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2014 Goldman Environmental Prizes Wednesday, April 30, 20140

2014 Goldman Environmental Prizes

The 2014 Goldman Environmental Prizes have been awarded.
Climate Change's Murder Mysteries Tuesday, April 29, 20140

Climate Change's Murder Mysteries

Climate change is like a murder mystery where suspected assassins number in the thousands.
How Do You Tune a Guitar Forest? Monday, April 28, 20140

How Do You Tune a Guitar Forest?

It's a tricky process!
The Great (Dust) Wall of China Sunday, April 27, 20140

The Great (Dust) Wall of China

China's Great Wall was originally built to keep out raiding hoards. However, it can't keep out their dust.
Nice Ocean. Be a Shame if Something Happened to It. Saturday, April 26, 20140

Nice Ocean. Be a Shame if Something Happened to It.

Riled Up has obtained an internal memo from some very legitimate businessmen about the failing health of the oceans.
Jon Stewart Slams CNN's Climate Coverage Friday, April 25, 20140

Jon Stewart Slams CNN's Climate Coverage

No story is bigger; few stories get less coverage. 
Let's Celebrate People Day Thursday, April 24, 20140

Let's Celebrate People Day

On People Day, unlike Earth Day, we do whatever we want. 
very Old & still very Alive Wednesday, April 23, 20140

very Old & still very Alive

How old is old? Like super-ancient Methuselah's you'd be surprised.
10 Earth Day Ideas...good any day! Tuesday, April 22, 20140

10 Earth Day Ideas...good any day!

We hope you are paying attention to Earth Day wherever you live.
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.