from Environment Forum:

Will Obama like his lichen?

April 17, 2009

A scientist at the University of California, Riverside has named a newly discovered lichen after President Obama, a gesture he clearly intends as an honor.

from Our Take on Your Take:

Dive right in

December 26, 2008

With this well-composed shot, Fiona Brophy captures the emotions of a young girl anticipating a dive.  The diver's parallel position to the waterline adds directional movement to this still image.

from Environment Forum:

Greenhouse gases: saints, villains or future saviours from an Ice Age?

November 13, 2008

 It's not often that greenhouse gases spewed out by human activities get praise as potential saviours of the planet in a leading scientific journal -- they're normally viewed as villains for causing global warming.