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An Icy Answer to the Mystery of the Moving Death Valley Stones

published about 5 hours ago
An Icy Answer to the Mystery of the Moving Death Valley Stones
At last, researchers have figured out the phenomenon known as the “sailing stones,” and the trails they leave, in the desert.

Dot Earth Blog: The Role of Social Media in Wiping Out Passenger Pigeons, and Conserving Species Now

published about 5 hours ago
Dot Earth Blog: The Role of Social Media in Wiping Out Passenger Pigeons, and Conserving Species Now
Social media helped push the passenger pigeon to extinction. Now they may help forestall some species’ vanishing.

Biologist Climbs High to Prove Hypothesis About Trees

published about 5 hours ago
Biologist Climbs High to Prove Hypothesis About Trees
A 20-year quest to prove a longstanding hypothesis about how nutrients are transported may come to an end thanks to tiny needles that probe leaves 40 feet up an oak tree.

Dot Earth Blog: Politics-Minded Marine Group Targets ‘Ocean Enemy #1’

published about 7 hours ago
Dot Earth Blog: Politics-Minded Marine Group Targets ‘Ocean Enemy #1’
An ocean conservation group dives into the gritty world of congressional politics.

Dot Earth Blog: Is Rational Water Management Finally Emerging in Dry California?

published about 9 hours ago
Dot Earth Blog: Is Rational Water Management Finally Emerging in Dry California?
California legislators, and farmers, begin to adjust well-drilling practices to suit a drier reality.