This week from the NASA Earth Observatory

February 1, 2010

Here’s what’s going on at the NASA Earth Observatory, brought to you by Fred Beyer at EarthSciTeach. World of Change: Yellow River Delta Once free to wander up and down the coast of the North China Plain, the Yellow River … Continued

Win education travel fellowships from EarthWatch

January 28, 2010

BY DAVID BARGER As Mark Twain famously remarked, “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” In today’s world of war and unrest, it is not hard to see that we all could use a little less of these things … Continued

Living Galapagos explores balance between man and nature

January 26, 2010

BY JASON DON FORSYTHE Ever since Charles Darwin published On the Origins of Species 150 years ago, the Galapagos Islands have always been of particular interests to scientist and environmentalist alike. Back then the diversity of species as they evolved … Continued

Keep track of climate issues at Climate 1-Stop

January 20, 2010

BY DAVID BARGER If you live anywhere near me, you have probably heard the following during the last few weeks, “Yikes, is it cold out!”  A month or so earlier, you probably heard “Yikes, is it wet out!”  Preceded by … Continued

Examine energy issues at Powering a Nation

October 7, 2009

BY BILL FERRIS America runs on electricity. And coal, and wind power, and hydroelectric, and Dunkin Donuts. Powering a Nation, a multimedia project from the University of North Carolina School of Journalism and Mass Communication, looks at the cost of … Continued

Once again, into the maelstrom, via social media

September 15, 2009

BY NICK YINGLING If Friday’s post didn’t instill in you a healthy fear and respect for hurricanes, I don’t know what will. Okay, so maybe I’m inflating my writing skills, but I hope it was useful. I promise that this … Continued