Ken Caldeira

Dec. 14, 2007

Coral in Crisis

The world's coral reefs are in great danger, threatened by climate change. We'll hear about new forecasts for the future of the world's coral.

coral, oceans, reefs, coral reefs

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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The Myth of the Woolly Bear

\tLegend holds that the length of a woolly bear caterpillar’s color bands can be used to forecast how severe the winter weather will be. The myth dates back to colonial American folklore but was popularized by a 1948 study. SciFri finds out if there’s any truth to the lore, and what the caterpillar’s fuzzy bristles are really used for.

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