 02:45 PM PST Careful observers of the new “Black Marble” images of Earth at night released this week by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have noticed bright areas in the western part of Australia that are largely uninhabited. …

Of mice and melodies: Research on language gene seeks to uncover the origins of the singing mouse

kristy Earth Systems Science

Of mice and melodies: Research on language gene seeks to uncover the origins of the singing mouse Posted: 10 Aug 2012 04:37 PM PDT Singing mice are unique rodents that use song to communicate. An important underlying gene that is thought to influence the singing behavior is a transcription factor …