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Acid Lakes

14

Nov

2018

Acid Lakes

No swimming in the lake.

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Remembrance Poppies

12

Nov

2018

Remembrance Poppies

Using poppies to remember.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Replanting Corals

Replanting Corals

Some people are taking positive action today to reverse the damage caused by climate change and building resilience for tomorrow.

17 May 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.

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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Where Does Creativity Come From?

Where Does Creativity Come From?

Creativity and genus can be a bit of magic for anyone.
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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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Air Pollution Life Cycles

Air Pollution Life Cycles

Scientists have turned to animators in helping to communicate an important story about air pollution.
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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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Albany Pitcher Plant...plant of the week

Albany Pitcher Plant...plant of the week

The Albany pitcher plant is a botanical gem prized by carnivorous plant lovers everywhere.
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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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Extreme Shrimps and Ocean Worlds

Extreme Shrimps and Ocean Worlds

What if extreme shrimps lived in far-off oceans? How would we know?
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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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