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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

Republican. Climate Change Believer. Really.

Republican. Climate Change Believer. Really.

To find a conservative politician who believes in climate change? It's easier to find skinny whales. 

10 Mar 2014

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".
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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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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