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A Giraffe Boosts Conservation

16

Sep

2017

A Giraffe Boosts Conservation

A white giraffe becomes a wildlife icon.

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Cassini's Last Bow

15

Sep

2017

Cassini's Last Bow

The spacecraft's exploration of Saturn has ended.

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Supporting Environmental Work

April campaign to We Keep it Wild and support The Conservation Alliance.

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A Monumental President

A Monumental President 26 August 2017

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic 9 August 2017

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

Intelligence of Plants

Intelligence of Plants 8 August 2017

Intelligence of Plants

Amazing new understandings of intelligence in plants.

The Colours of Australia are Fading

The Colours of Australia are Fading 2 June 2017

The Colours of Australia are Fading

Major changes have occurred recently to Australian forests.

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Super Coral...a Super Hero? 26 May 2017

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Heat-tolerant corals may help reef restoration.

Replanting Corals

Replanting Corals 17 May 2017

Replanting Corals

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

NASA given $55 million to accelerate 'space habitat' research

NASA given $55 million to accelerate 'space habitat' research

A 2016 bill instructs the agency, vaguely, to look into sustaining human life during space exploration.
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Earth Images from Himawari-8

Earth Images from Himawari-8

Japan's  Meteorological Agency has a new satellite that captures images of Earth in virtually 'real time'.
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Arctic Old Ice Vanishing

Arctic Old Ice Vanishing

NOAA has created a photo animation to show a dramatic time-line of Arctic ice decline.
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Toolmaking crows captured on video

Toolmaking crows captured on video

New Caledonian crows have been documented making and using hook-like tools for hunting
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Pluto in Infrared

Pluto in Infrared

Pluto's composition mapped in infrared light by the New Horizons probe continues being received.
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Earthrise, redux

Earthrise, redux

NASA has released a new version of Earthrise and it is breathtaking.
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Cancun's Underwater Museum

Cancun's Underwater Museum

The sculptor Jason DeCaires Taylor created a unique museum combining art and science in an undersea display.
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Land and Water Conservation Fund is Reauthorized

Land and Water Conservation Fund is Reauthorized

The Land and Water Conservation Fund was reauthorized by Congress.
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Toxic Fog

Toxic Fog

Research in California has measured toxic mercury being pulled from the oceans and deposited on the land by coastal fogs.
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The Arctic and Greenland are Melting Fast

The Arctic and Greenland are Melting Fast

New reports on the rate of ice melting in the Arctic and Greenland were published just after the UN climate conference.
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Grevillea, Plant of the Month

Grevillea, Plant of the Month

Australia has a rich plant heritage stretching back to the era of Gondwanaland including the endemic Grevilleas.
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International Mountain Day, 2016

International Mountain Day, 2016

December 11 is International Mountain Day to recognize the multiple reasons why mountains are important to everyone.
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Dune Buggy

Dune Buggy

The Curiosity rover is performing like a 'dune buggy' to investigate sand dunes on Mars.
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The Tapir and How To Save It

The Tapir and How To Save It

Tapirs have existed for 50 million years but are now threatened by deforestation, poaching, and hunting for skins.
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Cutting Through The Haze

Cutting Through The Haze

The Cassini probe orbiting Saturn's moon Titan has develop new global maps.
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A Blue Whale in Paris

A Blue Whale in Paris

A whale sized art installation is drawing attention from attendees to the Paris climate talks.
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Pluto in Hi-Res

Pluto in Hi-Res

New Horizons continues returning remarkable images from its closest fly-by of Pluto.
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Stop The Burning

Stop The Burning

Jane Goodall says Stop The Burning in an environmental statement to the UN climate conference.
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MERU, short-listed

MERU, short-listed

The documentary film MERU was short-listed in consideration for an Academy Award nomination.
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SOHO has Spent 20 Years in Space! (+video)

SOHO has Spent 20 Years in Space! (+video)

NASA’s Solar and Heliospheric Observatory is still up there, making space science possible.
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Message in a Bottle

Message in a Bottle

CO2 measurements from Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano have been an environmental message in a bottle.
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Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Robotic engineers at JPL are turning to bio-mimicry and using a gecko as their design guide.
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Matthieu Ricard: Altruism, Compassion, & the Environment

Matthieu Ricard: Altruism, Compassion, & the Environment

Matthieu Ricard, the intellectual and Buddhist monk, gives his perspective on altruism, compassion, and the environment.
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