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De-extinction, the Good News

26

Jul

2016

De-extinction, the Good News

De-extinction of lost species may be closer than you realize.

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EPIC Views of Earth

25

Jul

2016

EPIC Views of Earth

NASA produced a 1-year photo-animation of Earth.

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The Conservation Alliance

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Irony Alert: Plants Used in Herbal Remedies Cause Cancer

By Reilly Capps Plants that have been used by Chinese medicine men for centuries as a natural way to cure arthritis and other disease actually...

14 Aug 2013

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Protecting New Lands

Protecting New Lands 14 July 2015

Protecting New Lands

Several important land protections were declared in just one week, perhaps a new trend.

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance 25 June 2015

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance

Eric Larsen will present his The Last North expedition to an outdoor/conservation audience in Utah..

Compassionate Turtles

Compassionate Turtles 24 June 2015

Compassionate Turtles

Behavior that would be considered compassionate in humans is also observed in animals.

"Look to the Mountains"

"Look to the Mountains" 24 April 2015

"Look to the Mountains"

A photographer, mountaineer, and environmental ambassador says: "look to the mountains".

Intelligent Designers

Intelligent Designers 17 April 2015

Intelligent Designers

Portland is using 'intelligent designers' to replace an aging coal-fired power plant and other cities should follow their lead.

The Conservation Alliance

The Conservation Alliance 12 March 2015

The Conservation Alliance

Announcing a corporate partner for Riled Up: The Conservation Alliance
Temperature Gauges: the Year Extraordinary Became Normal

Temperature Gauges: the Year Extraordinary Became Normal

2016 may be when the extraordinary became the new norm.

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Tundra Turns to Jelly

Tundra Turns to Jelly

Melting permafrost can be an explosive event.

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Greenland Ice Loss Mapped

Greenland Ice Loss Mapped

Greenland's ice melting contribution to sea level rise was mapped.

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Counting Trees

Counting Trees

Identifying all tree species in the Amazon may require 300 years more.

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Blue Marble

Blue Marble

A new photograph of Earth has been released.

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The Colours of Australia are Fading

The Colours of Australia are Fading

Major changes have occurred recently to Australian forests.

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Boundaries Crossed, 1

Boundaries Crossed, 1

Planetary boundaries are now being crossed.

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Get Used to Extreme Heat Anomalies

Get Used to Extreme Heat Anomalies

Extreme heat warnings are now standard.

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Juno's First Photo

Juno's First Photo

The first Jupiter photo has been recieved from Juno.

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Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Seas

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Seas

Washed Ashore hopes to change consumer behavior using trash as art.

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To The Future of Fly-fishing

To The Future of Fly-fishing

Thinking about the future of fly-fishing and rivers.

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Oh, The Land Of An Unclouded Sky

Oh, The Land Of An Unclouded Sky

Cloud satellite data and computer models now agree on climate change.

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Algal Blooms 3

Algal Blooms 3

Florida's algal "guacamole" continues to bloom and can be seen from space.

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Rainforest Hero

Rainforest Hero

A "rainforest hero" helps save an endangered animal and a national park.

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Is There Life on Titan? perhaps

Is There Life on Titan? perhaps

The building-blocks of life may exist on Saturn's moon Titan.

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Climate Change is Affecting North American Fish

Climate Change is Affecting North American Fish

In Hot Water, on the impact of climate change to fish.

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Juno Has Arrived

Juno Has Arrived

Juno is now orbiting Jupiter.

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Juno's Approach

Juno's Approach

NASA's Mission Juno approaches Jupiter. 

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Praise for a Stable Shield

Praise for a Stable Shield

The Earth's magnetic field has flipped before and could again.

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Algal Blooms, 2

Algal Blooms, 2

A toxic algal bloom is invading Florida beaches and waterways.

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Gulf of Alaska Blooms

Gulf of Alaska Blooms

An algal bloom in the Gulf of Alaska seen in infrared.

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Coral Reef Update, 3

Coral Reef Update, 3

Explaining the biology and consequences of coral bleaching.

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Glaciers decrease and Landslides increase

Glaciers decrease and Landslides increase

A real-time cause & effect of climate change and glacial decline.

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Conservation Campaign Challenge

Conservation Campaign Challenge

2 outdoor manufacturers create a campaign to support conservation.

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Animal Cams

Animal Cams

Real-time videos offer insight on animal behavior for wildlife management and conservation.

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Ocean Plastic Pollution

Ocean Plastic Pollution

Plastic pollution in the oceans is a huge environmental problem.

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