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3 Earth Day Ideas

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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

Irony Alert: Plants Used in Herbal Remedies Cause Cancer

By Reilly Capps Plants that have been used by Chinese medicine men for centuries as a natural way to cure arthritis and other disease actually...

14 Aug 2013

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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".
Drenching the Drought

Drenching the Drought

90% of Texas was in drought conditions in 2014, much of it extreme. In May 2015, the percentage of affected areas has fallen to 30% and it is still raining.
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Temperature Anomalies

Temperature Anomalies

A temperature anomaly occurred this week when Alaska had higher temperatures than Texas.
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Scientific Misconduct Is A Bigger Problem Than You Think

Scientific Misconduct Is A Bigger Problem Than You Think

The recent dispute over a study published in Science is an occasion to look at the deeper problems in science publishing
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Ocean Blooming

Ocean Blooming

The "blooming" of algae in the North Atlantic offers hope for restoration of depleted fisheries.
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Species and their Appreciation

Species and their Appreciation

Every day should be a "species appreciation day".
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Environment as Art

Environment as Art

The artist John Wolseley uses an unusual concept to create paintings about our connections to nature.
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Is DNA the Soul?

Is DNA the Soul?

Is it possible to find meaning in a string of acids? 
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The Depths of Space

The Depths of Space

It's hard to fathom how big the universe is. This video helps. 
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Solar Buildings

Solar Buildings

A new report suggests solar energy could be much cheaper if added to city building designs
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Restoring a Delta

Restoring a Delta

Restoring river deltas is possible but requires understanding the natural processes that built them in the first place.
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Sarah Jones Imagines Future Options

Sarah Jones Imagines Future Options

The performance artist Sarah Jones thinks conceptually about the future
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Drone Video

Drone Video

Aerial video from a robotic drone shows the extent of the recent earthquake in Nepal.
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Art Glaciers

Art Glaciers

A National Geographic "young explorer" photographed a Greenland glacier that could hang on any art gallery wall.
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Elon Musk says: "Power to the People"

Elon Musk says: "Power to the People"

The famous businessman is saying "power to the people" with his new solar power batteries.
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Earthquake Premonitions

Earthquake Premonitions

Strange behavior is often seen in animals just before an earthquake but rarely captured on video.
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