In Lifestyle, Betsy Crowfoot led us on a tour of Costa Rica’s magnificent Selva Verde Lodge – a pioneer in sustainable, eco-tourism located on a 500-acre wildlife preserve.
In Science and Technology, we watched spellbound as Angela Belcher from MIT described how biological processes and structures can be combined with nanotechnology to grow useful products such as fuels, batteries and solar cells.
In Microscopic World, Mikhaila Stettler shed light on new research that looks at the human body, not as an individual organism, but as a microbial ecosystem.
In ecoTipping, Lisa Rosen shared the remarkable story of Sara Bayles, who has single-handedly collected 809 lbs of trash from the Santa Monica beach.
Kicking off the New Year on a healthy note, guest contributor Dr. Weil reminded us of the benefits of aerobic exercise.
Here at Ecology Today, we learned about silkworms capable of spinning silk as strong as spiders, trembled at the unintended consequences of fracking in Ohio, took in the first major meteor shower of 2012, followed the fourth installment of Betsy Crowfoot’s series on St. Eustatius, and dared to envision a great transition to a more sustainable world.
Water-powered clock, one of five new eco-clocks available at Shop Ecology.
On Ecology Campus, we’re reminded that the application deadline for The International Agricultural Internship Program(IAIP) is fast approaching.
And Shop Ecology introduced five, very cool eco-clocks powered by the sun, plain water — even fruit! Be sure to check them out if you haven’t already.
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