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Where Buffaloes Once Roamed

24

Jan

2020

Where Buffaloes Once Roamed

The first wildlife restoration.

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Drawing Fish

22

Jan

2020

Drawing Fish

James Prosek ponders fish.

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When Our Stories Get Ruined, We Get Upset

When Our Stories Get Ruined, We Get Upset

Over and over again in the history of ideas, some new piece of information threatens our stories, and we react. Badly.

14 Mar 2014

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The Conservation Alliance

 

A Drone for Mars

A Drone for Mars

JPL is developing designs for a drone to photograph and video the surface of Mars.
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Geomagnetic Field Probably Won't Flip Anytime Soon

Geomagnetic Field Probably Won't Flip Anytime Soon

A new study shows that the Earth's magnetic field won't be flipping soon.
  • 1831
General Relativity's Centenary Today!

General Relativity's Centenary Today!

The theory that introduced space-time turns 100 years old.
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Poems for the Climate

Poems for the Climate

The Guardian has created the Keep It In The Ground series to highlight alternative approaches to energy and fight climate change.
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USA & Cuba Sign Marine Agreement

USA & Cuba Sign Marine Agreement

The United States and Cuba signed an important agreement on conservation of marine environments.
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CO2 Maps show Polluting Countries

CO2 Maps show Polluting Countries

New NASA maps show which countries are contributing the most CO2 atmospheric pollution.
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Rainbow Pluto

Rainbow Pluto

A false-color infrared image of Pluto was released by the New Horizons team.
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In Support of Mountains, an update

In Support of Mountains, an update

The petition to support mountain issues at the UN climate conference reached the initial goal of signers but time remains to add more before the deadline.
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Eclipse Skiing on Svalbard

Eclipse Skiing on Svalbard

You can decide if a cross-country eclipse adventure to the Norwegian island of Svalbard was worth the effort.
  • 2076
The Ice Volcanoes of Pluto

The Ice Volcanoes of Pluto

New Horizons has returned imagery indicating Pluto may have ice volcanoes that are still active.
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Socotra Damage

Socotra Damage

In little over a week, the remote and strange island of Socotra was struck hard by a second cyclone..
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Photogenic Mars

Photogenic Mars

If the photographer's mantra is "location, location, location", then Mars is one photogenic place.
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The Saint and the Pope Sing Hymns to Creation

The Saint and the Pope Sing Hymns to Creation

Both Francises' words fall on deaf ears 
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In Support of Mountains

In Support of Mountains

Mountain issues should be presented at the UN climate change congress in Paris and you can make it happen!
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"It's Alive!"...maybe

"It's Alive!"...maybe

NASA will make another big Mars announcement soon. Could it be a sign of life?
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Cyclone Chapala and Socotra

Cyclone Chapala and Socotra

The remote island of Socotra was hit hard by Cyclone Chapala.
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Will Dogs Ever Really Play Poker?

Will Dogs Ever Really Play Poker?

Some uninformed thoughts on animal culture
  • 2022

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Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

Where Do Good Ideas Come From? 13 January 2020

Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

A storyteller suggests an answer.

The Fuller Challenge

The Fuller Challenge 3 December 2019

The Fuller Challenge

Buckminster Fuller's legacy supports innovation.

My Life As A Turkey

My Life As A Turkey 28 November 2019

My Life As A Turkey

A true turkey story.

Intelligent Designers

Intelligent Designers 3 October 2019

Intelligent Designers

Portland replaces coal with intelligence.

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.

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