Tag: Sophie Parker

The Tortoise and the Raven: An Energy Story

Written by | July 10th, 2012

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Lesson from the Mojave energy boom: Give a raven a power line and he’ll be that much better at preying upon baby desert tortoises.

Message from the Mojave: Shaping the Desert Energy Boom

Written by | June 12th, 2012

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Wind and solar offer the promise of a clean energy future. But can these renewables be developed without threatening wildlife and native habitats?

Nature Brains: Want a Better Garden? Soil Critters Can Help

Written by | May 12th, 2011

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Wanna grow big delicious vegetables and stunning flowers? Harness the power of soil organisms, my friend. Conservancy scientist Sophie Parker gives you the lowdown.

Soil Organisms: ‘It’s Pretty Vicious Down There’

Written by | February 7th, 2011

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There are millions of bizarre species under our feet — and it’s a war down there! Conservancy scientist Sophie Parker dishes the dirt on soil organisms and why you should care.

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