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The Future is Fungus

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The Future is Fungus

The natural alternative to plastic.

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Real-time Storm Forecasts

GOES-16 watches storms form in real-time.

 

 

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Archive Highlights

When Our Stories Get Ruined, We Get Upset

When Our Stories Get Ruined, We Get Upset

Over and over again in the history of ideas, some new piece of information threatens our stories, and we react. Badly.

14 Mar 2014

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

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".

Intelligent Designers

Intelligent Designers 17 April 2015

Intelligent Designers

Portland is using 'intelligent designers' to replace an aging coal-fired power plant and other cities should follow their lead.
Study finds irrational mating habits in frogs

Study finds irrational mating habits in frogs

The túngara frog exhibits the decoy effect
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Imagine

Imagine

An elite mountaineer and eye doctor imagines a world without blindness.
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New video technology depicts vast complexity of mouse brain

New video technology depicts vast complexity of mouse brain

Whether you get a sense of the brain's complexity or the bounds in science visualization, watching this video is captivating.
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You, empathy, & the environment

You, empathy, & the environment

Your self, empathy, and the environment are intertwined.
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Greenland's Melting Ice

Greenland's Melting Ice

A Greenland glacier has produced another world record...the largest observed collapse of ice in recorded history.
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The Blob

The Blob

The Blob has returned and this one is real and causing havoc from California to Alaska.
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Rubber Plant

Rubber Plant

It has taken more than a century for a desert plant to begin realizing its potential.
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California Burning

California Burning

It didn't take long for the new danger days map to prove its potential...just ask the people in LA!
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Danger Days are a comin'

Danger Days are a comin'

Danger Days isn't the hit title for a new country song but it could affect the entire country.
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Masters of Deception

Masters of Deception

Deceptively creative octopus show their capabilities while running on the seabed.
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Rewilding Nature

Rewilding Nature

Imagine a world where humans have restored the once complex ecologies that once surrounded us:
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OMG...it's melting!

OMG...it's melting!

OMG has a larger and more important meaning than just a simple exclamation!
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State CO2 Emissions

State CO2 Emissions

Everyone should know where their state's dubious distinction of CO2 emissions rank..
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Climate Scientist: Not 'Whether' Global Warming Spurs Disasters, But 'How'

Climate Scientist: Not 'Whether' Global Warming Spurs Disasters, But 'How'

Kevin Trenberth's new paper says global warming loads the dice
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Toxic Dumping

Toxic Dumping

Mining dumps are designed to contain toxic waste materials, not empty them into river systems.
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Unknown Ceres

Unknown Ceres

The Dawn space probe is nearing the strange dwarf-planet, Ceres.
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Andromeda

Andromeda

How our neighbor galaxy Andromeda appears in ultraviolet...stunning!
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Supporting Climate Scientists

Supporting Climate Scientists

An alternative concept is suggested if we ignore the advice of climate scientists.
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Animal Husbandry

Animal Husbandry

A little video reminds us that compassion is an important value in conservation whether in a wild or captive situation.
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