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Tree Huggers

15

Sep

2019

Tree Huggers

Thermography shows why Koalas hug trees.

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in vino veritas

13

Sep

2019

in vino veritas

Art and science making wine.

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Archive Highlights

Solar Shines

Solar Shines

A shining revolution in solar power is underway and it has only just begun.

28 Oct 2014

Video Highlights

 

The Conservation Alliance

 

Fire Rainbows

Fire Rainbows

Fire Rainbows or are known for their odd appearance and unusual production requirements.
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How Rich is Bill Gates?

How Rich is Bill Gates?

One of the many reasons to love this man -- he makes me understand things. 
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Half Empty or Half Full?

Half Empty or Half Full?

Lake Powell in Utah and Arizona is "running on empty", waterwise.
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Supercells

Supercells

Supercell thunderstorms can produce extreme weather events. Watch out!
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Floods & Arks

Floods & Arks

In the children's fable, Noah built an ark to survive a flood of Biblical proportions. Noah may be needed again.
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In Sun-burnt Lands

In Sun-burnt Lands

Two of my favorite places, California and Australia, are experiencing some of their worst drought conditions ever.
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Hitting a Bullseye

Hitting a Bullseye

Like hitting a bullseye, meteors have revealed water ice occurs at shallow depths on Mars.
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Voyager, the photographer

Voyager, the photographer

The Voyager captured amazing photographs as it headed out of the Solar System.
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Almost There

Almost There

For the first time in half a century, waters from the Colorado River will once again flow into the Sea of Cortez.
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Slip-slidin' away

Slip-slidin' away

The West Antarctic Ice sheet has begun sliding into the ocean. JPL used radar to map the process now unleashed.
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What If Alien Life Were Like New Jersey Life?

What If Alien Life Were Like New Jersey Life?

We need a better planet, one with strawberry jam.
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M is for Mom and other fine things

M is for Mom and other fine things

M is for Mother's and other fine things to remember in our midst.
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Ice Break-up, Lake Baikal

Ice Break-up, Lake Baikal

Siberia's Lake Baikal is a wonder.
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Mt. Remarkable...not as high as you think

Mt. Remarkable...not as high as you think

Sometimes heights can be deceptive.
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Swim Through the Stars

Swim Through the Stars

What the stars actually look like will surprise you.
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'We Are Not Separate From Nature'

'We Are Not Separate From Nature'

Watch this beautiful, short documentary about surfing, disaster, climate change, terrorism and redemption. 
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'Bidder 70' to Stream on Netflix

'Bidder 70' to Stream on Netflix

A great story is getting a bigger audience. 
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In the Dark

In the Dark

We need darkness. How else would we neck in cars? 
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Resilient Reefs?

Resilient Reefs?

Can corals become resilient in the face of their changing ocean environments? Perhaps.
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Eclipse with Birds

Eclipse with Birds

Solar eclipses are very cool even when the the Sun is only partially covered.
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Climate Change Heroes

Climate Change Heroes

Who knew James Cameron could make a good work of art?
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Recent Archive Highlights

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.

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.

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