EarthSky 22: Forests from space
Science news of the week:
Stormy U.S. Pacific Northwest, and mild winter elsewhere
The January 18 Internet “black out” in protest to SOPA and PIPA.
A newborn island in the Red Sea, 40 miles off the coast of Yemen.
What anxiety looks like
Song of the week:
Guns of Navarone’s “Put it to Rest” from the album Prize and Battlefield.
This week’s featured stories:
Monitoring Forests Jorge Salazar speaks with Dr. Alan Belward, Head of the Global Environment Monitoring Unit in Italy about human impact on global forests.
Global Night Sky Deborah Byrd on seeing the planet Mars, plus Venus and Jupiter with the moon this month.
Thanks for listening in. We’ll catch ya next week!
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