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A Conservation Group That Loves Farmers and Ranchers

By   /  February 13, 2017  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on A Conservation Group That Loves Farmers and Ranchers

Since it’s Valentine’s Day, here’s a little love for all our readers.

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Better Than Circling the Wagons

By   /  February 6, 2017  /  Consider This  /  1 Comment

Circle the wagons… An expression “…traditionally used by 19th century American settlers traveling to the West in convoys of Conestoga wagons. When faced with attack, such as by hostile Native American tribes, the travelers would rapidly form a circle out of their wagons, bringing the [vulnerable]… to the center of the circle….This tactic was popularly […]

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Herbivores Might Save Coral Reefs

By   /  January 30, 2017  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on Herbivores Might Save Coral Reefs

We know that well-managed grazing can help maintain rangelands and wildlife habitat. Turns out grazing is important for coral reef survival too.

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A Really Big Graphic Gives Perspective On Earth’s Temperature

By   /  January 23, 2017  /  Consider This  /  3 Comments

The average temperature on earth has always had its ups and downs. Changes in the tilt of the earth’s axis, volcanic activity, changes in solar activity and more have all helped make the planet warmer and colder over time. During the Paleocene Earth was so warm that crocodiles swam above the Arctic Circle. Just 20,000 […]

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Re-engineering the White Footed Mouse to Prevent Lyme Disease

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on Re-engineering the White Footed Mouse to Prevent Lyme Disease

Dr. Kevin Esvelt is exploring a new solution to the problem of Lyme disease, and a new idea about transparency in the research process.

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