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NOAA's Mapper

19

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2018

NOAA's Mapper

NOAA's GOES satellites produce fine maps.

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'Mini-Moons'

18

Jul

2018

'Mini-Moons'

79 moons and counting

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

When is Green not a Good Thing?

When is Green not a Good Thing?

When is "green" a bad thing? Answer: When it comes from toxic algae.

4 Aug 2014

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Conserving, the Mother Load

Conserving, the Mother Load 26 June 2018

Conserving, the Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

Environmental Art

Environmental Art 15 January 2018

Environmental Art

Creating paintings with natue connections.

Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia and Sustainability 31 December 2017

Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia shows how to apply sustainability in business practice.

Where Good Ideas Come From

Where Good Ideas Come From 22 December 2017

Where Good Ideas Come From

A clever storyteller suggests an answer.

Bottled Arctic Notes

Bottled Arctic Notes 15 December 2017

Bottled Arctic Notes

A bottled note tossed to the waves recovered years later.

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars 7 December 2017

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars

The Dry Valleys are one of the strangest environments on Earth.

Frans Lanting on why Wildlife Conservation matters

Frans Lanting on why Wildlife Conservation matters

Frans Lanting offers a perspective on why wildlife conservation is essential.
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Solar Shines

Solar Shines

A shining revolution in solar power is underway and it has only just begun.
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Fiction & Science

Fiction & Science

Watching the real science of Rosetta unfold as a fiction tale is heaps of fun.
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'A mixture of rotten eggs and a horse stable'

'A mixture of rotten eggs and a horse stable'

That conjures up a pleasant image.
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Night Fishing

Night Fishing

With this many boats, it's bye-bye to the fish.
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Flower of the Week: Aussie orchids

Flower of the Week: Aussie orchids

Most Australian orchids grow in the ground under dense forests and rarely seen.
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'Big Data' analyzed

'Big Data' analyzed

Explaining all that 'Big Data' collected and being analyzed about you and other topics.
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Spider as "puppy"

Spider as "puppy"

If it was a choice between finding a big furry spider or a puppy in the forest, the spider loses.
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Star Temples

Star Temples

Imagining two natural star temples.
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Beastly Beauty

Beastly Beauty

How can something pretty be so ugly?
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Solar System as a Vortex

Solar System as a Vortex

Does it feel like you're swirling in a vortex sometimes? That might not be far from the truth.
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The Wangari Prize

The Wangari Prize

Wangari Maathai was a powerful voice for conservation and tree planting in Africa. An award was established in her honor to recognize new forest champions.
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IUFRO, part 3

IUFRO, part 3

a true statement: Wood is Good
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IUFRO, part 2

IUFRO, part 2

Posters are where it's at!
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IUFRO, part 1

IUFRO, part 1

Every 4 years, the World Congress of Forest Research Organizations meets to discuss trends in forests. It received scant attention during its recent US gathering.
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Canopy Confluences or A Child's Guide to Tree Climbing

Canopy Confluences or A Child's Guide to Tree Climbing

Nalini Nakarni discusses trees and their influences that touch everything.
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Going, Going, and now Gone

Going, Going, and now Gone

The Aral Sea was doomed by bureaucrats with grand schemes. It is now gone.
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Mountains in the Sea

Mountains in the Sea

Marine mountain ranges rivaling many on land have been mapped under the world's oceans.
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