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Conserving, The Mother Load

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Conserving, The Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

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Animating Environmental Change

GIF's can tell important stories.

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How to Glow: the Very Simple Way of Energy Making

How to Glow: the Very Simple Way of Energy Making

By Reilly Capps  If you break down the essence of energy like you're talking to a kindergartner, it really comes down to one thing: the sun....

24 May 2013

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NASA given $55 million to accelerate 'space habitat' research

NASA given $55 million to accelerate 'space habitat' research

A 2016 bill instructs the agency, vaguely, to look into sustaining human life during space exploration.
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Earth Images from Himawari-8

Earth Images from Himawari-8

Japan's  Meteorological Agency has a new satellite that captures images of Earth in virtually 'real time'.
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Arctic Old Ice Vanishing

Arctic Old Ice Vanishing

NOAA has created a photo animation to show a dramatic time-line of Arctic ice decline.
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Toolmaking crows captured on video

Toolmaking crows captured on video

New Caledonian crows have been documented making and using hook-like tools for hunting
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Pluto in Infrared

Pluto in Infrared

Pluto's composition mapped in infrared light by the New Horizons probe continues being received.
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Earthrise, redux

Earthrise, redux

NASA has released a new version of Earthrise and it is breathtaking.
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Land and Water Conservation Fund is Reauthorized

Land and Water Conservation Fund is Reauthorized

The Land and Water Conservation Fund was reauthorized by Congress.
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The Arctic and Greenland are Melting Fast

The Arctic and Greenland are Melting Fast

New reports on the rate of ice melting in the Arctic and Greenland were published just after the UN climate conference.
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Grevillea, Plant of the Month

Grevillea, Plant of the Month

Australia has a rich plant heritage stretching back to the era of Gondwanaland including the endemic Grevilleas.
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International Mountain Day, 2016

International Mountain Day, 2016

December 11 is International Mountain Day to recognize the multiple reasons why mountains are important to everyone.
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Dune Buggy

Dune Buggy

The Curiosity rover is performing like a 'dune buggy' to investigate sand dunes on Mars.
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The Tapir and How To Save It

The Tapir and How To Save It

Tapirs have existed for 50 million years but are now threatened by deforestation, poaching, and hunting for skins.
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Cutting Through The Haze

Cutting Through The Haze

The Cassini probe orbiting Saturn's moon Titan has develop new global maps.
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A Blue Whale in Paris

A Blue Whale in Paris

A whale sized art installation is drawing attention from attendees to the Paris climate talks.
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Pluto in Hi-Res

Pluto in Hi-Res

New Horizons continues returning remarkable images from its closest fly-by of Pluto.
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Stop The Burning

Stop The Burning

Jane Goodall says Stop The Burning in an environmental statement to the UN climate conference.
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MERU, short-listed

MERU, short-listed

The documentary film MERU was short-listed in consideration for an Academy Award nomination.
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SOHO has Spent 20 Years in Space! (+video)

SOHO has Spent 20 Years in Space! (+video)

NASA’s Solar and Heliospheric Observatory is still up there, making space science possible.
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Conserving, The Mother Load

Conserving, The Mother Load 19 March 2019

Conserving, The Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic 5 March 2019

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2 29 December 2018

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatau is again active.

Plant Intelligence

Plant Intelligence 17 December 2018

Plant Intelligence

An understanding of intelligence in plants.

Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

Where Do Good Ideas Come From? 24 November 2018

Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

A storyteller suggests an answer.

My Life As A Turkey

My Life As A Turkey 21 November 2018

My Life As A Turkey

A true turkey story for Thanksgiving.

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