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2012-10-05 14:29:50

Dramatic shifts in the planet's climate and geography over millions of years changed the course of evolutionary history for conifer trees.

2012-09-21 23:01:22

Monique Walton and Andia Winslow, filmmakers of “Still Black, at Yale”, will be on hand at a special screening at GateWay Community College on October 3. Phoenix,

Diseased Trees Are A New Source Of Climate Gas
2012-08-08 10:03:49

A new study from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies asserts that diseased trees may be a significant new source of methane gas that causes climate change.

Sustainable Future: Alternative Energy Source From Rivers Flowing Into Oceans
2012-07-29 09:23:05

Wind, hydroelectric, and solar power currently dominate the renewable power sector, but a new process could usher in a new genre of electric power-generating stations.

Species Interactions Could Be Affected By Global Warming
2012-06-23 09:06:42

Yale and University of Connecticut researchers report that more extinctions will take place due to global warming should "scientists fail to account for interactions among species in their models."


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.