Science in the News

Updated Guide to Ocean Literacy Now Available

The Ocean Literacy Campaign ad-hoc committee is pleased to announce the publication of a new version of “Ocean Literacy: The Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts of Ocean Sciences for Learners of All Ages.” This guide replaces the version first published in July 2005 as “Ocean Literacy: The Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts of Ocean Sciences K-12.”

De-extinction

De-extinction is a new and controversial topic that involves resurrecting extinct species from the past. Some of these species’ extinctions were a direct result of human over-hunting, while others were more ‘natural’. Using biotechnological processes, scientists have discovered methods that can make this seemingly science-fiction experiment a reality.

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