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Eos: Earth and Space Science News AGU Research spotlight by Witman, S. (2017), Mysterious fairy circles continue to enchant scientists, EoS, 98. https://doi.org/10.1029/2017EO071017

AGU Commentary by the JGR Editor Dr. Dork Sahagian, The magic of fairy circles: Built or created? http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017JG003855/full

Phys.org Researcher weighs in on fairy circles of Namibia (March 28, 2017) https://phys.org/news/2017-03-fairy-circles-namibia.html

USA Today What causes the fairy circles of Namibia? We have a clue (March 29, 2017). https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/sciencefair/2017/03/29/what-causes-fairy-circles-namibia/99787344/

Daily Mail .com Termites are NOT to blame for Namibias mysterious fairy circles: Study says thirsty plants are likely the cause as it finds no signs of the pests (March 29, 2017). http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4361784/Thirsty-plants-NOT-termites-create-Namibia-fairy-circles.html

The Science Times: Namibian Fairy Circles: Science Unravels One Of Nature’s Greatest Mysteries! (March 30, 2017). http://www.sciencetimes.com/articles/11347/20170330/namibian-fairy-circles-science-unravels-one-of-natures-greatest-mysteries.htm

Science Alert Scientists think they’ve solved the mystery of Namibia’s bizarre fairy circles (March 31, 2017). https://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-are-getting-closer-to-solving-the-mystery-of-namibia-s-fairy-circles

ScienceDaily Fairy circles of Namibia: New research helps scientists gain insight (March 28, 2017). https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170328145329.htm

Science Newsline Researcher Weighs in on Fairy Circles of Namibia (March 29, 2017). http://www.sciencenewsline.com/news/2017032913020015.html

University Herald IU Researchers Examine Namibian Fairy Circles (March 30, 2017). http://www.universityherald.com/articles/71188/20170330/indiana-university-researchers-examine-namibian-fairy-circles.htm

Temple University: Fairy Circles in Namibia, May, 2014. http://cst.temple.edu/about/news/fairy-circles-namibia

Environmental Research Web: “Desert Energy” April 2015 http://blog.environmentalresearchweb.org/2015/04/13/egu-2015-desert-energy-two-birds-from-one-stone/

 Discovery News, Discovery, “Win-Win: Pairing  Crops With Solar Power” April 2014.  http://news.discovery.com/tech/alternative-power-sources/win-win-pairing-agave-crops-with-solar-panels-140411.htm

IEEE – IEEE Spectrum, Tequila Sunrise: Big Benefit from Co-Locating Crops and Solar Power, April 2014. http://spectrum.ieee.org/energywise/green-tech/solar/tequila-sunrise-big-benefit-from-colocating-agave-crops-and-solar-power.

Science Daily: A win-win situation: Growing crops on photovoltaic farms, April 2014 http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140409143942.htm

Phys.org: Growing crops on photovoltaic farms, April 2014, http://phys.org/news/2014-04-win-win-situation-crops-photovoltaic-farms.html

World News Network: Stanford Scientists model a win-win situation: crops on photovoltaic farms. April 2014 http://article.wn.com/view/2014/04/09/Stanford_scientists_model_a_winwin_situation_crops_on_photov/

Sustainability Matters: Biofuel Crops on photovoltaic farms, April 2014. http://www.sustainabilitymatters.net.au/case_studies/66981-Biofuel-crops-on-photovoltaic-farms

Futurity: Grow agave for biofuel among solar panels, April 2014. http://www.futurity.org/grow-agave-solar-farms-stanford/

Factor Magazine & Factor tech.com: Double the yield: Scientists propose combined solar and biofuel plants April 2014. http://www.factor-tech.com/green-energy/double-the-yield-scientists-propose-combined-solar-and-biofuel farms/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_cam…

Motherboard: Solar farms can grow biofuels –Just add agave, April 2014, http://motherboard.vice.com/read/maximizing-solar-farm-efficiency-with-biofuel-crops

Photonics.com- Solar Power, Biofuel Production could complement each other, April, 2014 http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56069

Outside Magazine: Solar energy Tequila Plant Combo, April 2014, http://www.outsideonline.com/news-from-the-field/New-Solar-Energy-Tequila-Plant-Farm-Combo.html

Research featured/interviewed in PBS (February 8, 2010) in Wavelenghts: “Planet in a bottle – Climate change and vegetation shifts” http://playpbs.azpm.org/video/1408571070

Research featured/interviewed on PBS-HD, & UA Channel (January 18 & 19, 2010).

Research featured/interviewed in Arizona Public Media – PBS-HD & KAUT6 (February 3, 2010), “Buffel grass research at Biosphere2” http://tv.azpm.org/kuat/video-segment/2010/2/3/kuat-bufflelgrass-research-at-b2/

Research featured/interviewed in Arizona Daily Star (December 2010).

UA News & UA Now: “A playhouse of planet earth” (December 10th 2010), http://uanews.org/node/36041

Archaeology News Network – “Researching Climate Change at Biosphere 2” (December 14, 2010) http://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2010/12/researching-climate-change-at-biosphere.html

Phys.org – “Planet Earth’s Playhouse” (December 10, 2010) http://www.physorg.com/news/2010-12-planet-earth-playhouse.html

In news: “Ecology of Dust” – The Seattle Times, The Arizona Republic, Statesman, The Sacramento Bee, The Miami Herald, Star Telegram.

USGS Newsroom: “Lidar Yields New Insights into Desert Fire Ecologies”, Released: 11/28/2012 http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=3466