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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

Climate Change's Murder Mysteries

Climate Change's Murder Mysteries

Climate change is like a murder mystery where suspected assassins number in the thousands.

29 Apr 2014

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.

Louie Schwartzberg on Gratitude

Louie Schwartzberg on Gratitude

Being mindful of gratitude as a daily mantra.

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Ecology Lessons, 1

Ecology Lessons, 1

The Dutch have created an elegant demonstration of coastal ecology in action.

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My Life As A Turkey

My Life As A Turkey

If you thought turkeys were just big butterballs in the Thanksgiving oven, think again.

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Sand Sea

Sand Sea

The Skeleton Coast is a sea of sand.

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The Beauty of Math, Corals, and Crochet

The Beauty of Math, Corals, and Crochet

How can math and crochet help corals?

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Curious George

Curious George

Whales are very curious creatures...like humans.

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A CO2 History

A CO2 History

Measurements from 800,000 BCE to 2016.

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Abalone Rescue

Abalone Rescue

Thousands of shellfish were exposed in New Zealand.

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Climate Change & Ecosystems

Climate Change & Ecosystems

Climate change and ecosystem processes are now quantified.

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Climate Signals, 2

Climate Signals, 2

Climate signals in 'real time'.

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Exploring Space

Exploring Space

New accomplishments offer 3 fine examples of human intelligence

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Vanishing Lake

Vanishing Lake

The Great Salt Lake is vanishing.
 

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Secrets of Rare Plants

Secrets of Rare Plants

The importance of botanical rarities.

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Fashion Accessory

Fashion Accessory

Consider Lionfish as a fashion statement.

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From Glacier...To Lake

From Glacier...To Lake

A once glacier-filled valley is now a lake...in 30 years!             

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