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Love in the Time of Ebola

By photosearth / May 28, 2015

Love in the Time of Ebola Overpopulation, ecosystem loss, climate change, and Ebola itself are all growing exponentially. The human family must come together now to stop Ebola in West Africa or risk a global pandemic that could potentially kill billions – even as we commit post-Ebola to solving the disease’s root causes of rainforest […]

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Seismology and Resilient Infrastructure: An Interview with Domniki Asimaki

By photosearth / May 28, 2015

  News Writer: Jessica Stoller-Conrad Credit: Lance Hayashida/Caltech Office of Strategic Communications Building homes and other solid structures on a dynamic, changing earth can be a very big challenge. Since we can’t prevent an earthquake or a tsunami from happening, scientists strive to understand the impacts of these forces, and structural engineers try to build […]

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The Fells in Newbury, New Hampshire

By photosearth / May 28, 2015

Basheer Tome/Flickr. From The Nature Conservancy. The Fells, also known as the Hay Estate, was originally the summer home of John Milton Hay, a 19th-century American statesman. It is located in Newbury, New Hampshire, on New Hampshire Route 103A, 2.2 mi (3.5 km) north of its junction with New Hampshire Route 103. A Slice of […]

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EcoInternet Achieves Non-Profit Status, Needs Your Support

By photosearth / May 27, 2015

Dear Earth loving colleagues, I am thrilled to report that EcoInternet has gained 501c3 non-profit status, and as such you donations may be tax-deductible (backdated to March 2014). Never has there been a better time to support EcoInternet’s unique brand of biocentric advocacy than now at: http://www.climateark.org/shared/donate/ This good news reflects EcoInternet’s continuing ascent as […]

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Don L. Anderson

By photosearth / May 27, 2015

1933–2014 News Writer:  Kathy Svitil Don L. Anderson, the Eleanor and John R. McMillan Professor of Geophysics, Emeritus, passed away on December 2, 2014. He was 81 years old. Anderson’s work helped advance our understanding of the composition, structure, and dynamics of Earth and Earth-like planets. He was a pioneer in the use of seismic […]

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Using Radar Satellites to Study Icelandic Volcanoes and Glaciers

By photosearth / May 27, 2015

News Writer:  Kimm Fesenmaier This Landsat 8 image, acquired on September 6, 2014, is a false-color view of the Holuhraun lava field north of Vatnajökull glacier in Iceland. The image combines shortwave infrared, near infrared, and green light to distinguish between cooler ice and steam and hot extruded lava. The Bárðarbunga caldera, visible in the […]

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ALERT! Protect Woodlark Island’s Pacific Rainforests and Indigenous Forest Gardens from Corrupt Logging

By photosearth / May 26, 2015

Loggers threaten habitat of adorable Woodlark cuscus TAKE ACTION to protect Woodlark’s special Pacific lowland island rainforests. Non-profit EcoInternet needs to raise $ 5,000 to continue operating – please donate now. Woodlark Island – a small Pacific Island in Papua New Guinea (PNG), covering some 80,000 hectares of biodiverse rainforest, and containing a largely intact […]

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Fred Raichlen

By photosearth / May 26, 2015

1932–2014 News Writer:  Douglas Smith Fred Raichlen, professor of civil and mechanical engineering at Caltech, in an undated photo. Credit: Caltech Archives Fredric (“Fred”) Raichlen, professor emeritus of civil and mechanical engineering at Caltech, passed away on December 13, 2014. He was 82 years old. Raichlen was an expert on the mechanics of tsunamis, the waves […]

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