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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

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Nov

2017

A 'Medicane' Forms

A medicane heads toward Italy and Greece.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Coral Reef Update, 3

Coral Reef Update, 3

Explaining the biology and consequences of coral bleaching.

18 Mar 2017

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.

NASA Leads the Way

NASA Leads the Way

Earth, space, and geo-science data became freely available from NASA.

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On The Cutting Edge at New Frontiers

On The Cutting Edge at New Frontiers

Cutting-edge technology is a signature of New Frontiers.

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a New Climate at Sundance

a New Climate at Sundance

Environmental programming at the Sundance Film Festival, 2017.

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To solve old problems, study new species.

To solve old problems, study new species.

New species = new designs & materials

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Jupiter 'Photo Shoot'

Jupiter 'Photo Shoot'

Voting for Jupiter is now open.

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Storms Are on the Oceans

Storms Are on the Oceans

Rough weather ahead!

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Climate Milestones, 2016

Climate Milestones, 2016

A 2016 scorecard for the 5 climate milestones.

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Field Work

Field Work

Colloboration across disclipines now defines field work.

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New Species

New Species

A new Australian marine creature was discovered.

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Visualizing a River of Moisture

Visualizing a River of Moisture

JPL used animation to visualize moisture data.

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David Brooks: Character & Selfies

David Brooks: Character & Selfies

It's about character in the age of 'selfies'.

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Ecology Lesson 3: Predators and Ecosystems

Ecology Lesson 3: Predators and Ecosystems

Top predators sustain ecosystems.

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Getting Green Done & the Work Ahead

Getting Green Done & the Work Ahead

Sustainability is everyone's responsibility.

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Michael Pollan on Cooking

Michael Pollan on Cooking

Explore cooking at home.

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Crack in Ice Grows

Crack in Ice Grows

An ice shelf crack now extends 100 miles.

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Rivers of Rain

Rivers of Rain

A Pineapple Express returns.

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A Lost City and LiDAR

A Lost City and LiDAR

The remarkable power of LiDAR is again demonstrated.

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Always New Possibilities

Always New Possibilities

Time to explore new possibilities.

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Dolphins to the Rescue

Dolphins to the Rescue

Dolphins will be used in conservation of a cousin.

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Snows of Mauna Kea

Snows of Mauna Kea

Snow in Hawai'i.

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Islands in Space

Islands in Space

An environmental monitoring satellite observed the Galapagos from space.

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