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Projects That Matter

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2017

Projects That Matter

Conservation successes happen one project at a time.

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Death Fungus and Ohia Trees

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May

2017

Death Fungus and Ohia Trees

A deadly fungus is attacking an ecologically and culturally important Hawaiian tree, the ohia lehua.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Intelligent Designers

Intelligent Designers

Portland is using 'intelligent designers' to replace an aging coal-fired power plant and other cities should follow their lead.

17 Apr 2015

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Replanting Corals

Replanting Corals 17 May 2017

Replanting Corals

Some people are taking positive action today to reverse the damage caused by climate change and building resilience for tomorrow.

A Monumental President

A Monumental President 16 May 2017

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

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.

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.
Nature Rx: Your Brain on Nature

Nature Rx: Your Brain on Nature

Things to know about the benefits to your brain while in nature.

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Drawings that Show Earth's Beauty and Fragility

Drawings that Show Earth's Beauty and Fragility

Artists often create more impact about environment concerns than scientific studies can.

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Setting Foot on Pluto

Setting Foot on Pluto

View Pluto as if you were walking around the frozen world.

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Secrets of the Snowy Owl

Secrets of the Snowy Owl

A clever narrative about those handsome Arctic birds, the snowy owls.

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8 Reasons Octopuses Rule the Oceans

8 Reasons Octopuses Rule the Oceans

Cephalopods are masters of their environment.

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New Species in Florida

New Species in Florida

Florida has a new species of wildlife and Nile crocodiles are nasty.

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Gene Editing with CRISPR

Gene Editing with CRISPR

CRISPR gene editing technology has been adopted by laboratories worldwide.

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Plant of the Month: Rhododendron species

Plant of the Month: Rhododendron species

Rhododendrons are the 'plant of the month'.

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The Ocean World, Europa

The Ocean World, Europa

Chemisty research indicates Europa's global ocean may be very similar to Earths.

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Love a Tree Day

Love a Tree Day

Don't forget Love a Tree Day.

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Colors of Antarctica

Colors of Antarctica

A new color-coded radar map of the Antarctic Peninsula was made.

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Danielle Feinberg on the Magic of Pixar

Danielle Feinberg on the Magic of Pixar

Why is animation so useful in telling stories strong on science?

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South Tyrol, 2003-2015

South Tyrol, 2003-2015

Alpine glaciers in the South Tyrol show big declines in less than 15 years.

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Richard Feynman, 1918-1988

Richard Feynman, 1918-1988

The birthday of the CalTech scientist Richard Feynman is celebrated.

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Smoke and Palm Trees

Smoke and Palm Trees

Smoke from Alberta's fires now stretch to cover Florida.

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Global Temperature Change, 1850-2016

Global Temperature Change, 1850-2016

A time-line animation of global temperature data, 1850-2016.

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The Atlas of Emotions

The Atlas of Emotions

The Dalai Lama said: "if you want to find the new world, you need a map".

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Finance and Climate Change Solutions

Finance and Climate Change Solutions

Financial tools could offer hope in effectively tackling climate change.

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Ecotourism Opportunity

Ecotourism Opportunity

Someone has to win an eco-tourism trip!

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Deepsea Jellyfish

Deepsea Jellyfish

It is often said that we know more about the surface of Mars than we know what exists in our oceans here on Earth.

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Saying Bye, Bye to the Florida Keys

Saying Bye, Bye to the Florida Keys

Aldo Leopold: "To be an ecologist is to live in a world of wounds"

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EO Wilson and the Encyclopedia of Life

EO Wilson and the Encyclopedia of Life

EO Wilson calls for The Encyclopedia of Life.

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