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A Day for Bees

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2019

A Day for Bees

World Bee Day is here.

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James Balog: '1000 Cuts'

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May

2019

James Balog: '1000 Cuts'

Viewing changes to Utah's Canyonlands.

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On Beauty, and How to See It

On Beauty, and How to See It

One of the greatest all-time thinkers on what it means to look deeply, and think deeply, about beauty. Our Video Pick of the Week.

7 Jun 2013

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The Conservation Alliance

 

NASA Animates 100 years of Climate Change

NASA Animates 100 years of Climate Change

NASA has animated temperature data to show climate change from 1880-2014.

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Fallen Tree

Fallen Tree

Environmental field work has its joys, challenges, and dangers as tree biologist Nalini Nadkarni can attest.

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Ecosystem Restoration One Grove and Marsh at a Time

Ecosystem Restoration One Grove and Marsh at a Time

A San Francisco non-profit is restoring degraded ecosystems one bit at a time.

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Acongagua Rock Avalanche

Acongagua Rock Avalanche

A huge debris flow was recorded by trekkers on cerro Acongagua in Argentina.

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East Coast Blizzard from Space

East Coast Blizzard from Space

A view of the East Coast blizzard as seen from the Space Station.

  • 1804
Iceberg Calving and Glacial Dynamics

Iceberg Calving and Glacial Dynamics

Fluid dynamics and climate change affects how glaciers decline with iceberg calving events.

  • 1936
A Real Planet "X" Is Predicted

A Real Planet "X" Is Predicted

Caltech researchers predict a real Planet "X" exists in the outer solar system.

  • 1650
River Ecology Restored After Dam Removal

River Ecology Restored After Dam Removal

The recovery of Washington's Elwha River ecosystem has been faster than anticipated after a dam was removed.

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Mission to Europa

Mission to Europa

JPL was funded for a Mission to Europa to explore this ice-covered moon of Jupiter.

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The Mysterious World of Underwater Caves

The Mysterious World of Underwater Caves

Not afraid of strange places to explore? Try underwater cave diving!

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Zigging Stardust

Zigging Stardust

Dust makes the universe go 'round. NASA -- with some students' help -- is taking a closer look. 

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Antarctica's Grand Canyons

Antarctica's Grand Canyons

A canyon system has been discovered under the Antarctic ice cap that is longer and deeper than Arizona's Grand Canyon.

  • 1419
Good News for Green Sea Turtles

Good News for Green Sea Turtles

Green sea turtle nestings have made dramatic increases on Florida beaches from less than 500 40 years ago to 30,000 today.

  • 1488
Bamiyan Buddhas Restored Digitally

Bamiyan Buddhas Restored Digitally

The Bamiyan Buddhas were reconstructed by a collaboration of archaeologists, digital technology, and a businessman.

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Conservation Alliance Grants, Summer 2015

Conservation Alliance Grants, Summer 2015

The Conservation Alliance announced recipients of their bi-annual grants for Summer 2015.

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Earth Art

Earth Art

Images from the International Space Station, Operation Icebridge, and the Terra satellite depict the Earth as art.

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The Emerald Mile

The Emerald Mile

The Conservation Alliance is hosting the adventure author Kevin Fedarko on the Grand Canyon's Emerald Mile.

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New Mexico? Utah? Arizona? no Mars!

New Mexico? Utah? Arizona? no Mars!

The Curiosity rover photographed a Martian landscape that could easily pass for New Mexico, Utah, or Arizona. 
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Climate Scientists Receive Some Love

Climate Scientists Receive Some Love

Making a list of New Years resolutions? Here's an idea: send some love to climate scientists.
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Intelligent Designers

Intelligent Designers 27 April 2019

Intelligent Designers

Portland replaces coal with intelligence.

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency! 21 April 2019

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Energy efficiency is the 'name of the game'.

Lost & Found Worlds

Lost & Found Worlds 14 April 2019

Lost & Found Worlds

Biogeography rules: odd things evolve on islands.

Conserving, The Mother Load

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Conserving, The Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

Fishing for Plastic

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Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2 29 December 2018

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatau is again active.

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