Learning a lot at the Rocky Mountain West ComSciCon, a science communication workshop. Later today we'll each give short science talks and then hear from Maddie Sofia, assistant producer of NPR Science Desk! ... See MoreSee Less
The aspens are changing colors in the mountains! These are deciduous trees - meaning they lose their leaves seasonally. Cool fact - their bark is photosynthetic, meaning that growth is still possible after the leaves have dropped. Photosynthesis is a process that converts light energy into chemical energy that can be released later to fuel the organism's activities.
On the Redcloud 14er trail, Colorado, with @ricardo_pena_araujo
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If you've ever wondered what it's like to climb Everest, here is your chance! Get your water bottle from Ricardo Pena's 2017 Everest expedition, and for $10 more (total: $30), you'll also receive access to his narrated expedition report (5 chapters total). Science in the Wild thanks him for his assistance in collecting snow samples for our research into the effects of pollution on the high alpine region of the Himalaya.