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Coral Recovery?

16

Dec

2017

Coral Recovery?

If scalable, coral reef restoration opportunities exist.

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Bottled Arctic Notes

15

Dec

2017

Bottled Arctic Notes

A bottled note tossed to the waves recovered years later.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Nature Isn't Nice

Nature Isn't Nice

By Reilly Capps
A deadly slide on Everest shows, once again, that nature isn't going to pamper us. 

18 Apr 2014

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Bottled Arctic Notes

Bottled Arctic Notes 15 December 2017

Bottled Arctic Notes

A bottled note tossed to the waves recovered years later.

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars 7 December 2017

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars

The Dry Valleys are one of the strangest environments on Earth.

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update 5 December 2017

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

In 2014, major marine preserves were created.

Think Green

Think Green 2 December 2017

Think Green

It's important to Think Green during this white time of year.

Volcano May Explode, a timeline update

Volcano May Explode, a timeline update 30 November 2017

Volcano May Explode, a timeline update

Bali's Mount Agung could erupt any time.

Rewilding

Rewilding 27 November 2017

Rewilding

or how a 'silent spring' could turn into a 'wild summer' 

The Wild Edge

The Wild Edge

See a 'wild edge' from the Baja to the Beaufort.

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Bobbing Boulders

Bobbing Boulders

Building landforms can be a long or short term process.

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De-extinction, the Good News

De-extinction, the Good News

De-extinction of lost species may be closer than you realize.

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EPIC Views of Earth

EPIC Views of Earth

NASA produced a 1-year photo-animation of Earth.

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Temperature Gauges: the Year Extraordinary Became Normal

Temperature Gauges: the Year Extraordinary Became Normal

2016 may be when the extraordinary became the new norm.

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Tundra Turns to Jelly

Tundra Turns to Jelly

Melting permafrost can be an explosive event.

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Greenland Ice Loss Mapped

Greenland Ice Loss Mapped

Greenland's ice melting contribution to sea level rise was mapped.

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Counting Trees

Counting Trees

Identifying all tree species in the Amazon may require 300 years more.

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Blue Marble

Blue Marble

A new photograph of Earth has been released.

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Boundaries Crossed, 1

Boundaries Crossed, 1

Planetary boundaries are now being crossed.

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Get Used to Extreme Heat Anomalies

Get Used to Extreme Heat Anomalies

Extreme heat warnings are now standard.

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Juno's First Photo

Juno's First Photo

The first Jupiter photo has been recieved from Juno.

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Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Seas

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Seas

Washed Ashore hopes to change consumer behavior using trash as art.

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To The Future of Fly-fishing

To The Future of Fly-fishing

Thinking about the future of fly-fishing and rivers.

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Oh, The Land Of An Unclouded Sky

Oh, The Land Of An Unclouded Sky

Cloud satellite data and computer models now agree on climate change.

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Algal Blooms 3

Algal Blooms 3

Florida's algal "guacamole" continues to bloom and can be seen from space.

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Rainforest Hero

Rainforest Hero

A "rainforest hero" helps save an endangered animal and a national park.

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Is There Life on Titan? perhaps

Is There Life on Titan? perhaps

The building-blocks of life may exist on Saturn's moon Titan.

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Climate Change is Affecting North American Fish

Climate Change is Affecting North American Fish

In Hot Water, on the impact of climate change to fish.

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Juno Has Arrived

Juno Has Arrived

Juno is now orbiting Jupiter.

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Juno's Approach

Juno's Approach

NASA's Mission Juno approaches Jupiter. 

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Praise for a Stable Shield

Praise for a Stable Shield

The Earth's magnetic field has flipped before and could again.

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Algal Blooms, 2

Algal Blooms, 2

A toxic algal bloom is invading Florida beaches and waterways.

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