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The Driest Place on Earth

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Sep

2017

The Driest Place on Earth

The Atacama Desert as a Mars analog.

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Watching Tundra Melt

18

Sep

2017

Watching Tundra Melt

Permafrost melting in 'real time'.

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Irony Alert: Plants Used in Herbal Remedies Cause Cancer

By Reilly Capps Plants that have been used by Chinese medicine men for centuries as a natural way to cure arthritis and other disease actually...

14 Aug 2013

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A Monumental President

A Monumental President 26 August 2017

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic 9 August 2017

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

Intelligence of Plants

Intelligence of Plants 8 August 2017

Intelligence of Plants

Amazing new understandings of intelligence in plants.

The Colours of Australia are Fading

The Colours of Australia are Fading 2 June 2017

The Colours of Australia are Fading

Major changes have occurred recently to Australian forests.

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Super Coral...a Super Hero? 26 May 2017

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Heat-tolerant corals may help reef restoration.

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.

Swimming Mt. Everest

Swimming Mt. Everest

Lewis Pugh is an extreme swimmer who tackled a glacial lake on Mount Everest.
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Conservation Photography

Conservation Photography

Photography can be a powerful tool in the service of conservation.
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New Views of an Extraterrestrial Ocean

New Views of an Extraterrestrial Ocean

Spacecraft to Check if a Moon of Saturn, Though Cold, Might Have Life 
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The Wider Image, Re-imagining Photography

The Wider Image, Re-imagining Photography

The Wider Image re-imagines photography as a powerful tool for the upcoming climate change meetings in Paris.
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James Balog: 1000 Cuts

James Balog: 1000 Cuts

The visual artist James Balog discovered many changes next to the rugged Canyonlands of Utah.
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Francesco Sauro: Unknown Dark Continents Beneath Us

Francesco Sauro: Unknown Dark Continents Beneath Us

Geologist Francesco Sauro shows there are 'lost world' beneath the Earth's surface never seen before.
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Hurricane Patricia: Strongest in the Western Hemisphere History

Hurricane Patricia: Strongest in the Western Hemisphere History

Hurricane Patricia, with winds exceeding 200mph, is a monster outside the category standards set for hurricanes.
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Preserving the Coral Triangle

Preserving the Coral Triangle

The world's first 'conservation province' was designated in West Papua to help preserve part of the "Coral Triangle".
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World Parliament of Religions, III: Re-imagining a Tree of Life

World Parliament of Religions, III: Re-imagining a Tree of Life

A contemporary Tree of Life was re-imagined by the Sikhs who combined old and new symbols.
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Nukes and the Environment

Nukes and the Environment

The explosive topic emerges at the 2015 Parliament of the World's Religions
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World Parliament of Religions, II: Pictures from the Exhibition

World Parliament of Religions, II: Pictures from the Exhibition

The World Parliament of Religions is a festival, an art exhibition, and a speakers conference.
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World Parliament of Religions, I: Transformative Theology and a Green Seminary

World Parliament of Religions, I: Transformative Theology and a Green Seminary

The shoots of novel religious initiatives are emerging in the form of a "transformative theology" and the green seminary to protect nature and creation.
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Nature Photography Winners

Nature Photography Winners

With a 'world of wonders' to choose from, it's hard to pick winning photographs.
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Rare Bird Rediscovered

Rare Bird Rediscovered

A rare cloud-forest kingfisher was recently rediscovered in the Solomon Islands.
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Northern Lights, Frolicking Whales

Northern Lights, Frolicking Whales

A pod of humpback whales were seen having a good time under the northern lights.
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Alice Bows-Larkin on Climate Change

Alice Bows-Larkin on Climate Change

Imagine the hottest day you've experienced and increase it says climate researcher, Alice Bows-Larkin.
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Rainfall Calculator

Rainfall Calculator

When it rains, it pours according to an interactive calculator of severe rainfall events.
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Indonesia's Forest Fires

Indonesia's Forest Fires

Indonesian fires due to tropical deforestation are producing air pollution across Southeast Asia.
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Strange Pluto Landscapes Photographed

Strange Pluto Landscapes Photographed

Weird Pluto landscapes continue emerging from New Horizons data.
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Endangered Cactus

Endangered Cactus

Nearly one-third of all cacti are now listed as endangered.
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'1000 Year' Flooding in South Carolina

'1000 Year' Flooding in South Carolina

Floods called "Biblical", perhaps a 1000-year event, are thrashing South Carolina.
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Conservatives and Conservation

Conservatives and Conservation

Republican presidents from Theodore Roosevelt, to Richard Nixon, through George W. Bush left good environmental accomplishments.
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The Power of Empathy

The Power of Empathy

Brene Brown presents an animated story on the power of empathy.
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