‘Dark Oxygen’ In Pacific Depths Could Force Rethink About Origins Of Life

"In the total darkness of the depths of the Pacific Ocean, scientists have discovered oxygen being produced not by living organisms but by strange potato-shaped metallic lumps that give off almost as much electricity as AA batteries."

Source: AFP, 07/24/2024
July 24, 2024

Radioactive Waste Symposium: Growing Threats, Emerging Solutions

Hosted by the Samuel Lawrence Foundation in cooperation with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, panels will assess the current state of radioactive waste dangers at the San Onofre Generating Station (SONGS), in coastal areas of the U.S. and nationwide.​ 10am-5pm PT.


Sniffing Out Invasive Plant Species — Conservation Canines in Action

Plant species that take root outside their normal range and spread aggressively are wreaking havoc in ecosystems worldwide. But specially trained detection dogs are on the job, following their noses to find the invaders so they can be eradicated. Contributor Nancy Castaldo reports on a demo of this conservation tool by a scent-savvy Lab and his devoted handler.

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"How A Republican Election Sweep Could Transform U.S. Climate Policy"

"President Biden’s signature environmental actions could be reversed if the GOP takes control of the House, Senate and White House. The EPA and other agencies could see their budgets slashed."

Source: Washington Post, 07/19/2024

"Here’s What the Court’s Chevron Ruling Could Mean in Everyday Terms"

"The Supreme Court’s decision on Friday to limit the broad regulatory authority of federal agencies could lead to the elimination or weakening of thousands of rules on the environment, health care, worker protection, food and drug safety, telecommunications, the financial sector and more."

Source: NYTimes, 07/01/2024


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