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The natural world. Looking pretty for 3.5b years.

Happy Halloween for Bats Friday, October 31, 20140

Happy Halloween for Bats

Worth a celebration indeed!
Dan Barber on Falling in Love with a Fish Thursday, October 30, 20140

Dan Barber on Falling in Love with a Fish

A hilarious talk on learning about sustainability and loving a fish.
Frans Lanting on why Wildlife Conservation matters Wednesday, October 29, 20140

Frans Lanting on why Wildlife Conservation matters

Frans Lanting offers a perspective on why wildlife conservation is essential.
Solar Shines Tuesday, October 28, 20140

Solar Shines

A shining revolution in solar power is underway and it has only just begun.
Fiction & Science Sunday, October 26, 20140

Fiction & Science

Watching the real science of Rosetta unfold as a fiction tale is heaps of fun.
'A mixture of rotten eggs and a horse stable' Saturday, October 25, 20140

'A mixture of rotten eggs and a horse stable'

That conjures up a pleasant image.
Night Fishing Friday, October 24, 20140

Night Fishing

With this many boats, it's bye-bye to the fish.
Flower of the Week: Aussie orchids Thursday, October 23, 20140

Flower of the Week: Aussie orchids

Most Australian orchids grow in the ground under dense forests and rarely seen.
Where Do Good Ideas Come From? Wednesday, October 22, 20140

Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

A clever animation answers that existential question.
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.