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Drawing Fish

22

Jan

2020

Drawing Fish

James Prosek ponders fish.

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Bobbing Boulders

21

Jan

2020

Bobbing Boulders

Building landforms is a continuous process.

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Fog

Fog

Fog is ecologically critical for several ecosystems. It is also beautiful.

23 Apr 2013

Video Highlights

 

The Conservation Alliance

 

Study finds irrational mating habits in frogs

Study finds irrational mating habits in frogs

The túngara frog exhibits the decoy effect
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Imagine

Imagine

An elite mountaineer and eye doctor imagines a world without blindness.
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New video technology depicts vast complexity of mouse brain

New video technology depicts vast complexity of mouse brain

Whether you get a sense of the brain's complexity or the bounds in science visualization, watching this video is captivating.
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Greenland's Melting Ice

Greenland's Melting Ice

A Greenland glacier has produced another world record...the largest observed collapse of ice in recorded history.
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The Blob

The Blob

The Blob has returned and this one is real and causing havoc from California to Alaska.
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California Burning

California Burning

It didn't take long for the new danger days map to prove its potential...just ask the people in LA!
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Danger Days are a comin'

Danger Days are a comin'

Danger Days isn't the hit title for a new country song but it could affect the entire country.
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OMG...it's melting!

OMG...it's melting!

OMG has a larger and more important meaning than just a simple exclamation!
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State CO2 Emissions

State CO2 Emissions

Everyone should know where their state's dubious distinction of CO2 emissions rank..
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Climate Scientist: Not 'Whether' Global Warming Spurs Disasters, But 'How'

Climate Scientist: Not 'Whether' Global Warming Spurs Disasters, But 'How'

Kevin Trenberth's new paper says global warming loads the dice
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Toxic Dumping

Toxic Dumping

Mining dumps are designed to contain toxic waste materials, not empty them into river systems.
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Unknown Ceres

Unknown Ceres

The Dawn space probe is nearing the strange dwarf-planet, Ceres.
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Andromeda

Andromeda

How our neighbor galaxy Andromeda appears in ultraviolet...stunning!
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Supporting Climate Scientists

Supporting Climate Scientists

An alternative concept is suggested if we ignore the advice of climate scientists.
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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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