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Global warming has changed the Great Barrier Reef ‘forever,’ scientists say

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Chris Mooney
Global warming - coral reef - fish habitat - ocean
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Two years after a long-lasting undersea heat wave scalded large sections of the Great Barrier Reef, scientists have found that because so many corals died, much of the reef has probably been altered “forever.”

“What we just experienced is one hell of a natural selection event,” said Terry Hughes, director of the Australian Research Council Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University in Queensland. ... Read more about Global warming has changed the Great Barrier Reef ‘forever,’ scientists say

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Algae Poised to Power Future Fuel Cells

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Sustainable Brands
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Image credit: World Energy Foundation

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have developed a new algae-powered fuel cell that is five times more efficient than existing plant and algal models. Both cost-effective and practical to use, scientists expect the fuel cell to bring algal-based systems one step closer to practical implementation. ... Read more about Algae Poised to Power Future Fuel Cells

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Opinion: Mapping out the future of humanitarian response

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Tyler Radford
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Members of the Malawi Red Cross Society and Netherlands Red Cross conduct a field mapping in Malawi. Photo by: Missing Maps Project ... Read more about Opinion: Mapping out the future of humanitarian response

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Beau Beljean

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Beau Beljean

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Real Time Energy Scheduling Supervisor with ZGlobal Inc

Beau Beljean, Real Time Energy Scheduling Supervisor with ZGlobal Inc in El Centro, CA heads a team of real time power marketers managing a portfolio of more than 1,500 MW of renewable energy, including scheduling for the City of Anaheim .  His engineering background, interning GENI in 2012 as part of Master’s degree of Science in Renewable Energy has also allowed him to cross functionally coordinate all phases of development and construction of close to 250MW of utility scale solar PV resources located in California’s Imperial Valley. ... Read more about Beau Beljean

Murray Jennex

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Murray Jennex

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Associate Professor - MIS, SDSU Nuclear Engineer

Murray E. Jennex is an associate professor at San Diego State University, editor in chief of the International Journal of Knowledge Management, editor in chief of Idea Group Publishing's Knowledge Management book series, co-editor in chief of the International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, and president of the Foundation for Knowledge Management (LLC). He holds a B.A. in chemistry and physics from William Jewell College, an M.B.A. and an M.S. in software engineering from National University, an M.S. in telecommunications management and a Ph.D. ... Read more about Murray Jennex