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A journal of science, thought, and action.

The Future is Fungus

17

Feb

2017

The Future is Fungus

The natural alternative to plastic.

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Real-time Storm Forecasts

16

Feb

2017

Real-time Storm Forecasts

GOES-16 watches storms form in real-time.

 

 

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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

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.
Bioluminescence: Weird & Wonderful

Bioluminescence: Weird & Wonderful

Bioluminescence is beautiful and strange.

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Largest Marine Reserve Created

Largest Marine Reserve Created

Off Hawaii the largest marine reserve is created, Papahānaumokuākea.

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176 Years of Climate Data Visualized

176 Years of Climate Data Visualized

176 years of temperature data has been visualized in one chart.

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80-Miles and Cracking

80-Miles and Cracking

An 80-mile crack is opening on an Antarctic ice shelf.

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Murray Buttes, 360

Murray Buttes, 360

The Curiosity rover produced a 360-panorama of Mars.

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Measuring Summer Ice Melting

Measuring Summer Ice Melting

Operation IceBridge measures 2016 Arctic sea ice melting.

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New Bamboo

New Bamboo

A sustainable building material from bamboo plants.

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World Photography Day

World Photography Day

177 years ago photography was invented.

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Bad for Bees

Bad for Bees

Pesticides are 'bad for bees'.

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Phoenix Corals

Phoenix Corals

Like the Phoenix bird, some reefs are showing recovery from bleaching.

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Extreme Rains & Floods

Extreme Rains & Floods

Catastrophic rains and floods are underway.
 

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It's Climate Change so, Game On

It's Climate Change so, Game On

Bring it on, the climate change challenge!

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Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

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A New Plastics Economy

A New Plastics Economy

A more sustainable economy for plastics is envisioned.

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Climate Time Machine

Climate Time Machine

A 'time machine' has been developed to visualize climate data.

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Simplifying Complexity

Simplifying Complexity

Are complex ecosystems also hard to understand?

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Empathetic Whales

Empathetic Whales

Humpback whales appear to show empathy towards other marine species.

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Solar Trackers

Solar Trackers

Sunflowers are experts at solar tracking.

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Mud Flow Staircase

Mud Flow Staircase

The Grand Staircase can be awesome and deadly, sometimes together.

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Turtle Campaign

Turtle Campaign

Sea turtles are being helped by a new conservation campaign.

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Slip-slidin' Away

Slip-slidin' Away

Permafrost in Denali NP is sliding away like butter.

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Rain Bursts

Rain Bursts

Extreme rain events and high ocean temps become common.

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