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Archive Highlights

My Life As A Turkey

My Life As A Turkey

A true turkey story for Thanksgiving.

21 Nov 2018

Video Highlights

 

The Conservation Alliance

 

Ice Bridge Collapse

Ice Bridge Collapse

An ice bridge in Patagonia collapses.

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Martian Gravity Map

Martian Gravity Map

On Mars gravity varies depending on the landscape.

  • 1646
World Water Day

World Water Day

Yesterday was World Water Day and you probably missed it.

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Junk Food Storks

Junk Food Storks

Storks are stopping at human garbage dumps to eat leftovers and staying.

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Bees and the Hidden Beauty of Pollination

Bees and the Hidden Beauty of Pollination

A visually stunning talk explains the existential importance of bees.

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History of Ideas

History of Ideas

The public intellectual Alain de Botton talks about the history of ideas.

  • 1771
Ancient Bones, DNA Analysis, and the Irish

Ancient Bones, DNA Analysis, and the Irish

On St. Patrick's Day all things Irish are celebrated including a new and unknown ancient past.

  • 1560
Gene Editing with CRISPR

Gene Editing with CRISPR

A new genetic technology called CRISPR allows researchers to make precise edits of DNA.

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Dino-chicken

Dino-chicken

In SciFi stories there is always a critter that terrorizes entire cities so watch out for the "dino-chicken".

  • 1555
"Judas Goats" and Restoring the Galapagos

"Judas Goats" and Restoring the Galapagos

The Galapagos Islands and their unique biology are threatened by invasive species.

  • 1646
Eclpise Across Indonesia

Eclpise Across Indonesia

NASA videoed the total solar eclipse in Indonesia.

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The Year Without Winter & A Summer Without End

The Year Without Winter & A Summer Without End

It is turning out to be a year without a winter and a summer that won't end.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium and Sea Otters

Monterey Bay Aquarium and Sea Otters

Monterey is a famous for its museum that is solely devoted to ocean and marine life education.

  • 1550
How I Turned a Deadly Plant into a Thriving Business

How I Turned a Deadly Plant into a Thriving Business

Invasive species can cause ecological havoc to ecsystems where they have no competition.

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Thomas Peschak on Conservation Photography

Thomas Peschak on Conservation Photography

Conservation photography is the use of photo-journalism and videography to advocate for conservation.

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Big Ben Erupts

Big Ben Erupts

The Big Ben volcano on Australia's sub-antarctic Heard Island was seen erupting.

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Recent Archive Highlights

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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