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GOES-16/17 Virtual Science Fair Seeking Entries From Students

by Margaret Mooney, CIMSS NOAA’s Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS) in Madison Wisconsin is pleased to announce a virtual science fair for...

‘Extinct’ Galapagos giant tortoise rediscovered 100 years later | MNN

An adult female Fernandina giant tortoise (Chelonoidis phantasticus) was spotted on Ferndandina Island Feb. 17, the Ecuadorian government reports. This was the first...

You know it’s winter when it snows in the desert | MNN

It's been a strange winter, with a polar vortex and other storm systems popping up across the country. The ice and snow even found...

Obama Presidential Center faces legal challenge from park preservationists

The TreeHugger view is that hey, we like trees, and parks are precious, especially when they are designed by the likes of Frederick...

Al Gore Says Ralph Northam Can Atone For Blackface Scandal By Opposing Gas Pipeline

8:32 AM 02/20/2019 | Energy Michael Bastasch | Energy EditorFormer Vice President Al Gore said Democratic Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam can fulfill his “racial...

The history of the Shirley Temple | MNN

Non-alcoholic cocktails are having their day, and I would love to see today's well-balanced, zero-proof cocktails stick around and be more than simply...

Owl trapped in a soccer net takes flight again | MNN

The snowy owl's first attempt to get back into the air didn't go particularly well. At Shades of Hope Wildlife Refuge, a big part...

One mom dishes on the challenge of feeding everyone different things

The latest edition of 'How to feed a family' is familiar territory for many families – how to keep everyone happy.Welcome to the...

Could wool fibers replace glass fibers in FRP?

In New Zealand, surfboard maker Paul Barron has developed a new wild and wooly composite.A few years ago, New Zealand surfboard maker Paul...

Shocker: study shows past forest fires occurred mainly in humid, warm periods

Researchers at the University of Bonn used drill cores to trace back the fires of the past 600,000 years – favorable climate induced growth promoting...