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Where Buffaloes Once Roamed

24

Jan

2020

Where Buffaloes Once Roamed

The first wildlife restoration.

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Drawing Fish

22

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2020

Drawing Fish

James Prosek ponders fish.

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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

 

The Conservation Alliance

 

Tail Wagging

Tail Wagging

A galaxy with a long tail? no way, you say. Welcome to the Tadpole!
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Naked and Afraid

Naked and Afraid

The woman suing "Dating Naked" is likely upset because she feels that, through exposure, she lost status and (perceived) sexiness.
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Icy Triton seen anew

Icy Triton seen anew

The Voyager spacecrafts were launched in August 1977. Their findings still amaze us.
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Re-Imagine

Re-Imagine

What do you call a symposium bringing together writers, ranchers, biologists, painters, and radio hosts for a conversation in a remote Montana valley? Re-Imagine
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Why Are Middle-Easterners Fighting Over Such Shitty Land?

Why Are Middle-Easterners Fighting Over Such Shitty Land?

‚ÄčOr, what happened to the Fertile Crescent? 
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Thar She Blows

Thar She Blows

Another one of Iceland's unpronounceable volcanoes is preparing to erupt.
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Patterned Mars

Patterned Mars

Landscapes on Mars come in all sorts of patterns.
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Plant of the Week

Plant of the Week

Imagine a giant wombat or wallaby grazing these groves of trees.
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Art Gallery Ready

Art Gallery Ready

Space photography does it again with a composite view of the Ring Nebula ready for any art gallery wall.
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My Denials

My Denials

Here is a list of the “theories” to which I do not subscribe or even peruse.
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Tobacco -- The Healthy Choice

Tobacco -- The Healthy Choice

Can GMO sometimes be A-OK? 
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When Are We Going to Die?

When Are We Going to Die?

A look into the future reveals that we actually know quite a lot about the way the world will end.
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How to Tame Your Comet

How to Tame Your Comet

Dragons come in different forms and two space probes are getting a first-hand look.
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Against the Sky

Against the Sky

A dreamy travel video for the morning.
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Way Weird Weather

Way Weird Weather

July 2014 has produced some really odd weather in the northern hemisphere.
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From Despair to Repair

From Despair to Repair

Fact #1: coral reefs are very important, Fact #2: they are in deep trouble, Fact #3: there is some hope for corals
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The Faux-Jocks Hate the Faux-Nerds

The Faux-Jocks Hate the Faux-Nerds

If you beat up on nerds, you can't be a nerd.
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When is Green not a Good Thing?

When is Green not a Good Thing?

When is "green" a bad thing? Answer: When it comes from toxic algae.
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Roll-on Solar, roll-on

Roll-on Solar, roll-on

Roll-on photovoltaic materials may be the biggest breakthrough ever in solar energy development.
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Surf's Up

Surf's Up

The Arctic Ocean could become the next hot surfing spot.
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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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