Environment

Field trips of the future?

21/10/2017 0

Virtual reality has nothing on nature. Just ask the UC Santa Barbara students who one recent day trekked to a forest before dawn to listen to a chorus of early birds. They had hiked into […]

Environment

Living mulch builds profits, soil.

19/10/2017 0

Living mulch functions like mulch on any farm or garden except — it’s alive. No, it’s not out of the latest horror movie; living mulch is a system farmers can use to benefit both profits […]

Environment

Salmon sex linked to geological change.

19/10/2017 0

It turns out that sex can move mountains. A Washington State University researcher has found that the mating habits of salmon can alter the profile of stream beds, affecting the evolution of an entire watershed. […]