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Climate Change and the Existential Crisis: A Panel on Ethics and Actions

Dr. Mark Stemen Geography and Planning CSU, Chico Dr. Troy Jollimore Philosophy Department CSU, Chico Dr. Randy Larsen Philosophy Department CSU, Chico Haley Adams Associated Students…

From  Jeff Layne on November 22nd, 2019 0 likes 95 plays   

Beyond Earth: 50 Years since Apollo 11

Dr. Scott Perry Teacher Osher Lifelong Learning Institute In a very interactive presentation, Dr. Scott Petty explains what we knew before and after the monumental moon landing on July 20, 1969.…

From  Jeff Layne on October 17th, 2019 0 likes 761 plays   

BioGeoTherapy: Reversing Climate Change by Regenerating Land and Ocean Ecosystems

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From  Jeff Layne on March 29th, 2019 0 likes 125 plays   

What Religious People Think About Science (and Scientists)

Elaine Howard Ecklund, PhD Herbert S. Autrey Chair in Social Sciences Director, Religion and Public Life Rice UniversityDr. Gregory Cootsona Comparative Religion and Humanities Department CSU,…

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From  Jeff Layne on January 31st, 2019 1 likes 149 plays   

Regenerative Agriculture Initiative at CSU, Chico

Dr. Tim LaSalle Co-Founder & Co-Director, Regenerative Agriculture Initiative Regenerative agriculture is an approach to food and farming systems. It works with nature’s rhythms and…

From  Jeff Layne on April 24th, 2018 1 likes 283 plays   

Diaspore Dispersal by Wasps of the Genus Vespula

Dr. Dylan Orion Burge University of California Los Angeles Dr. Burge describes how he stumbled on to an odd behavior of Vespula wasps. He collected calycanthus seeds in Northern California and…

From  Jeff Layne on May 9th, 2017 0 likes 100 plays   

Many Religions, One Science

Dr. John Mahoney Faculty, CSU, Chico Biological Sciences Department Dr. John Mahoney not only uses PowerPoint slides and a lecture to make his points, he also plays guitar and sings. He notes that…

From  Jeff Layne on April 19th, 2017 0 likes 16 plays   

Viewing the Agricultural System Through a Carbon Lens

Tom Newmark Co-owner of Finca Luna Nueva Lodge, Costa Rica Tom Newmark’s presentation focuses on how agricultural practices impact climate change and food security. Newmark is board chair…

From  Jeff Layne on April 6th, 2017 0 likes 67 plays   

Regenerative Agriculture and Carbon Smart Farming

Dr. Timothy LaSalle Regenerative Agriculture Initiative CSU, Chico Too much carbon in the atmosphere heats our planet beyond capacity for it to sustain life as we know it. Too much carbon in the…

From  Jeff Layne on April 5th, 2017 0 likes 167 plays   

Low 25-Hydroxyvitamin D, Myofascial Pain, Low Magnesium, and Soft Water

Jane M. Hightower, MD California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco Dr. Jane Hightower, a CSU Chico alum, has been researching a possible relationship between soft water and myofascial pain.…

From  Jeff Layne on February 25th, 2017 0 likes 139 plays   

Crystallization of Basaltic Lava Flows from Hawaii and the Galápagos Islands to the Lab: The Role of Groundmass Crystals in Lava Flow Emplacement

Dr. Rachel Teasdale Faculty, CSU, Chico, Geological and Environmental Sciences Department Dr. Teasdale shares her research, gathered on site in Hawaii and the Galapagos Islands, on the role of…

From  Jeff Layne on October 10th, 2016 0 likes 36 plays   

9.0 Earthquake

Dr. Ann Bykerk-Kauffman Faculty, CSU, Chico Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences In clear language and with a helpful PowerPoint presentation, Dr. Bykerk-Kauffman explains the…

From  Jeff Layne on October 10th, 2016 0 likes 27 plays   

Bring Back the Pollinators

Jessa Guisse MS, CSU, Chico The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation The importance of conserving pollinators is underscored by the fact that the value of pollinator-dependent crops in…

From  Jeff Layne on October 4th, 2016 0 likes 21 plays