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A journal of science, thought, and action.

Trees Before Rain

17

Nov

2017

Trees Before Rain

Which came first: trees or rain?

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A 'Medicane' Forms

15

Nov

2017

A 'Medicane' Forms

A medicane heads toward Italy and Greece.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

"Look to the Mountains"

"Look to the Mountains"

A photographer, mountaineer, and environmental ambassador says: "look to the mountains".

24 Apr 2015

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

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.

Whales & Drones

Whales & Drones 31 October 2017

Whales & Drones

Remotely controlled drones provide a quiet way to track animal behavior.

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper 30 October 2017

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Robotic engineers at JPL are turning to bio-mimicry and using a gecko as their design guide.

Super Storms & Cloudscapes

Super Storms & Cloudscapes

Juno as 'art house' photographer.

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Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Heat-tolerant corals may help reef restoration.

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A Climate Solution Where Everyone Wins

A Climate Solution Where Everyone Wins

An entrepreneur's vision of solving climate change.

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Is The Great Barrier Reef Dead?

Is The Great Barrier Reef Dead?

An analysis of coral bleaching news.

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Projects That Matter

Projects That Matter

Conservation successes happen one project at a time.

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Death Fungus and Ohia Trees

Death Fungus and Ohia Trees

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

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Floods for a 21st Century Noah

Floods for a 21st Century Noah

Extreme rainfall could increase five-fold.

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Geologic History, Earth and Mars

Geologic History, Earth and Mars

Satellite images show similar geology.

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Replanting Corals

Replanting Corals

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

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Complexity Made Simple

Complexity Made Simple

Using complexity to find a simple answer.

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Wolves Change Rivers

Wolves Change Rivers

Changing riveres one wolf at a time.

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Elon Musk: The Future We're Building

Elon Musk: The Future We're Building

Elon Musk drills for a new LA.

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Hellish Moon

Hellish Moon

Io's lava waves.

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To Key Plants

To Key Plants

Keying plants goes digital and botany is democratized.

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Celebrating Clouds

Celebrating Clouds

Visualizing clouds from space.

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Cassini's Deep Diving

Cassini's Deep Diving

Cassini sees Saturn as Monet would have painted it.

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Roll-On Solar, Roll On

Roll-On Solar, Roll On

A printable solar ink has been developed.

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Epsilon Eridani

Epsilon Eridani

A new solar system spins 10 light years away.

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Cassini's Grand Finale

Cassini's Grand Finale

Through the rings and into Saturn at the mission's end.

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Ice Flow Animation

Ice Flow Animation

24 years of satellite data was animated.

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Polar Desert Island

Polar Desert Island

Ellesmere glaciers look like flowing batter.

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