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Stories to Change 'Apocalypse Fatigue' into Action

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2017

Stories to Change 'Apocalypse Fatigue' into Action

Moving away from cliamte fatigue into action.

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Trees Before Rain

17

Nov

2017

Trees Before Rain

Which came first: trees or rain?

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Let's Celebrate People Day

Let's Celebrate People Day

On People Day, unlike Earth Day, we do whatever we want. 

24 Apr 2014

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion and other creatures 5 November 2017

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion is considered a trait uniquely human but we should make it more inclusive.

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency! 4 November 2017

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency is the name of the game for energy, architecture, and solar design with three new developments showing the way.

Conservatives and Conservation

Conservatives and Conservation 2 November 2017

Conservatives and Conservation

 

Republican presidents from Theodore Roosevelt, to Richard Nixon, through George W. Bush left good environmental accomplishments.

 

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

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time 1 November 2017

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

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

Whales & Drones

Whales & Drones 31 October 2017

Whales & Drones

Remotely controlled drones provide a quiet way to track animal behavior.

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper 30 October 2017

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Robotic engineers at JPL are turning to bio-mimicry and using a gecko as their design guide.

Supporting Public Lands

Supporting Public Lands

Join the campaign to protect public lands.

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Advice To A Young Scientist

Advice To A Young Scientist

We still need you!

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Terrestrial Orchids of SW Australia: Plant of the Month

Terrestrial Orchids of SW Australia: Plant of the Month

Rare plants from a little known biological 'hotspot'.

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What Rivers Can Tell About Earth's History

What Rivers Can Tell About Earth's History

Rivers tells us about Earth's history.

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Holographic Microbes

Holographic Microbes

Exobiology as holograms.

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When Monsoons Arrive

When Monsoons Arrive

Monsoons bring benefits and problems as they arrive.

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Reef Fish and Oil Don't Mix

Reef Fish and Oil Don't Mix

Oil affects fish behavior, badly.

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Pluto, the movie

Pluto, the movie

NASA movie of Pluto.

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Juno's Jupiter: the Great Red Spot

Juno's Jupiter: the Great Red Spot

Juno's deep view of Jupiter's Great Red Spot.

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Lights, Action, CRISPR

Lights, Action, CRISPR

The era of using DNA as a storage device begins.

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Floated Away

Floated Away

An iceberg weighing 1-trillion tons detached from Antarctica.

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Ocean Management and Sustainability

Ocean Management and Sustainability

A new portal offers tools for ocean sustainability.

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Playful Whale

Playful Whale

Whales like to play too.

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Photo-Mapping a Collapse

Photo-Mapping a Collapse

Antarctica's Larsen-C icesheet will soon collapse.

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Ancient Underwater Forest Uncovered

Ancient Underwater Forest Uncovered

Buried 60,000 years under the Gulf.

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IR Jupiter

IR Jupiter

Jupiter seen in infrared light.

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Riding at Light Speed

Riding at Light Speed

How would riding a light beam appear?

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Western Fires

Western Fires

Satellites are now deployed in forest and fire monitoring.

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Drumming & Dancing Birds

Drumming & Dancing Birds

Intelligence shown in drumming & dancing.

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