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Bobbing Boulders

21

Jan

2020

Bobbing Boulders

Building landforms is a continuous process.

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Visualizing the Biosphere

20

Jan

2020

Visualizing the Biosphere

The Earth's fragility visualized.

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Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

One way to restore coral reefs could require re-seeding with transplanted corals.

1 Nov 2017

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The Conservation Alliance

 

Drenching the Drought

Drenching the Drought

90% of Texas was in drought conditions in 2014, much of it extreme. In May 2015, the percentage of affected areas has fallen to 30% and it is still raining.
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Temperature Anomalies

Temperature Anomalies

A temperature anomaly occurred this week when Alaska had higher temperatures than Texas.
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Scientific Misconduct Is A Bigger Problem Than You Think

Scientific Misconduct Is A Bigger Problem Than You Think

The recent dispute over a study published in Science is an occasion to look at the deeper problems in science publishing
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Ocean Blooming

Ocean Blooming

The "blooming" of algae in the North Atlantic offers hope for restoration of depleted fisheries.
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Is DNA the Soul?

Is DNA the Soul?

Is it possible to find meaning in a string of acids? 
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The Depths of Space

The Depths of Space

It's hard to fathom how big the universe is. This video helps. 
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Solar Buildings

Solar Buildings

A new report suggests solar energy could be much cheaper if added to city building designs
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Restoring a Delta

Restoring a Delta

Restoring river deltas is possible but requires understanding the natural processes that built them in the first place.
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Sarah Jones Imagines Future Options

Sarah Jones Imagines Future Options

The performance artist Sarah Jones thinks conceptually about the future
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Drone Video

Drone Video

Aerial video from a robotic drone shows the extent of the recent earthquake in Nepal.
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Art Glaciers

Art Glaciers

A National Geographic "young explorer" photographed a Greenland glacier that could hang on any art gallery wall.
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Elon Musk says: "Power to the People"

Elon Musk says: "Power to the People"

The famous businessman is saying "power to the people" with his new solar power batteries.
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Earthquake Premonitions

Earthquake Premonitions

Strange behavior is often seen in animals just before an earthquake but rarely captured on video.
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Recent Archive Highlights

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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