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Environmental and science organizations can use your support.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Compassionate Turtles

Compassionate Turtles

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

24 Jun 2015

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

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
Growing Buildings

Growing Buildings

An architectural idea to create sustainable and resilient buildings.

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Louie Schwartzberg on Gratitude

Louie Schwartzberg on Gratitude

Being mindful of gratitude as a daily mantra.

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Ecology Lessons, 1

Ecology Lessons, 1

The Dutch have created an elegant demonstration of coastal ecology in action.

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My Life As A Turkey

My Life As A Turkey

If you thought turkeys were just big butterballs in the Thanksgiving oven, think again.

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Sand Sea

Sand Sea

The Skeleton Coast is a sea of sand.

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The Beauty of Math, Corals, and Crochet

The Beauty of Math, Corals, and Crochet

How can math and crochet help corals?

  • 62
Curious George

Curious George

Whales are very curious creatures...like humans.

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A CO2 History

A CO2 History

Measurements from 800,000 BCE to 2016.

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Abalone Rescue

Abalone Rescue

Thousands of shellfish were exposed in New Zealand.

  • 86
Climate Change & Ecosystems

Climate Change & Ecosystems

Climate change and ecosystem processes are now quantified.

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Projects That Matter

Projects That Matter

Conservation successes happen one project at a time.

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Climate Signals, 2

Climate Signals, 2

Climate signals in 'real time'.

  • 85
Exploring Space

Exploring Space

New accomplishments offer 3 fine examples of human intelligence

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Vanishing Lake

Vanishing Lake

The Great Salt Lake is vanishing.
 

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Secrets of Rare Plants

Secrets of Rare Plants

The importance of botanical rarities.

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Intelligence of Plants

Intelligence of Plants

Amazing new understandings of intelligence in plants.

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Fashion Accessory

Fashion Accessory

Consider Lionfish as a fashion statement.

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From Glacier...To Lake

From Glacier...To Lake

A once glacier-filled valley is now a lake...in 30 years!             

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Sadness for Reefs

Sadness for Reefs

The  grades on the reef report card aren't good.

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Short but Spectacular

Short but Spectacular

Aspen trees postcard.

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The Last Ocean, part 2

The Last Ocean, part 2

The Last Ocean is finally protected as a marine reserve.

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Status of Plants & Animals, 2016

Status of Plants & Animals, 2016

New reports on the status of Life on Earth were released.

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Antarctica glaciers

Antarctica glaciers

West Antarctica ice sheets are retreating fast, in glacial terms.

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Deadbeat Dams Removed

Deadbeat Dams Removed

A film on the removal of 'deadbeat dams' and restoring rivers.

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Maps Are Beautiful

Maps Are Beautiful

The rivers of the US were visualized in color using GIS software.

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