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The natural world. Looking pretty for 3.5b years.

Climate Forecast: Off Balance Wednesday, August 31, 20160

Climate Forecast: Off Balance

NASA summarizes some environmental consequences of a warming world.
Bioluminescence: Weird & Wonderful Monday, August 29, 20160

Bioluminescence: Weird & Wonderful

Bioluminescence is beautiful and strange.

Largest Marine Reserve Created Friday, August 26, 20160

Largest Marine Reserve Created

Off Hawaii the largest marine reserve is created, Papahānaumokuākea.
176 Years of Climate Data Visualized Thursday, August 25, 20160

176 Years of Climate Data Visualized

176 years of temperature data has been visualized in one chart.

80-Miles and Cracking Wednesday, August 24, 20160

80-Miles and Cracking

An 80-mile crack is opening on an Antarctic ice shelf.

Murray Buttes, 360 Tuesday, August 23, 20160

Murray Buttes, 360

The Curiosity rover produced a 360-panorama of Mars.

Measuring Summer Ice Melting Monday, August 22, 20160

Measuring Summer Ice Melting

Operation IceBridge measures 2016 Arctic sea ice melting.

World Photography Day Friday, August 19, 20160

World Photography Day

177 years ago photography was invented.

Phoenix Corals Wednesday, August 17, 20160

Phoenix Corals

Like the Phoenix bird, some reefs are showing recovery from bleaching.
Denying Science Thursday, January 10, 20190

Denying Science

Rejecting 'magic beans'.

What is Invisible? Tuesday, January 8, 20190

What is Invisible?

Dealing with the invisible.

Low-cost Reforestation Monday, January 7, 20190

Low-cost Reforestation

Successful reforesation that 'works with nature'.

When Big is Better Sunday, January 6, 20190

When Big is Better

Think 'big data'.

Restoration Ecology 101: Iceland Friday, January 4, 20190

Restoration Ecology 101: Iceland

Restoring forests lost a 1000 years ago.

Once Extinct, Almost Extinct, Now Back Thursday, January 3, 20190

Once Extinct, Almost Extinct, Now Back

An animated story of de-extension.

New Years Flyby Tuesday, January 1, 20190

New Years Flyby

A robotic explorer beyond the known frontier.

Caving on Mars Monday, December 31, 20180

Caving on Mars

Living underground on Mars.

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2 Saturday, December 29, 20180

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatau is again active.

12 Steps to Climate Sobriety Friday, December 28, 20180

12 Steps to Climate Sobriety

A "12 Step" program for fossil fuel sobriety.

A Rover's Photo Album Thursday, December 27, 20180

A Rover's Photo Album

Martian geology seen by Curiosity. 

A Frozen Crater Lake Tuesday, December 25, 20180

A Frozen Crater Lake

A lake on Mars.

A Grand Oasis in the Vastness of Space Friday, December 21, 20180

A Grand Oasis in the Vastness of Space

A photograph that changed perceptions.

Surf's Up, Way Up Wednesday, December 19, 20180

Surf's Up, Way Up

Stay well back!

Rare Bird Rediscovered Tuesday, December 18, 20180

Rare Bird Rediscovered

Rediscovered cloud forest species.

Plant Intelligence Monday, December 17, 20180

Plant Intelligence

An understanding of intelligence in plants.

Plant of the Month Saturday, December 15, 20180

Plant of the Month

An occasional series of botanical treats.

Life on Mars, 2020 Thursday, December 13, 20180

Life on Mars, 2020

A new Mars rover will search for past life.