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Archive: Science & Technology

23 Jul 2015

With Camera Drones, New Tool For Viewing and Saving Nature

by DIANE TOOMEY
Filmmaker Thomas Lennon says camera drones have opened up dramatic new possibilities for seeing the natural world and inspiring the public to protect it. In an e360 interview, he talks about how his drone video from the Delaware River illustrates the potential of this new technology. READ MORE

13 Jul 2015

Resilience: A New Conservation Strategy for a Warming World

by JIM ROBBINS
As climate change puts ecosystems and species at risk, conservationists are turning to a new approach: preserving those landscapes that are most likely to endure as the world warms. READ MORE

09 Jul 2015

How Can We Make People Care About Climate Change?

by RICHARD SCHIFFMAN
Norwegian psychologist Per Espen Stoknes has studied why so many people have remained unconcerned about climate change. In a Yale Environment 360 interview, he talks about the psychological barriers to public action on climate and how to overcome them. READ MORE

17 Jun 2015

Cloning a Mammoth: Science Fiction or Conservation Tool?

by DIANE TOOMEY
Biologist Beth Shapiro has published a new book that looks at the many questions – both technical and ethical – surrounding any attempt to revive extinct species. In a Yale Environment 360 interview, she explains why she believes new genetic technology could benefit critical ecosystems. READ MORE

15 Jun 2015

Beyond the Perfect Drought: California’s Real Water Crisis

by GLEN MACDONALD
The record-breaking drought in California is not chiefly the result of low precipitation. Three factors – rising temperatures, groundwater depletion, and a shrinking Colorado River – mean the most populous U.S. state will face decades of water shortages and must adapt. READ MORE

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23 Jul 2015: With Camera Drones, New Tool For Viewing and Saving Nature

17 Jul 2015: 2014 Set Multiple Global Climate Records, NOAA Analysis Concludes

15 Jul 2015: 'Buckyballs' May Be Able to Capture Carbon Dioxide, Research Finds

10 Jul 2015: Deeper Ocean Waters Have Absorbed Much of Excess Atmospheric Heat

09 Jul 2015: Bird Fatalities at Wind Facilities Can Be Prevented With New Model, Study Says

09 Jul 2015: Interview: How to Get People To Care About Climate Change

07 Jul 2015: Self-Driving Taxis Could Spur Major Cuts in Carbon Emissions, Study Says

29 Jun 2015: Rain Harvesting Could Provide Major Economic Benefit in India, Study Finds

25 Jun 2015: Photo Gallery: Scenes From The Golden Age of Animal Tracking

24 Jun 2015: Global Fine Particle Pollution On the Rise Despite Regional Improvements


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