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The natural world. Looking pretty for 3.5b years.

Bad Bugs Sunday, July 31, 20160

Bad Bugs

Caterpillar-caused defoliation was photographed from space.

Rockin' Science Friday, July 29, 20160

Rockin' Science

Music comes to the rescue for science.

The Wild Edge Thursday, July 28, 20160

The Wild Edge

See a 'wild edge' from the Baja to the Beaufort.

De-extinction, the Good News Tuesday, July 26, 20160

De-extinction, the Good News

De-extinction of lost species may be closer than you realize.

Temperature Gauges: the Year Extraordinary Became Normal Saturday, July 23, 20160

Temperature Gauges: the Year Extraordinary Became Normal

2016 may be when the extraordinary became the new norm.

Tundra Turns to Jelly Friday, July 22, 20160

Tundra Turns to Jelly

Melting permafrost can be an explosive event.

Greenland Ice Loss Mapped Wednesday, July 20, 20160

Greenland Ice Loss Mapped

Greenland's ice melting contribution to sea level rise was mapped.
Counting Trees Tuesday, July 19, 20160

Counting Trees

Identifying all tree species in the Amazon may require 300 years more.
Blue Marble Monday, July 18, 20160

Blue Marble

A new photograph of Earth has been released.

Connecting Country Thursday, March 8, 20180

Connecting Country

A win, win, win project.

Juno Delivers, Again! Tuesday, March 6, 20180

Juno Delivers, Again!

Viewing data from Juno's mission to Jupiter.

GOES-17 Launched Monday, March 5, 20180

GOES-17 Launched

GOES-17 goes into orbit.

Bombed Out Saturday, March 3, 20180

Bombed Out

Super-storm Riled bombs the East Coast.

Resilience Mapping Friday, March 2, 20180

Resilience Mapping

Preparing communities for climate change.

Tumbler in Paradise Wednesday, February 28, 20180

Tumbler in Paradise

Earthquakes driving geological and biological diversity.

Mysteries on the Ocean Floor Tuesday, February 27, 20180

Mysteries on the Ocean Floor

New discoveries on undersea mountains.

River Restoration and the Market Monday, February 26, 20180

River Restoration and the Market

River restoration is both economically and ecologically important.
Crossing Boundaries Sunday, February 25, 20180

Crossing Boundaries

Biodiversity boundaries are being crossed.

What is Invisible? Friday, February 23, 20180

What is Invisible?

How do  you deal with the invisible?

Wild Temperatures Thursday, February 22, 20180

Wild Temperatures

It's now above freezing in the Arctic winter.

Bobbing Boulders Wednesday, February 21, 20180

Bobbing Boulders

Building landforms is a continuous process.

Reverence Tuesday, February 20, 20180


A Sierra Nevada meditation.

Plant of the Month: Rhododendrons Monday, February 19, 20180

Plant of the Month: Rhododendrons

Rhodies are the 'plant of the month'.

Mud Flow Event Sunday, February 18, 20180

Mud Flow Event

The Grand Staircase can be both awesome and deadly.

Solar Trackers Friday, February 16, 20180

Solar Trackers

Sunflowers as solar tracking experts.

Teaching Science via Virtual Labs Thursday, February 15, 20180

Teaching Science via Virtual Labs

Storytelling, virtual labs, and 'big data' for science education.
New Plastics Economy Tuesday, February 13, 20180

New Plastics Economy

A more sustainable economy is envisioned.