With the holidays behind us, the Conservancy is already bursting with excitement for the new year! And, as usual, we’ve collected just a small sample of articles for your reading pleasure…and one quiz to finally determine which bird you are!
Bricks Alive! Scientists Create Living Concrete
NYTimes | January 15, 2020 | Amos Zeeberg
For centuries, builders have been making concrete roughly the same way: by mixing hard materials…hoping it stays fixed for a long time. Now, an interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Colorado, Boulder, has created a rather different kind of concrete — one that is alive and can even reproduce…read more.
What Bird Are You?!
Cornell Ornithology Lab | 2016 |
Ever wonder what bird might represent your personality? Well wonder no more…read more!
Plastic Bags Have Lobbyists. They’re Winning.
To take on a global and well-heeled industry, U.S. environmentalists have adopted a strategy of winning hyper-local grassroots victories to build momentum to ban the bag and other plastics…read more.