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A Climate Solution Where Everyone Wins

25

May

2017

A Climate Solution Where Everyone Wins

An entrepreneur's vision of solving climate change.

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Is The Great Barrier Reef Dead?

24

May

2017

Is The Great Barrier Reef Dead?

An analysis of coral bleaching news.

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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.
NASA given $55 million to accelerate 'space habitat' research

NASA given $55 million to accelerate 'space habitat' research

A 2016 bill instructs the agency, vaguely, to look into sustaining human life during space exploration.
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Earth Images from Himawari-8

Earth Images from Himawari-8

Japan's  Meteorological Agency has a new satellite that captures images of Earth in virtually 'real time'.
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Arctic Old Ice Vanishing

Arctic Old Ice Vanishing

NOAA has created a photo animation to show a dramatic time-line of Arctic ice decline.
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Toolmaking crows captured on video

Toolmaking crows captured on video

New Caledonian crows have been documented making and using hook-like tools for hunting
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Pluto in Infrared

Pluto in Infrared

Pluto's composition mapped in infrared light by the New Horizons probe continues being received.
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Earthrise, redux

Earthrise, redux

NASA has released a new version of Earthrise and it is breathtaking.
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Cancun's Underwater Museum

Cancun's Underwater Museum

The sculptor Jason DeCaires Taylor created a unique museum combining art and science in an undersea display.
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Land and Water Conservation Fund is Reauthorized

Land and Water Conservation Fund is Reauthorized

The Land and Water Conservation Fund was reauthorized by Congress.
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Toxic Fog

Toxic Fog

Research in California has measured toxic mercury being pulled from the oceans and deposited on the land by coastal fogs.
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The Arctic and Greenland are Melting Fast

The Arctic and Greenland are Melting Fast

New reports on the rate of ice melting in the Arctic and Greenland were published just after the UN climate conference.
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Grevillea, Plant of the Month

Grevillea, Plant of the Month

Australia has a rich plant heritage stretching back to the era of Gondwanaland including the endemic Grevilleas.
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International Mountain Day, 2016

International Mountain Day, 2016

December 11 is International Mountain Day to recognize the multiple reasons why mountains are important to everyone.
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Dune Buggy

Dune Buggy

The Curiosity rover is performing like a 'dune buggy' to investigate sand dunes on Mars.
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The Tapir and How To Save It

The Tapir and How To Save It

Tapirs have existed for 50 million years but are now threatened by deforestation, poaching, and hunting for skins.
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Cutting Through The Haze

Cutting Through The Haze

The Cassini probe orbiting Saturn's moon Titan has develop new global maps.
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A Blue Whale in Paris

A Blue Whale in Paris

A whale sized art installation is drawing attention from attendees to the Paris climate talks.
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Pluto in Hi-Res

Pluto in Hi-Res

New Horizons continues returning remarkable images from its closest fly-by of Pluto.
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Stop The Burning

Stop The Burning

Jane Goodall says Stop The Burning in an environmental statement to the UN climate conference.
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MERU, short-listed

MERU, short-listed

The documentary film MERU was short-listed in consideration for an Academy Award nomination.
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SOHO has Spent 20 Years in Space! (+video)

SOHO has Spent 20 Years in Space! (+video)

NASA’s Solar and Heliospheric Observatory is still up there, making space science possible.
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Message in a Bottle

Message in a Bottle

CO2 measurements from Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano have been an environmental message in a bottle.
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Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Robotic engineers at JPL are turning to bio-mimicry and using a gecko as their design guide.
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Matthieu Ricard: Altruism, Compassion, & the Environment

Matthieu Ricard: Altruism, Compassion, & the Environment

Matthieu Ricard, the intellectual and Buddhist monk, gives his perspective on altruism, compassion, and the environment.
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