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Drawing Fish

22

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2020

Drawing Fish

James Prosek ponders fish.

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21

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2020

Bobbing Boulders

Building landforms is a continuous process.

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My Life As A Turkey

My Life As A Turkey

A true turkey story.

28 Nov 2019

Video Highlights

 

The Conservation Alliance

 

When is fear mongering justified?

When is fear mongering justified?

Can someone use facts to monger fear? Is it right?

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Earth & Space

Earth & Space

A photo-animation of Earth and space by the ESA.
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Santa's Crisis of Confidence

Santa's Crisis of Confidence

The Big Guy is asking big questions.
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X-Ray'd

X-Ray'd

JPL may have decided to join the art market with a stunning new view of the Sun.
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Gravity's Potato

Gravity's Potato

The Earth's gravitational field is unevenly distributed and looks like a lumpy potato.
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Comet 67P in 3D

Comet 67P in 3D

Get out those 3D glasses to see what a comet really looks like.
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Mars "burps"

Mars "burps"

When are methane burps a good thing? answer: When discovered on Mars.
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International Mountain Day

International Mountain Day

In case you missed it, December 11th was International Mountain Day.
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#MyEnvironment, Not "The Environment"

#MyEnvironment, Not "The Environment"

A thought on linguistics and the debate on climate change. 
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Sharper Sun

Sharper Sun

The largest sunspot in over 20 years photographed erupting. WOW!
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It's those "Turtle People" to the rescue.....again

It's those "Turtle People" to the rescue.....again

Compassionate "turtle people" have come to the rescue once again.
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Conveyor Belts of Water

Conveyor Belts of Water

A conveyor belt of welcome rains is drenching California and the West Coast.
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Oceans as Garbage Dumps

Oceans as Garbage Dumps

The oceans are dumps for plastic pollution and creating ecosystems "cascades".
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Mixed Reaction to Facebook Drones in the Developing World

Mixed Reaction to Facebook Drones in the Developing World

Tribal elders react to the news that Facebook wants to use drones to bring them the Internet. 
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Ian Player, the rhino man, 1927-2014

Ian Player, the rhino man, 1927-2014

Ian Player, the passionate wildlife conservationist and founder of the International Wilderness Foundation has passed away.
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Global Corruption Report

Global Corruption Report

Corruption is likely a chief driver of natural resource destruction worldwide.
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The Wanderers

The Wanderers

Carl Sagan coined the phrase "a pale blue dot" and a film now imagines the adventure implications.
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Martin Litton, 1917-2014

Martin Litton, 1917-2014

The conservationist no one knew.
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Visualizing CO2

Visualizing CO2

"Big Data" is used to create a year-long visualization of CO2 in the atmosphere.
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"Tipping Points"

"Tipping Points"

How to understand ecological "tipping points".
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Super-strange, Super-rare, & Super-ugly

Super-strange, Super-rare, & Super-ugly

Researchers have finally captured video of a deed-diving fish and it's really ugly.
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Chance of Life, remastered

Chance of Life, remastered

What lies under Europa's icy shell?
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NOAA knows

NOAA knows

NOAA now knows that October was the hottest October ever recorded.
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Electric Fern...plant of the week

Electric Fern...plant of the week

Electric-blue Ferns are rainforest beauties and the plant of the week.
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An Apple a Day.....

An Apple a Day.....

Honey Crisp, Granny Smith, Fuji, Jonagold, and Snapdragon, the list of apple varieties keeps growing with each new release.
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Heads in Sand...Bums in Air

Heads in Sand...Bums in Air

Australians are known for their quick wit and showed this again with a clever protest on a famous Sydney beach. 
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