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Ecosystems
Targeted Wetland Restoration Efforts Could Cut Nitrogen Pollution in Half
wetland restoration
Ecosystems
Targeted Wetland Restoration Efforts Could Cut Nitrogen Pollution in Half
Researchers used computer models to evaluate wetland restoration scenarios and found that strategic wetland placement is the key to cleaning up water pollution.
February 21, 2021

Researchers used computer models to evaluate wetland restoration scenarios and found that strategic wetland placement is the key to cleaning up water pollution.

Ecology
Scientists Are Using Old Spy Satellite Photos to Study Ecological Change
ecological change
Ecology
Scientists Are Using Old Spy Satellite Photos to Study Ecological Change
Researchers are using new image processing techniques designed for drones to study declassified, Cold War spy satellite photos for ecological change.
December 30, 2020

Researchers are using new image processing techniques designed for drones to study declassified, Cold War spy satellite photos for ecological change.

Climate Crisis
Making It Rain with “Cloud Seeding”
cloud seeding
Climate Crisis
Making It Rain with “Cloud Seeding”
China is using cloud seeding to create rain where and when it’s needed. Will it try to use geoengineering to combat climate change next?
December 12, 2020

China is using cloud seeding to create rain where and when it’s needed. Will it try to use geoengineering to combat climate change next?

Virtual Reality
Building Trees in the Metaverse Might Actually Save the Forest
3d models of trees
Virtual Reality
Building Trees in the Metaverse Might Actually Save the Forest
NatureXR, a new collective, is the first to build 3D model trees, then have scientists certify them as "real” for virtual reality.
August 2, 2020

NatureXR, a new collective, is the first to build 3D model trees, then have scientists certify them as "real” for virtual reality.

Animals
Tracking Animals From the International Space Station
tracking animals
Animals
Tracking Animals From the International Space Station
The ICARUS project looks to use the International Space Station and special bio-loggers to begin tracking animals from space.
June 15, 2020

The ICARUS project looks to use the International Space Station and special bio-loggers to begin tracking animals from space.

The Sound of Science
Sifting Through Sound: Using Soundscapes to Understand Ecosystem Health
Sifting Through Sound: Using Soundscapes to Understand Ecosystem Health
The Sound of Science
Sifting Through Sound: Using Soundscapes to Understand Ecosystem Health
“Ecoacoustics” is an emerging field of research. Instead of chasing down isolated animal sounds, researchers are using all of the acoustic properties of a location to answer ecological questions.
October 25, 2019

“Ecoacoustics” is an emerging field of research. Instead of chasing down isolated animal sounds, researchers are using all of the acoustic properties of a location to answer ecological questions.

Seachange
Coral Reefs Are Dying, but Here’s Why There’s Still Hope
How to Save the Coral Reefs
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Seachange
Coral Reefs Are Dying, but Here’s Why There’s Still Hope
Coral reefs are the foundation of ocean life, and yet 50% of them have been lost. Here’s why coral reefs are dying and what one group is doing to stop it.
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By Jess Dais
September 24, 2019

In the face of a changing climate, coral reefs are dying all over the world. Coral reefs make up the foundation of ocean life, and yet 50% of them have been lost in the last three decades. Are coral reefs in danger of disappearing forever? A group of innovative researchers and divers is racing against the clock to save them.