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Cancun's Underwater Museum

24

Nov

2017

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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My Life As A Turkey

23

Nov

2017

My Life As A Turkey

If you thought turkeys were just big butterballs in the Thanksgiving oven, think again.

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The Conservation Alliance

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A Million Taxis

A Million Taxis

You ever sit in a giant traffic jam, alone, in freeway that has become a parking lot, boxed in by cars flatulating noxious fumes, your only...

5 Apr 2013

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My Life As A Turkey

My Life As A Turkey 23 November 2017

My Life As A Turkey

If you thought turkeys were just big butterballs in the Thanksgiving oven, think again.

Volcano May Explode, update

Volcano May Explode, update 21 November 2017

Volcano May Explode, update

Bali's Mount Agung could erupt any time.

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.

"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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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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Happy Monkey

Happy Monkey

A happy monkey likes taking selfies too.
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Gallery Ready

Gallery Ready

The Hubble and Cassini cameras keep returning photographs ready for any art gallery.
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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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Sounds of Comets

Sounds of Comets

The comet actually sounds like a fictional movie creature.
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WOW!

WOW!

That is only thing to say about the Rosetta spacecraft and its lander.
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Tsunami Politics in Kansas

Tsunami Politics in Kansas

The red vs. blue debate on climate is not enough.
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Critter Cams

Critter Cams

"critter cams" can produce amazing results from very remote places.
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Re-imagining Work

Re-imagining Work

Being mindful and re-imagining work can be the key to unlocking creativity and productivity at the same time.
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Planting "big data"

Planting "big data"

What happens when you visualize "big data" from plant products?
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Remembrance Poppies

Remembrance Poppies

Using flowers to remember has ancient roots.
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Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia continues showing the way to apply sustainability in business practice.
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Columbia Glacier...going, going, gone?

Columbia Glacier...going, going, gone?

The Columbia Glacier is disappearing, fast.
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