October 1, 2010
Original articles in English
Is Large-scale Production of Biofuel Possible? By genetically engineering certain crops, there is potential to produce biofuels commercially. Mariam Sticklen, of Michigan State University, illustrates that there are other benefits too, such as alleviating environmental contamination from fossil fuel production and use, and improving rural economies. Read the article here.
Sea Turtles: Ancient Creatures with Modern Problems. The long history of sea turtle exploitation laid the foundation for declines among many populations today. Katherine Mansfield, of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, offers ideas for management and conservation programs as well as suggestions on how the public can help ensure the survival of these ancient creatures. Read this article here.