Environment

How Microbes Can Mine Rocks In Space (And How It Could Save Earth)

Mining is a messy process. It takes a lot of effort to break open rocks to get the materials needed to keep our current technological level on earth. The march of technology has produced some massive leaps and bounds in communication and quality of life i ...

Article - Mark Pierce - Sep 6 2021 - 9:02pm

Activists Who Spent 40 Years Blocking Water Projects Now Say They're Unneeded Or They'd Have Been Built

In the midst of wildfires that occur with more severity because environmentalists block responsible logging and tree management in California, environmentalists who have blocked water infrastructure now say we don't need the infrastructure voters pass ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Sep 7 2021 - 5:11pm

Early Earth's Oxygen Buildup May Be Due To Longer Days

Earth shifted from an anaerobic atmosphere to an aerobic one early in its life. However, for a long time, the question as to how it got there was still unresolved. ...

Article - Mark Pierce - Sep 9 2021 - 8:06pm

Honeybees Have Increased 85% In The Last 60 Years

A new analysis finds that if there ever was a "Beepocalypse", it hasn't been during this century. A new analysis using data since 1961 found that the number of managed honey bee colonies has risen by 85% since 1961. Managed colonies are the ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Sep 22 2021 - 11:32am