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News Feature: Putting fossils to work in hopes of restoration

John Carey, Science Writer

August 15, 2017 114 (33)

Paleo detective work is at the core of an emerging field called conservation paleobiology. Its researchers hope to stem the loss of species and ecosystems in a rapidly changing world. Image courtesy of Karl Flessa (University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ) and reproduced from ref. 6.

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Inner Workings: Climate change complicates fisheries modeling and management

Gayathri Vaidyanathan, Science Writer

August 8, 2017 114 (32)

Much of the data is not encouraging. But if governments can manage their coastal resources well, fisheries globally could rebound despite climate trends. Image courtesy of Shutterstock/Rich Carey.

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Opinion: Finding the plot in science storytelling in hopes of enhancing science communication

Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen L. Macknik

August 1, 2017 114 (31)

Simply providing more information about a given issue won’t necessarily change minds. Using narrative can help communicate science to nonexperts. Image courtesy of Dave Cutler (artist).



The Deep Hot Biosphere after 25 years
John Spear discusses the legacy of Thomas Gold’s “Deep Hot Biosphere” hypothesis. Image courtesy of NASA/Apollo 17 crew.

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