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Trees Before Rain

17

Nov

2017

Trees Before Rain

Which came first: trees or rain?

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A 'Medicane' Forms

15

Nov

2017

A 'Medicane' Forms

A medicane heads toward Italy and Greece.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

On Beauty, and How to See It

On Beauty, and How to See It

One of the greatest all-time thinkers on what it means to look deeply, and think deeply, about beauty. Our Video Pick of the Week.

7 Jun 2013

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Recent Archive Highlights

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion and other creatures 5 November 2017

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion is considered a trait uniquely human but we should make it more inclusive.

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency! 4 November 2017

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency is the name of the game for energy, architecture, and solar design with three new developments showing the way.

Conservatives and Conservation

Conservatives and Conservation 2 November 2017

Conservatives and Conservation

 

Republican presidents from Theodore Roosevelt, to Richard Nixon, through George W. Bush left good environmental accomplishments.

 

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time 1 November 2017

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

One way to restore coral reefs could require re-seeding with transplanted corals.

Whales & Drones

Whales & Drones 31 October 2017

Whales & Drones

Remotely controlled drones provide a quiet way to track animal behavior.

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper 30 October 2017

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Robotic engineers at JPL are turning to bio-mimicry and using a gecko as their design guide.

The Last Ocean, part 2

The Last Ocean, part 2

The Last Ocean is finally protected as a marine reserve.

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Status of Plants & Animals, 2016

Status of Plants & Animals, 2016

New reports on the status of Life on Earth were released.

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Antarctica glaciers

Antarctica glaciers

West Antarctica ice sheets are retreating fast, in glacial terms.

  • 631
Deadbeat Dams Removed

Deadbeat Dams Removed

A film on the removal of 'deadbeat dams' and restoring rivers.

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Maps Are Beautiful

Maps Are Beautiful

The rivers of the US were visualized in color using GIS software.

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Snow Leopard Status

Snow Leopard Status

Snow leopards are receiving new attention by TRAFFIC.

  • 690
Tibetan Glacier Collapse, 2.0

Tibetan Glacier Collapse, 2.0

A second Tibetan glacier collapses.

  • 671
Robomussels To The Rescue

Robomussels To The Rescue

Robo-sensors are becoming essential tools of ecology.

  • 696
The Secret Point of Travel

The Secret Point of Travel

What we know is less than we thought.

  • 620
National Fossil Day

National Fossil Day

Learn what fossils say about geology, ancient life, and evolutionary history.

  • 636
Taking AIMS at Reefs

Taking AIMS at Reefs

AIMS works to sustain coral reefs.

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Art Influencing Science

Art Influencing Science

Animation artists influence space scientists.

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Following Hurricane Matthew's Footprint

Following Hurricane Matthew's Footprint

The USGS has created a data-visual of Hurricane Matthew.

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Visualizing Climate Change Impacts

Visualizing Climate Change Impacts

Data visualizations show how climate change influences extreme events.

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History of Consumerism

History of Consumerism

Alain de Botton gives a history of consumerism and a possible future.

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Extinction Tours

Extinction Tours

A wildlife poster series of extinction.

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Hurricane Matthew in IR

Hurricane Matthew in IR

IR photography proves its worth with Hurricane Matthew.

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Good Job!

Good Job!

It takes good work for conservation to succeed.

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Hurricane Matthew Barrels On

Hurricane Matthew Barrels On

Climate change, Hurricane Matthew, and atmospheric water vapor capacity.

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21st Century Conservation and Landsat

21st Century Conservation and Landsat

Conservation in the 21st Century uses new satellite tools.

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Tannins

Tannins

River images from space as abstract art.

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