Agroecology: An Innovative Way of Farming Led by Cuba facing Climate Change

Agroecology: An Innovative Way of Farming Led by Cuba facing Climate Change

Sophia Falco, Contributor

June 20, 2017


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Cuba, much like the rest of the planet, is under direct threat from climate change. Sea levels, which are rising at an alarming rate due to human activity, as well as extreme weather, are all serious threats to crops. Largely to blame is human activity and the burning of fossil fuels. According to t...

When A Certain Uncertainty Means Certainty: The Failure of Scientists to Communicate Effectively

When A Certain Uncertainty Means Certainty: The Failure of Scientists to Communicate Effectively

Bernadette De Zoysa, Contributor

June 14, 2017


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A physicist will be quick to point out that speed and velocity are not at all the same thing even though Merriam-Webster declares these words synonymous. When an ecologist uses the word cosmopolitan they are most likely referring to the broad distribution on an ecosystem and not a sophisticated global ...

Phish ‘n’ Chips: Some Attacks Have Little Defense in Cyber Security

Phish ‘n’ Chips: Some Attacks Have Little Defense in Cyber Security

William Robertson, Senior Editor

May 23, 2017


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The notorious “hackings” that intelligence experts believe Russia perpetrated in order to push Trump into the White House brought into public consciousness the issues of cyber security. Although the bulk of the attack was carried out through bona fide hacking attempts by sophisticated Russian agents...

Illustrating Anthropocene Impacts with Abstract Mathematics

Illustrating Anthropocene Impacts with Abstract Mathematics

Ronnie Miller, Senior Editor

April 14, 2017


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Let me paint a picture in your mind. Once upon a time, the major influencers on our planet were astronomical forcings, geophysical forcings, and internal dynamics. Throughout time, the three major influencers have all caused, independently, five mass extinctions on our planet. However, all of a sudde...

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