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The natural world. Looking pretty for 3.5b years.

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Bringing Back a Bad-Ass Weasel

Following the successful reintroduction of the lynx to Colorado’s high country, the state is considering a similar program for the North American...

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Unsung Heroes

Environmental protection is typically defined by organizations like The Sierra Club, the World Wildlife Fund, or any myriad of other groups....

Monday, January 28, 2013

Solar Pop-Art

You see different kinds of detail viewing an object thru multiple wavelengths of light. Utilizing filters that capture an image in visible,...

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Dolphin Rescue

Conscientiousness is a basic feature of intelligence and poorly understood. Psychological tradition says that the mental capacity requires an...

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Remote Views

Orbiting cameras provide exceptional opportunities to view of landscapes on Earth. Two new examples provide vivid stories of such remotely derived...

Friday, January 25, 2013

Fighting Climate Change with Star Power

For those who haven’t yet heard of a McTwist, Backside Rodeo or Triple Cork, check out the ESPN Winter X Games, which are in full swing, right...

Thursday, January 24, 2013

News: Instagram Still Owns Your Photos

The online photo-sharing service Instagram updated its privacy notices, making a big deal about how it has responded to its users who were alarmed...

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Yes, It's Cold in New York

By Reilly Capps East Coasters think that the whole world is the East Coast, when in fact the East Coast is only four-fifths of the world...

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Is It Hot Enough Yet?

Australia has been undergoing a massive heat wave for months. January brought record-setting heat that lasted for weeks. Temperatures regularly...
OMG Scans Greenland Glaciers Sunday, November 5, 20170

OMG Scans Greenland Glaciers

Scanning Greenland's ice dynamics.

Compassion and other creatures Sunday, November 5, 20170

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion is considered a trait uniquely human but we should make it more inclusive.

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency! Saturday, November 4, 20170

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency is the name of the game for energy, architecture, and solar design with three new developments showing the way.
A Brewing Storm Friday, November 3, 20170

A Brewing Storm

Climate change is already affecting growers of coffee.

Conservatives and Conservation Thursday, November 2, 20170

Conservatives and Conservation

  Republican presidents from Theodore Roosevelt, to Richard Nixon, through George W. Bush left good environmental...
Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time Wednesday, November 1, 20170

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

One way to restore coral reefs could require re-seeding with transplanted corals.
Whales & Drones Tuesday, October 31, 20170

Whales & Drones

Remotely controlled drones provide a quiet way to track animal behavior.
Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper Monday, October 30, 20170

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Robotic engineers at JPL are turning to bio-mimicry and using a gecko as their design guide.

Fishing for Plastic Saturday, October 28, 20170

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

Tsunami Invaders Thursday, October 26, 20170

Tsunami Invaders

Invasive species raft across the ocean.

The Playful Wonderland Tuesday, October 24, 20170

The Playful Wonderland

From fire to photographs.

Restoration Ecology 101: Iceland Monday, October 23, 20170

Restoration Ecology 101: Iceland

Restoring forests lost for 1000 years.

Deforestation and 'Dirty Chocolate' Saturday, October 21, 20170

Deforestation and 'Dirty Chocolate'

Avoiding 'dirty chocolate'.

Mars in VR Thursday, October 19, 20170

Mars in VR

Mars as if you were there.

Sounds of Space-Time Merging Wednesday, October 18, 20170

Sounds of Space-Time Merging

An audio recording 130 million years old.

What's Under All That Ice? Tuesday, October 17, 20170

What's Under All That Ice?

Remote sensing is producing a revolution in glaciology.

Observing Neutron Stars Collide Monday, October 16, 20170

Observing Neutron Stars Collide

For the first time, neutron stars were detected colliding.

Sand Kitty Saturday, October 14, 20170

Sand Kitty

Desert sand kittens on video.