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PenguinWatch Wants You

A call for "citizen scientists".

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20

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2019

A Day for Bees

World Bee Day is here.

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Bottled Arctic Notes

Bottled Arctic Notes

A bottled note tossed to the waves recovered years later.

15 Dec 2017

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The Conservation Alliance

 

High School chemistry & biology

High School chemistry & biology

Some parts of climate change science and the consequences of increased CO2 in the atmosphere are  explained with high school textbooks.
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Whales as Engineers

Whales as Engineers

Whales are "ecosystem engineers" from the essential role they play in the ocean's food chain.
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Double Whammy

Double Whammy

Australia has received a double whammy of severe weather as two cyclones hit the country at once,.
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GOP Disappointed that New National Monuments Won't Be Properly Exploited

GOP Disappointed that New National Monuments Won't Be Properly Exploited

Obama names 3 new monuments; GOP worries that our grandchildren won't experience same level of natural resource extraction as this generation.
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Alfred Wegener, Drifting Continents, and an Animated Pangaea

Alfred Wegener, Drifting Continents, and an Animated Pangaea

Paradigm shifts in science can be made by anyone with a keen curiosity, the patience, and good data to 'connect the dots' that others don't see.
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Happy Darwin Day, 2015

Happy Darwin Day, 2015

"theory" needs to be dropped from any mention of evolution as the gene for biological change has now been discovered...just in time for Darwin Day, 2015.
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To the Rescue

To the Rescue

Technology and compassion combined to help rescue an abused bird.
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Sea Ice Changes

Sea Ice Changes

35 years of satellite monitoring of Arctic sea ice show dramatic changes.
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Galactic Magnetism

Galactic Magnetism

Have you ever wondered what a galactic magnetic field would look like? A painting comes to mind.
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Grand Design

Grand Design

The Hubble captured a 'grand design' for a galaxy over 50 million light-years away.
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Rock Icon

Rock Icon

Nothing is more iconic of Australia than the giant rock megalith standing alone in the Outback.
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Feral Troubles in OZ

Feral Troubles in OZ

Australians like to joke that they live in the beautiful Land of OZ. However, there are feral troubles in that technicolor land.
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Green Genes, Sea-slugs, & Evolution

Green Genes, Sea-slugs, & Evolution

Sea-slugs, the beautiful shell-less mollusks, are offering new insights into ecology, genetics, and evolution.
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Desert Illusions

Desert Illusions

Desert create mirages and illusions that captured the imagination of the artist, Phillip K. Smith, III.
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Raining Rivers

Raining Rivers

NOAA has produced a new satellite of a welcome "river of rain" drenching the West Coast.
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Mindful Conservation

Mindful Conservation

A TV and radio program showcased conservation examples that benefited people and wildlife alike.
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Europa Bound

Europa Bound

We're bound for Europa to look for oceans on Jupiter's icy moon.
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Ecology in Motion

Ecology in Motion

Ecology is always moving but never as fast as now seen by movement of several species.
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Racing Extinction

Racing Extinction

A new documentary film showcases the threats to wildlife and ecosystems worldwide and also offers positive solutions.
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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.

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.

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