Clearing the Air

A Scripps researcher hopes to demonstrate that improving developing world cooking methods could slow global warming and improve public health along the way

Flight of the Dragons

Using DNA, Scripps researchers unlock the evolutionary path of Australia's seadragons.

Stabilize and Then Reduce Population

submitted by: GrowthBuster

Efforts to create a cleaner, healthier, safer world will be erased by the impacts of consumption and population growth - unless we stop chasing MORE and begin embracing LESS. This video promotes the concept that a better future is possible in a world in which couples make responsible family size decisions and policy-makers adopt informed, sustainable population policies.

Greening the University

submitted by: jgrosvenor
The need for sustainability within the university has been apparent for some while now; however it is only recently that this need has been seriously addressed in campus planning. This paper investigates the various approaches to sustainable practices within the university, and further examines the specific challenges and obstacles to the implementation of these practices. Also explored is the new type of collaboration between the sustainability institute and campus planning departments...

University of Maine Spatial Information Research 1: Michael Worboys

submitted by: spatial

This is a short summary of the current research interests of Professor Michael Worboys of the Department of Spatial Information Science and Engineering.

Seething History

A Scripps team captures gases emitted from Iceland's volcanoes to plumb the island's geologic roots and address hot scientific debates.