Preserving a Giant Squid at The Museum of Natural History

Jonathan Ablett, Curator of Mollusks for the Natural History Museum in London, discusses how the museum received an intact giant squid specimen measuring over 8 meters in length. Ablett goes on to explain the challenges of preserving such a large specimen, and some of the sights and smells associated with the giant squid.   View article

Mexico Hurricane Patricia

México.- protection is important to emphasize that we can not skip hydrometerological concerns. The magnitude of this phenomenon we have never seen in this country, there is a history of hurricanes we’ve had in the country but none of the magnitude and this intensity, said the Director General of the National Water Commission (CONAGUA), Roberto […]

Bridging the information gap: making local governance more responsive

Adaptation Learning Highways is a strategic process that fosters information and knowledge exchange between communities, scientist, and policy makers to inform the decision-making process and make it more inclusive. By basing planned adaptation on autonomous community adaption it is hoped that planned adaptation will be more effective, targeted, and responsive to community needs. To do […]

GUEST EDITORIAL “Are Marvel Comics characters society’s current “Fix” for real world problems?” Robert Jay Ross, CCB, Boulder. Colorado

Guest Editor, Robert Ross, at CCB Boulder Colorado wrote an article called “Are Marvel Comics characters society’s current “Fix” for real world problems?”. Click here to download the pdf article of “Are Marvel Comics characters society’s current “Fix” for real world problems?”. With all the problems in the Middle East and elsewhere on the globe […]

Everybody is Somebody in the Zoo

Michael Glantz wrote a small children’s book called “Everybody is Somebody in the Zoo” with a moral that can be applied to anyone, “Be Yourself” at 2012. Click here to download the pdf version of “Everybody is somebody in the zoo”.

El Niño weather threat to Australia, Asia this year

AN EL Niño weather pattern, which can parch Australia and parts of Asia while bringing rain to South America, may occur in coming months, says Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology. International climate models surveyed by the bureau show Pacific Ocean temperatures approaching or exceeding El Niño thresholds in the austral winter, the forecaster said on Tuesday. […]