Earth Month at Biosphere 2. Today we introduced 5,000 hermit crabs into the ocean biome. First species introduction in the UA-led era (2007-present). Thanks to all who came and helped!
A hermit crab skitters across the rocks at the foot of a spiny cactus. On the shoreline, the waning tide has revealed a series of pools occupied by urchins and starfish.
Smog From Asia Makes Storms Stronger: goo.gl/BDHC0E
Everyone wants to send people to Mars these days. Dutch spaceflight nonprofits, President Obama, and Buzz Aldrin have discussed plans to put humans on the red planet in the next few decades. But what happens when they get there? Will they go crazy? Read: http://goo.gl/gBo9sW
We are celebrating Earth Month each weekend in April…check out all the fun stuff happening and come for a visit!
Salamanders in the southern Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee, North Carolina, and Virginia have gotten smaller over the past 50 years due to increasing temperatures in their habitats, a new study has concluded. It’s the first confirmation that climate change can alter body size, a connection that had only been hypothesized in the past, and one of the fastest studied responses to changing temperatures on record. More: http://goo.gl/wEV4Rl
This awesome Hyper Filter skyscraper soaks up greenhouse gases and exhales fresh air! More: http://bit.ly/1hbg8b5