There’s definitely a paradigm shift taking place. When I was an undergrad ecology major we were still learning that all of the old soil carbon was ‘humus’ basically described as a mess of indigestible, aromatic compounds. In grad school I studied deep tropical soils from a Puerto Rican forest and we learned that all… Read more
honestly not a criticism i expected but points for creativity
Thanks, this has been fixed!
I really mean it. I think the key to saving humanity—at least in its current form as bipedal, oxygen-breathing primates—is always going to be sustaining the Earth. Space habs could maybe offer a very temporary stopgap in the event of some huge cataclysm, but even then I imagine the key to our survival will be… Read more
Electric flying cars that charge off the bridge? https://earther.gizmodo.com/scientists-dream-of-a-future-where-flying-cars-fight-cl-1833915708
Hello, editor here. The ppm/ppb discrepancy was completely my fault and the consequence of attempting to edit after three hours of coaching college kids on science writing without sufficient caffeine. It has been fixed.
hmm good point. will rethink wording next time!
Michael is continuing to swirl into the far southeastern corner of Alabama and southwest Georgia at a fairly rapid clip. In its 5pm advisory the National Hurricane Center downgraded Michael to a Category 3, which is to say, this is still an extremely powerful and dangerous storm. Michael is expected to continue… Read more