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Forgotten Microbe Could Transform Medicine

16

Nov

2018

Forgotten Microbe Could Transform Medicine

Phages may come to the rescue.

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Acid Lakes

14

Nov

2018

Acid Lakes

No swimming in the lake.

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Coral Reef Update, 3

Coral Reef Update, 3

Explaining the biology and consequences of coral bleaching.

18 Mar 2017

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Krakatoa Awakens, an update

Krakatoa Awakens, an update 28 October 2018

Krakatoa Awakens, an update

Krakatoa is again active.

Rewilding

Rewilding 4 September 2018

Rewilding

A 'silent spring' could become a 'wild summer' 

Conserving, the Mother Load

Conserving, the Mother Load 26 June 2018

Conserving, the Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

Environmental Art

Environmental Art 15 January 2018

Environmental Art

Creating paintings with natue connections.

Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia and Sustainability 31 December 2017

Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia shows how to apply sustainability in business practice.

Where Good Ideas Come From

Where Good Ideas Come From 22 December 2017

Where Good Ideas Come From

A clever storyteller suggests an answer.

The Important Places

The Important Places

Everyone has some memories of those important and special places.
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Mars Mystery Solved?

Mars Mystery Solved?

From God of War, canals, to possible life, Mars has always had its mysteries...one may now be solved.
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Protect Our Winters

Protect Our Winters

The "new normal" for mountain climates is not good news for snowpacks, winter sports, and water supplies.
  • 2001
Rising tides, Sailors be wise

Rising tides, Sailors be wise

Sailors are advised to not be caught off guard with rising tides...still good advise
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a new Tree of Life

a new Tree of Life

Wouldn't you like to know where you sit on the Tree of Life?
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World Rhino Day

World Rhino Day

Today is World Rhino Day and the creatures need all the help they can get.
  • 1835
Pluto Wows, Again

Pluto Wows, Again

Backlit photography is showing details that are producing Wows about far-off Pluto, again.
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What Climate Activists Can Learn from Honeybees

What Climate Activists Can Learn from Honeybees

Big new demand from one of country's bravest activists 
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Surfer Birds

Surfer Birds

Even the birds in Australia seem to like surfing.
  • 2031
1 in a 1000 & Blue Oaks

1 in a 1000 & Blue Oaks

Combining tree-rings with Sierra Nevada snowpack data show California's drought is the worst in 500 years.
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Where Good Ideas Come From

Where Good Ideas Come From

Where do good ideas originate? The answer surprised the science and technology writer, Steven Johnson.
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McConnell: A Leader in Population Changes

McConnell: A Leader in Population Changes

On policies that affect the world's mortality, the Senator is consistent. 
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Pluto: stranger & stranger

Pluto: stranger & stranger

Pluto is showing a geology and environmental processes as complicated as anything seen before and still unexplained.
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Parc national des Ecrins, France

Parc national des Ecrins, France

If you can't understand the language, a time-lapse video explains it all.
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It wasn't just a name that changed!

It wasn't just a name that changed!

It wasn't just a named that change when Denali was recognized as Denali.
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Color-blindness Cure?

Color-blindness Cure?

A color-blindness cure may be close as the biotechnological use of gene therapy shows.
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Plant of the Month: Silver Grass Trees

Plant of the Month: Silver Grass Trees

In remote corners of Western Australia is a plant that isn't a tree, isn't a grass, and isn't common either.
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