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A journal of science, thought, and action.

Trees Before Rain

17

Nov

2017

Trees Before Rain

Which came first: trees or rain?

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A 'Medicane' Forms

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Nov

2017

A 'Medicane' Forms

A medicane heads toward Italy and Greece.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion and other creatures

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

5 Nov 2017

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.

Volcano May Explode

Volcano May Explode

Bali's Mount Agung could erupt any time.

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Another Glacier Cracks in Antarctica

Another Glacier Cracks in Antarctica

A Manhattan-sized iceberg has now appeared.

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Cassini's Last Photos

Cassini's Last Photos

Cassini gathered data and photos until its last moment.

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A 'Lost Crop' That Might Change Africa

A 'Lost Crop' That Might Change Africa

A wholistic plan for a 'lost crop' that could change Africa.

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The Driest Place on Earth

The Driest Place on Earth

The Atacama Desert as a Mars analog.

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Watching Tundra Melt

Watching Tundra Melt

Permafrost melting in 'real time'.

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A Giraffe Boosts Conservation

A Giraffe Boosts Conservation

A white giraffe becomes a wildlife icon.

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Cassini's Last Bow

Cassini's Last Bow

The spacecraft's exploration of Saturn has ended.

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Huygens and Titan

Huygens and Titan

Remembering a distant moon lander.

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Goodbye to Cassini

Goodbye to Cassini

Cassini takes a bow and exits the stage.

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Comparing Sizes

Comparing Sizes

Physical size mattered in the Cenozoic.

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Animal Shelters

Animal Shelters

Compassion for animals was shown during Irma's wrath.

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Where's The Ocean Gone?

Where's The Ocean Gone?

A seafloor sucked dry.

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Surging Storms

Surging Storms

New environmental satellites map weather events.

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Irma & Jose Together

Irma & Jose Together

Two hurricanes viewed in real-time data.

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As Irma Approaches

As Irma Approaches

Hurricane Irma is arriving 1-week after Harvey!

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Endangered Species...Individual Actions

Endangered Species...Individual Actions

Individuals involved directly in species conservation.

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Juno as Monet

Juno as Monet

Jupiter as an impressionist painting.

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