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A journal of science, thought, and action.

The Playful Wonderland

16

Jul

2018

The Playful Wonderland

From fire to photographs.

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Of Rats & Reefs

15

Jul

2018

Of Rats & Reefs

Remove rats...restore reefs!

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Where Good Ideas Come From

Where Good Ideas Come From

A clever storyteller suggests an answer.

22 Dec 2017

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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.

High School chemistry & biology

High School chemistry & biology

Some parts of climate change science and the consequences of increased CO2 in the atmosphere are  explained with high school textbooks.
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Whales as Engineers

Whales as Engineers

Whales are "ecosystem engineers" from the essential role they play in the ocean's food chain.
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Double Whammy

Double Whammy

Australia has received a double whammy of severe weather as two cyclones hit the country at once,.
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GOP Disappointed that New National Monuments Won't Be Properly Exploited

GOP Disappointed that New National Monuments Won't Be Properly Exploited

Obama names 3 new monuments; GOP worries that our grandchildren won't experience same level of natural resource extraction as this generation.
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Alfred Wegener, Drifting Continents, and an Animated Pangaea

Alfred Wegener, Drifting Continents, and an Animated Pangaea

Paradigm shifts in science can be made by anyone with a keen curiosity, the patience, and good data to 'connect the dots' that others don't see.
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Happy Darwin Day, 2015

Happy Darwin Day, 2015

"theory" needs to be dropped from any mention of evolution as the gene for biological change has now been discovered...just in time for Darwin Day, 2015.
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To the Rescue

To the Rescue

Technology and compassion combined to help rescue an abused bird.
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Sea Ice Changes

Sea Ice Changes

35 years of satellite monitoring of Arctic sea ice show dramatic changes.
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Galactic Magnetism

Galactic Magnetism

Have you ever wondered what a galactic magnetic field would look like? A painting comes to mind.
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Grand Design

Grand Design

The Hubble captured a 'grand design' for a galaxy over 50 million light-years away.
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Rock Icon

Rock Icon

Nothing is more iconic of Australia than the giant rock megalith standing alone in the Outback.
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Feral Troubles in OZ

Feral Troubles in OZ

Australians like to joke that they live in the beautiful Land of OZ. However, there are feral troubles in that technicolor land.
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Green Genes, Sea-slugs, & Evolution

Green Genes, Sea-slugs, & Evolution

Sea-slugs, the beautiful shell-less mollusks, are offering new insights into ecology, genetics, and evolution.
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Desert Illusions

Desert Illusions

Desert create mirages and illusions that captured the imagination of the artist, Phillip K. Smith, III.
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Raining Rivers

Raining Rivers

NOAA has produced a new satellite of a welcome "river of rain" drenching the West Coast.
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Mindful Conservation

Mindful Conservation

A TV and radio program showcased conservation examples that benefited people and wildlife alike.
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Europa Bound

Europa Bound

We're bound for Europa to look for oceans on Jupiter's icy moon.
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Ecology in Motion

Ecology in Motion

Ecology is always moving but never as fast as now seen by movement of several species.
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Racing Extinction

Racing Extinction

A new documentary film showcases the threats to wildlife and ecosystems worldwide and also offers positive solutions.
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