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3 Earth Day Ideas

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2017

3 Earth Day Ideas

Suggestions on how to participate.

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Sierra Snowpack's, 2015-2017

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2017

Sierra Snowpack's, 2015-2017

JPL applies science to water management.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Compassionate Turtles

Compassionate Turtles

Behavior that would be considered compassionate in humans is also observed in animals.

24 Jun 2015

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Coral Reef Update, 3

Coral Reef Update, 3 18 March 2017

Coral Reef Update, 3

Explaining the biology and consequences of coral bleaching.

Supporting Environmental Work

Supporting Environmental Work 1 April 2016

Supporting Environmental Work

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

Protecting New Lands

Protecting New Lands 14 July 2015

Protecting New Lands

Several important land protections were declared in just one week, perhaps a new trend.

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance 25 June 2015

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance

Eric Larsen will present his The Last North expedition to an outdoor/conservation audience in Utah..

Compassionate Turtles

Compassionate Turtles 24 June 2015

Compassionate Turtles

Behavior that would be considered compassionate in humans is also observed in animals.

"Look to the Mountains"

"Look to the Mountains" 24 April 2015

"Look to the Mountains"

A photographer, mountaineer, and environmental ambassador says: "look to the mountains".
NASA Animates 100 years of Climate Change

NASA Animates 100 years of Climate Change

NASA has animated temperature data to show climate change from 1880-2014.

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Fallen Tree

Fallen Tree

Environmental field work has its joys, challenges, and dangers as tree biologist Nalini Nadkarni can attest.

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Ecosystem Restoration One Grove and Marsh at a Time

Ecosystem Restoration One Grove and Marsh at a Time

A San Francisco non-profit is restoring degraded ecosystems one bit at a time.

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Acongagua Rock Avalanche

Acongagua Rock Avalanche

A huge debris flow was recorded by trekkers on cerro Acongagua in Argentina.

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East Coast Blizzard from Space

East Coast Blizzard from Space

A view of the East Coast blizzard as seen from the Space Station.

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Iceberg Calving and Glacial Dynamics

Iceberg Calving and Glacial Dynamics

Fluid dynamics and climate change affects how glaciers decline with iceberg calving events.

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A Real Planet "X" Is Predicted

A Real Planet "X" Is Predicted

Caltech researchers predict a real Planet "X" exists in the outer solar system.

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River Ecology Restored After Dam Removal

River Ecology Restored After Dam Removal

The recovery of Washington's Elwha River ecosystem has been faster than anticipated after a dam was removed.

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Mission to Europa

Mission to Europa

JPL was funded for a Mission to Europa to explore this ice-covered moon of Jupiter.

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The Mysterious World of Underwater Caves

The Mysterious World of Underwater Caves

Not afraid of strange places to explore? Try underwater cave diving!

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Zigging Stardust

Zigging Stardust

Dust makes the universe go 'round. NASA -- with some students' help -- is taking a closer look. 

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Antarctica's Grand Canyons

Antarctica's Grand Canyons

A canyon system has been discovered under the Antarctic ice cap that is longer and deeper than Arizona's Grand Canyon.

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Good News for Green Sea Turtles

Good News for Green Sea Turtles

Green sea turtle nestings have made dramatic increases on Florida beaches from less than 500 40 years ago to 30,000 today.

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Bamiyan Buddhas Restored Digitally

Bamiyan Buddhas Restored Digitally

The Bamiyan Buddhas were reconstructed by a collaboration of archaeologists, digital technology, and a businessman.

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Conservation Alliance Grants, Summer 2015

Conservation Alliance Grants, Summer 2015

The Conservation Alliance announced recipients of their bi-annual grants for Summer 2015.

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Earth Art

Earth Art

Images from the International Space Station, Operation Icebridge, and the Terra satellite depict the Earth as art.

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The Emerald Mile

The Emerald Mile

The Conservation Alliance is hosting the adventure author Kevin Fedarko on the Grand Canyon's Emerald Mile.

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Meet the Jerboa

Meet the Jerboa

Jerboas are strange critters that look like a small, hopping dinosaur.
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New Mexico? Utah? Arizona? no Mars!

New Mexico? Utah? Arizona? no Mars!

The Curiosity rover photographed a Martian landscape that could easily pass for New Mexico, Utah, or Arizona. 
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Climate Scientists Receive Some Love

Climate Scientists Receive Some Love

Making a list of New Years resolutions? Here's an idea: send some love to climate scientists.
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