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Cassini's Last Photos

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Sep

2017

Cassini's Last Photos

Cassini gathered data and photos until its last moment.

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A 'Lost Crop' That Might Change Africa

21

Sep

2017

A 'Lost Crop' That Might Change Africa

A wholistic plan for a 'lost crop' that could change Africa.

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When Our Stories Get Ruined, We Get Upset

When Our Stories Get Ruined, We Get Upset

Over and over again in the history of ideas, some new piece of information threatens our stories, and we react. Badly.

14 Mar 2014

Video Highlights

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A Monumental President

A Monumental President 26 August 2017

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic 9 August 2017

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

Intelligence of Plants

Intelligence of Plants 8 August 2017

Intelligence of Plants

Amazing new understandings of intelligence in plants.

The Colours of Australia are Fading

The Colours of Australia are Fading 2 June 2017

The Colours of Australia are Fading

Major changes have occurred recently to Australian forests.

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Super Coral...a Super Hero? 26 May 2017

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Heat-tolerant corals may help reef restoration.

Replanting Corals

Replanting Corals 17 May 2017

Replanting Corals

Some people are taking positive action today to reverse the damage caused by climate change and building resilience for tomorrow.

Nature Rx: Your Brain on Nature

Nature Rx: Your Brain on Nature

Things to know about the benefits to your brain while in nature.

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Drawings that Show Earth's Beauty and Fragility

Drawings that Show Earth's Beauty and Fragility

Artists often create more impact about environment concerns than scientific studies can.

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Setting Foot on Pluto

Setting Foot on Pluto

View Pluto as if you were walking around the frozen world.

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Secrets of the Snowy Owl

Secrets of the Snowy Owl

A clever narrative about those handsome Arctic birds, the snowy owls.

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8 Reasons Octopuses Rule the Oceans

8 Reasons Octopuses Rule the Oceans

Cephalopods are masters of their environment.

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New Species in Florida

New Species in Florida

Florida has a new species of wildlife and Nile crocodiles are nasty.

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Gene Editing with CRISPR

Gene Editing with CRISPR

CRISPR gene editing technology has been adopted by laboratories worldwide.

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Plant of the Month: Rhododendron species

Plant of the Month: Rhododendron species

Rhododendrons are the 'plant of the month'.

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The Ocean World, Europa

The Ocean World, Europa

Chemisty research indicates Europa's global ocean may be very similar to Earths.

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Love a Tree Day

Love a Tree Day

Don't forget Love a Tree Day.

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Colors of Antarctica

Colors of Antarctica

A new color-coded radar map of the Antarctic Peninsula was made.

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Danielle Feinberg on the Magic of Pixar

Danielle Feinberg on the Magic of Pixar

Why is animation so useful in telling stories strong on science?

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South Tyrol, 2003-2015

South Tyrol, 2003-2015

Alpine glaciers in the South Tyrol show big declines in less than 15 years.

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Richard Feynman, 1918-1988

Richard Feynman, 1918-1988

The birthday of the CalTech scientist Richard Feynman is celebrated.

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Smoke and Palm Trees

Smoke and Palm Trees

Smoke from Alberta's fires now stretch to cover Florida.

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Global Temperature Change, 1850-2016

Global Temperature Change, 1850-2016

A time-line animation of global temperature data, 1850-2016.

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The Atlas of Emotions

The Atlas of Emotions

The Dalai Lama said: "if you want to find the new world, you need a map".

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Finance and Climate Change Solutions

Finance and Climate Change Solutions

Financial tools could offer hope in effectively tackling climate change.

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Ecotourism Opportunity

Ecotourism Opportunity

Someone has to win an eco-tourism trip!

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Deepsea Jellyfish

Deepsea Jellyfish

It is often said that we know more about the surface of Mars than we know what exists in our oceans here on Earth.

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Saying Bye, Bye to the Florida Keys

Saying Bye, Bye to the Florida Keys

Aldo Leopold: "To be an ecologist is to live in a world of wounds"

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EO Wilson and the Encyclopedia of Life

EO Wilson and the Encyclopedia of Life

EO Wilson calls for The Encyclopedia of Life.

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