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A journal of science, thought, and action.

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

The Conservation Alliance

The Conservation Alliance

Announcing a corporate partner for Riled Up: The Conservation Alliance

12 Mar 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".
How Do You Tune a Guitar Forest?

How Do You Tune a Guitar Forest?

It's a tricky process!
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The Great (Dust) Wall of China

The Great (Dust) Wall of China

China's Great Wall was originally built to keep out raiding hoards. However, it can't keep out their dust.
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Nice Ocean. Be a Shame if Something Happened to It.

Nice Ocean. Be a Shame if Something Happened to It.

Riled Up has obtained an internal memo from some very legitimate businessmen about the failing health of the oceans.
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Jon Stewart Slams CNN's Climate Coverage

Jon Stewart Slams CNN's Climate Coverage

No story is bigger; few stories get less coverage. 
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Let's Celebrate People Day

Let's Celebrate People Day

On People Day, unlike Earth Day, we do whatever we want. 
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very Old & still very Alive

very Old & still very Alive

How old is old? Like super-ancient Methuselah's you'd be surprised.
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10 Earth Day Ideas...good any day!

10 Earth Day Ideas...good any day!

We hope you are paying attention to Earth Day wherever you live.
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BREAKING: Racists are Stupid

By Reilly Capps
We will continue engineering ourselves closer and closer and more connected and more interdependent – unless hateful and stupid people get better at carrying out their evil plans. 
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Light Painting

Light Painting

Nature can produce a "light painting" if you're in the right place at the right time.
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"The News"

"The News"

The 'big thinker' Alain de Botton spoke at Google. The presentation is well worth a listen.
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Nature Isn't Nice

Nature Isn't Nice

By Reilly Capps
A deadly slide on Everest shows, once again, that nature isn't going to pamper us. 
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No One Knows What To Do

No One Knows What To Do

By Reilly Capps
Academic papers should have sections called "What This Means in Language a 6-Year-Old Can Understand" and "My Wild-Ass Guess About What I Think We Should Do Now."
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Eclipse Sequence

Eclipse Sequence

Time-lapse photography sequenced the 'blood moon'.
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Sponge Wars

Sponge Wars

You've heard of killer whales, bees, and snails but now add killer sponges to the list.
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Ita's Rain Falls

Ita's Rain Falls

Cyclone Ita produced rainfall exceeding 6 inches/hour as it traveled down the Queensland coastline.
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Halealaka Starry Night

Halealaka Starry Night

Mount Haleakala as seen on a 'Starry Night'.
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NeXTgen Sagan?

NeXTgen Sagan?

Who might be waiting to become the Carl (or Carla) Sagan for the next generation?
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Cyclone Ita Approaches

Cyclone Ita Approaches

Cyclone Ita has been upgraded to a Category 5 storm as it lumbers towards Queensland.
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Amazing 'Selfies'

Amazing 'Selfies'

"Selfies", those online photos, can be amazing sometimes.
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O, the Power of Conformity

O, the Power of Conformity

By Reilly Capps
Whether we want to or not, we end up following the pack. 
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March of the Beetles

March of the Beetles

"God must have loved beetles as there are so many of them."
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Strange Encounters

Strange Encounters

You decide here on this strange encounter.
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Snow Totals

Snow Totals

The 2013-2014 winter was exceptionally dry for parts of the Western USA. A new satellite map shows the mountain snow coverage.
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Whales 1, Whalers 0

Whales 1, Whalers 0

Ruling against "scientific whaling" by an international court, Japan lost and whales won.
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Feelings Trump Facts

Feelings Trump Facts

The facts don't matter, all that matters is how you feel.
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