spacer
 
Advanced Search
Astrobiology Magazine Facebook  Astrobiology Magazine Twitter
Sort by  
Hot Topic Solar System Earth Biosphere
 
Genetic Engineering and Human Intervention: Part III
Topic: Biosphere
12/29/02
Interview (Part III) with Andrew Knoll, Harvard paleobiologist, about the role of human intervention in shaping the global biosphere: "We just need to recognize that we live in a world where local actions sometimes have large reactions.

Biodiversity: Interview with Andrew Knoll Part I
Topic: Biosphere
12/21/02
Harvard's Andrew Knoll, esteemed paleontologist, and Berkeley's Norman Myers, renowned conservation biologist, published a colloquium paper in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences last year entitled, "The Biotic Crisis and the Future of Evolution."

Digital Zookeepers Take a Census
Topic: Biosphere
06/02/02
Cataloguing the taxonomy of an entire planet's history, a 'digital zoo' holds great promise for resolving century-old debates about how the Earth got to be such a rich spawning ground for life's diversity.

Biological Diversity: Fact or Artifact?
Topic: Biosphere
06/02/02
It's one of the biggest questions of biology. How did biodiversity change after the 'Cambrian explosion' 540 million years ago?

Evolution's Slow Recovery
Topic: Biosphere
06/02/02
The biosphere bounces back from mass extinctions with the origin of new species.

The Great Dying
Topic: Biosphere
02/12/02
250 million years ago something unknown wiped out most life on our planet. Now scientists are finding buried clues to the mystery inside tiny capsules of cosmic gas. earthshine.html

Digital Zookeepers Take a Census
Topic: Biosphere
02/01/02
Cataloguing the taxonomy of an entire planet's history, a 'digital zoo' holds great promise for resolving century-old debates about how the Earth got to be such a rich spawning ground for life's diversity.

Photosynthesis: Take It or Leave It
Topic: Biosphere
10/17/01
A serendipitous examination of ocean waters last year brought a big surprise for a team of US and Canadian scientists, a surprise that's causing marine ecologists to rethink the details of how ocean ecosystems function.

A Greener Planetary Greenhouse
Topic: Biosphere
09/14/01
In recent years Earth-orbiting satellites have seen plants growing more vigorously than usual over northern parts of our planet.

Guerrero Negro
Topic: Biosphere
08/24/01
Guerrero Negro is a popular destination for ecotourists to gaze at the gray whales, but scientists go to investigate an ecosystem that hold important clues to what life was like on early Earth.

Previous  | 5  | 6  | 7  | 8  | 9  | 10  | 11  | 12  | 13  | 14 | 15  | Next  
About Us
Contact Us
Links
Sitemap
Podcast Rss Feed
Daily News Story RSS Feed
Latest News Story RSS Feed
Learn more about RSS
Chief Editor & Executive Producer: Helen Matsos
Copyright © 2014, Astrobio.net