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Tree Huggers

15

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2019

Tree Huggers

Thermography shows why Koalas hug trees.

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in vino veritas

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2019

in vino veritas

Art and science making wine.

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Archive Highlights

Nature Isn't Nice

Nature Isn't Nice

By Reilly Capps
A deadly slide on Everest shows, once again, that nature isn't going to pamper us. 

18 Apr 2014

Video Highlights

 

The Conservation Alliance

 

NASA Animates 100 years of Climate Change

NASA Animates 100 years of Climate Change

NASA has animated temperature data to show climate change from 1880-2014.

  • 1858
Fallen Tree

Fallen Tree

Environmental field work has its joys, challenges, and dangers as tree biologist Nalini Nadkarni can attest.

  • 1921
Ecosystem Restoration One Grove and Marsh at a Time

Ecosystem Restoration One Grove and Marsh at a Time

A San Francisco non-profit is restoring degraded ecosystems one bit at a time.

  • 1847
Acongagua Rock Avalanche

Acongagua Rock Avalanche

A huge debris flow was recorded by trekkers on cerro Acongagua in Argentina.

  • 2078
East Coast Blizzard from Space

East Coast Blizzard from Space

A view of the East Coast blizzard as seen from the Space Station.

  • 2021
Iceberg Calving and Glacial Dynamics

Iceberg Calving and Glacial Dynamics

Fluid dynamics and climate change affects how glaciers decline with iceberg calving events.

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A Real Planet "X" Is Predicted

A Real Planet "X" Is Predicted

Caltech researchers predict a real Planet "X" exists in the outer solar system.

  • 1849
River Ecology Restored After Dam Removal

River Ecology Restored After Dam Removal

The recovery of Washington's Elwha River ecosystem has been faster than anticipated after a dam was removed.

  • 1682
Mission to Europa

Mission to Europa

JPL was funded for a Mission to Europa to explore this ice-covered moon of Jupiter.

  • 1517
The Mysterious World of Underwater Caves

The Mysterious World of Underwater Caves

Not afraid of strange places to explore? Try underwater cave diving!

  • 1503
Zigging Stardust

Zigging Stardust

Dust makes the universe go 'round. NASA -- with some students' help -- is taking a closer look. 

  • 1474
Antarctica's Grand Canyons

Antarctica's Grand Canyons

A canyon system has been discovered under the Antarctic ice cap that is longer and deeper than Arizona's Grand Canyon.

  • 1601
Good News for Green Sea Turtles

Good News for Green Sea Turtles

Green sea turtle nestings have made dramatic increases on Florida beaches from less than 500 40 years ago to 30,000 today.

  • 1617
Bamiyan Buddhas Restored Digitally

Bamiyan Buddhas Restored Digitally

The Bamiyan Buddhas were reconstructed by a collaboration of archaeologists, digital technology, and a businessman.

  • 1316
Conservation Alliance Grants, Summer 2015

Conservation Alliance Grants, Summer 2015

The Conservation Alliance announced recipients of their bi-annual grants for Summer 2015.

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Earth Art

Earth Art

Images from the International Space Station, Operation Icebridge, and the Terra satellite depict the Earth as art.

  • 1067
The Emerald Mile

The Emerald Mile

The Conservation Alliance is hosting the adventure author Kevin Fedarko on the Grand Canyon's Emerald Mile.

  • 1753
New Mexico? Utah? Arizona? no Mars!

New Mexico? Utah? Arizona? no Mars!

The Curiosity rover photographed a Martian landscape that could easily pass for New Mexico, Utah, or Arizona. 
  • 1613
Climate Scientists Receive Some Love

Climate Scientists Receive Some Love

Making a list of New Years resolutions? Here's an idea: send some love to climate scientists.
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Recent Archive Highlights

Rewilding

Rewilding 10 September 2019

Rewilding

Bringing back the wild again.

Look to the Mountains

Look to the Mountains 15 August 2019

Look to the Mountains

An environmental ambassador says: Look to the Mountains.

Intelligent Designers

Intelligent Designers 27 April 2019

Intelligent Designers

Portland replaces coal with intelligence.

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency! 21 April 2019

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Energy efficiency is the 'name of the game'.

Lost & Found Worlds

Lost & Found Worlds 14 April 2019

Lost & Found Worlds

Biogeography rules: odd things evolve on islands.

Conserving, The Mother Load

Conserving, The Mother Load 19 March 2019

Conserving, The Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

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