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Translational Ecology
by James Clark in Environment
Tue Jan 21st, 2020

This week we have a “guest” blog by Professor James Clark of Duke University who serves as a Laureate for Make Our Planet Great Again (MOPGA), a program of France’s...

Translational Ecology
by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Mon Jan 13th, 2020

In recent years, we’ve been concerned about lead contamination in the environment—from leaded gasoline, leaded paints, lead pipes, lead solder, and emissions from smelters to the atmosphere—see https://blogs.nicholas.duke.edu/citizenscientist/plumbing-the-origins-of-lead-in-nature/...

Translational Ecology
by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Wed Jan 1st, 2020

What’s Out                                                            What’s In

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Peer Review                                           Executive Decree

Exxon Mobil                                           Greta Thunberg

Clean Water                                           Coal-ash Leaching

Hurricane Models                                 Black Sharpies

Chinook Salmon                                   Pebble Creek Mining

Bear’s Ears                                               Bold-face Lies

Cars in New York City                      Gondolas in...

Translational Ecology
by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Mon Dec 30th, 2019

Rising sea level from warming ocean temperatures and melting polar ice caps is an ongoing and well documented response to climate change. The City of Miami frequently experiences inundation by...

Translational Ecology
by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Sun Dec 1st, 2019

Last week brought us a report from the United Nations that indicates that the world’s nations are falling far short of the emissions reductions of carbon dioxide that were promised...

Translational Ecology
by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Tue Nov 19th, 2019

For years we have focused on tailpipes and factory smokestacks as the source of global warming gases in the atmosphere. But, recently various analyses have identified agriculture as an important...

Translational Ecology
by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Mon Nov 11th, 2019

Cement and concrete are essential to the construction of nearly all roads and buildings in the modern world. The production of these materials is responsible for substantial emissions of carbon...

Translational Ecology
by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Thu Oct 31st, 2019

This is a blog about environmental science—how it helps us understand the world around us and how it can be used to make decisions for better management and adaptation for...

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