The Coming Global Forest Regrowth

Guest essay by Steve Goreham Last month, Pope Francis visited Peru and spoke about preserving the biodiversity of the Amazon rain forest. For decades, environmental groups have lamented the shrinking of world forests. But trends now point to a coming regrowth of global forests. Deforestation has long been an important environmental issue. President Theodore Roosevelt…

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I’ve been invited by NASA to attend

People send me stuff. A few weeks ago, I got an email inviting me to apply for NASA press credentials at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center for the launch of GOES-S advanced Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-S on March 1st. …A recent tweet from NOAA about the upcoming launch: Can you feel it? The excitement, it's in…

Science magazine does Politics

Guest Opinion by Kip Hansen Science, the journal, is beginning to go the way of the magazine Scientific American, in that it is beginning to become an oxymoron all by itself, as SciAm did in the Forrest Mims scandal.  Science Magazine has turned itself into Politics-uber-Science. In today’s email of Science News, comes this article…