Is the terrifying picture of global warming a myth? There’s increasing evidence it isn’t quite what we’ve been led to believe, and more people are thinking that it may not be a problem after all. Writing a blog post for Forbes Magazine, James Taylor, who is president of a right-wing political foundation, debunks some … Continue reading Is Global Warming just a Myth?
Over the last 150 years, more than 95 percent of the natural habitat in California’s Central Valley has been replaced by farms and ranches. As a result, native wildlife populations have declined. Today, California has the challenge of recovering these species, and the ecosystems on which they depend, while maintaining productive agricultural lands. The Environmental … Continue reading Central Valley Habitat Exchange
Picture this: A lovely green pasture, full of California cows, here to provide milk, cheese and butter to a grateful state. But the state is concerned about their flatulence. Yes, cows are gassy, they stink and draw flies. But now their flatulence is creating air pollution issues, according to the scientists. So picture those … Continue reading Got Gas?
The recent history of the Monarch butterfly is a story of applied science. The eastern Monarch makes a grand journey from central Mexico to Canada, then back to Mexico. What is truly amazing about it is that it takes several generations - the butterfly that travels to central Mexico is the great-grandchild of the … Continue reading Science: working together to save the amazing Monarchs