We learned how primates and other mammals exhibit moral behaviors and other traits commonly thought to be uniquely human, how consuming red meat shortens our lives, and how contemporary culture has changed the way our children experience the natural world.
Recognizing that its only a matter of time before we discover an extrasolar, Earth-like planet where the temperature is “just right” for liquid water, we gained a better appreciation for the water cycle here on Earth.
On Ecology Campus, we learned how genetic engineering is being applied to algae as an alternative fuel source, sat in on an interview with renowned wildlife activist Paul Watson, and through some shocking statistics, came to better understand the modern world we share.
Here at Ecology Today, we breathed a collective sigh of relief as a powerful earthquake in the Indian Ocean struck without causing major damage in a region that suffered devastating losses only 7 years ago.
We questioned how prepared we are for water threats related to global climate change, tracked ocean debris from the tsunami that devastated Japan last year, and recommitted ourselves to making a difference through a “Billion Acts of Green.”
An international feud is breaking out over aviation emissions, while on the outskirts of Manilla, a community experiment in hydroponics has proven so successful that it’s going to be replicated elsewhere in the Philippines.