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The natural world. Looking pretty for 3.5b years.

'Giving Tuesday' and the Environment Tuesday, November 29, 20160

'Giving Tuesday' and the Environment

Environmental and science organizations can use your support.

Growing Buildings Sunday, November 27, 20160

Growing Buildings

An architectural idea to create sustainable and resilient buildings.
Louie Schwartzberg on Gratitude Saturday, November 26, 20160

Louie Schwartzberg on Gratitude

Being mindful of gratitude as a daily mantra.

Ecology Lessons, 1 Friday, November 25, 20160

Ecology Lessons, 1

The Dutch have created an elegant demonstration of coastal ecology in action.
My Life As A Turkey Wednesday, November 23, 20160

My Life As A Turkey

If you thought turkeys were just big butterballs in the Thanksgiving oven, think again.
Sand Sea Tuesday, November 22, 20160

Sand Sea

The Skeleton Coast is a sea of sand.

The Beauty of Math, Corals, and Crochet Sunday, November 20, 20160

The Beauty of Math, Corals, and Crochet

How can math and crochet help corals?

Curious George Friday, November 18, 20160

Curious George

Whales are very curious creatures...like humans.

A CO2 History Thursday, November 17, 20160

A CO2 History

Measurements from 800,000 BCE to 2016.

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.