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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

15

Nov

2017

A 'Medicane' Forms

A medicane heads toward Italy and Greece.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion is considered a trait uniquely human but we should make it more inclusive.

5 Nov 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.

2 Cracks Expanding

2 Cracks Expanding

Big cracks at both poles are expanding.

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7-Earths

7-Earths

2 Telescopes find 7 Earths!

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Batfish Chorus Line

Batfish Chorus Line

Taping a fish 'sing-a-long'.

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World Whale Day

World Whale Day

You missed World Whale Day so mark your 2018 calendar.

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River of Moisture, 2.0

River of Moisture, 2.0

Another 'river of moisture' is aimed at California.

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The Future is Fungus

The Future is Fungus

The natural alternative to plastic.

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Real-time Storm Forecasts

Real-time Storm Forecasts

GOES-16 watches storms form in real-time.

 

 

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The Hyper-infectious Era

The Hyper-infectious Era

Infectious pathogens are moving from the tropics.

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Mars Landing Spots

Mars Landing Spots

New Mars landing spots were selected.

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Trusting Scientists

Trusting Scientists

Scientists deserve more respect.

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'Thar She Blows'

'Thar She Blows'

Colima volcano continues to explode.

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Larsen-C Crack Widens

Larsen-C Crack Widens

A super-sized Antarctic iceberg is coming soon.

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Spy Animals

Spy Animals

Robotic spies catch animal behavior.

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The Pineapple Express Returns

The Pineapple Express Returns

A new atmospheric 'river of moisture' is arriving!

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The New Weather Channel

The New Weather Channel

GEOS-16 captures stunning photographs.

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Super Owl Sunday

Super Owl Sunday

A Super-Sunday of photo tributes to a magnificent bird.

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Marine Rescue

Marine Rescue

Marine mammal rescues are needed.

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Kilauae Lava 'Firehose'

Kilauae Lava 'Firehose'

A lava 'firehose' is gushing from Mount Kilauea on Hawai'i.

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Exoplantets Animated

Exoplantets Animated

A solar system around a young star are visualized.

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Restoring a Bird by Restoring an Island

Restoring a Bird by Restoring an Island

Restoration of an ecosystem is possible.

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