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Epic Mission 31 Night Dive Unlocks Secrets Of “Inner Space” (videos)

Underwater habitat at Aquarius Reef Base (photo provided to Flickr courtesy of Stephen Frink, www.stephenfrink.com/) On July 2, 2014, ocean scientists who have spent the last 31 days living in an ocean-floor habitat 63 feet underwater will decompress and return to the surface. They’ve been down there on “Mission 31” intensively studying ocean acidification and climate […]

July 1st

Global Warming and Environmental Politics News of the Week

Here’s some of the biggest global warming and environmental politics news and commentary from the last week or so, along with some fun cartoons. Rocket Fuel in Our Water? The inspiration for the cartoon above, among other things: information that there is rocket fuel (or a component of it) in water supplies across the U.S. […]

February 6th

TED Talk: Hans Rosling on Global Population Growth

The key to achieving sustainable, global population growth, according to Doctor Hans Rosling in a recent TED Talk, is raising the standard of living of the world’s poor. But, isn’t a higher living standard correlated with increased use of energy and raw materials (the ‘factor 32’ effect) and thus bad for the planet? While the […]

July 18th

Top 5 Reasons why Space Exploration is Important for the World

  July 20th, 2009 was the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11’s historic flight to the moon, where astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first human beings to walk on the moon. 40 years ago, space flight inspired such awe that astronauts were hailed as heroes and celebrities by men, women, and children alike. […]

July 26th

My Search for an Entry-Level Green Job, Part One

Hello, my name is Michael. I am a new writer here at Planetsave and I will be spending my first couple months documenting my personal search for a green job amidst America’s growing economic hardship. I am in a good position to find a job, or so I hope. I graduated a few months ago […]

October 28th