February 27, 2004

Kincentric Ecology: Yumari

The Raramuri people of Mexico honor their kinship to the earth through song and dance.

February 26, 2004

Kincentric Ecology: Today

The culture of the Raramuri people is a model for a more sustainable way of life in our modern industrialized world.

February 25, 2004

Invertebrates: Importance

Tiny spineless creatures are crucial to the survival of entire ecosystems.

February 24, 2004

Invertebrates: The Consequence of Burning

In South Africa, researchers are finding that invertebrates are threatened by game preserve practices. This discovery could change the way that nature preserves are managed worldwide.

February 23, 2004

Sea Otters: Spring Birth

For sea otter pups in the Pacific ocean the challenges of survival begin at birth.

February 20, 2004

Amphibian Decline – New Species

Scientists are discovering new species of amphibians worldwide while the global populations of these creatures dwindle.

February 19, 2004

Amphibian Decline – Habitat Loss

Proliferation of human habitat has significantly contributed to the decline of amphibian populations.

February 18, 2004

Earthquakes & Pipelines – The Test

Scientists have simulated movements of earthquakes and landslides in a laboratory environment.

February 17, 2004

Earthquakes & Pipelines – Pipeline Bends

Researchers work to understand how pipelines are impacted during the extreme forces of an earthquake.

February 16, 2004

Earthquakes & Pipelines – Soil Liquefaction

Underground pipelines are vulnerable to the geological changes that occur during earthquakes.

February 13, 2004

Aging Whales: Underwater Advantage

Life underwater may be the fountain of youth for Bowhead whales.

February 12, 2004

Aging Whales: Amino Acids

Different types of amino acids give new clues to researchers studying the longevity of whales.

February 11, 2004

Aging Whales: Evidence of Age

Marine researchers now have evidence that Bowhead whales may be the longest living mammals on earth.

February 10, 2004

Kincentric Ecology – Breath

All of nature shares the same breath, so believe the Raramuri peoples of Mexico.

February 9, 2004

Kincentric Ecology – Language

The language of the Raramuri people is interwoven with the elements of nature.

February 6, 2004

Kincentric Ecology – Family

All of nature is kindred to the people of the Raramuri culture in Mexico.

February 5, 2004

Soil Litter – Unidentified Species

Biology’s latest frontier is as close as your own backyard.

February 4, 2004

Soil Litter – The Food Web

There’s a dense population under our feet that sustains life for us above the ground.

February 3, 2004

Soil Litter – Soil As Living Skin

Soil is bio-dynamic: it has the capacity to filter pollutants and transform elements into organic matter.

February 2, 2004

Soil Litter – Temperate Zones

Climatic variances and geological history determine the biological make-up of soil.