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Advice To A Young Scientist

26

Jul

2017

Advice To A Young Scientist

We still need you!

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Terrestrial Orchids of SW Australia: Plant of the Month

25

Jul

2017

Terrestrial Orchids of SW Australia: Plant of the Month

Rare plants from a little known biological 'hotspot'.

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A Monumental President

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

16 May 2017

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

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.

A Monumental President

A Monumental President 16 May 2017

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

Coral Reef Update, 3

Coral Reef Update, 3 18 March 2017

Coral Reef Update, 3

Explaining the biology and consequences of coral bleaching.

Supporting Environmental Work

Supporting Environmental Work 1 April 2016

Supporting Environmental Work

April campaign to We Keep it Wild and support The Conservation Alliance.

Launching Rocks, Building Mountains

Launching Rocks, Building Mountains

Traveling by bus can present some hazards.

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Ice Bridge Collapse

Ice Bridge Collapse

An ice bridge in Patagonia collapses.

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Martian Gravity Map

Martian Gravity Map

On Mars gravity varies depending on the landscape.

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World Water Day

World Water Day

Yesterday was World Water Day and you probably missed it.

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Junk Food Storks

Junk Food Storks

Storks are stopping at human garbage dumps to eat leftovers and staying.

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The Hunt

The Hunt

Remarkable video of dual hunters one from below and another above. 

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Bees and the Hidden Beauty of Pollination

Bees and the Hidden Beauty of Pollination

A visually stunning talk explains the existential importance of bees.

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History of Ideas

History of Ideas

The public intellectual Alain de Botton talks about the history of ideas.

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Ancient Bones, DNA Analysis, and the Irish

Ancient Bones, DNA Analysis, and the Irish

On St. Patrick's Day all things Irish are celebrated including a new and unknown ancient past.

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Gene Editing with CRISPR

Gene Editing with CRISPR

A new genetic technology called CRISPR allows researchers to make precise edits of DNA.

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Dino-chicken

Dino-chicken

In SciFi stories there is always a critter that terrorizes entire cities so watch out for the "dino-chicken".

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Plant of the Month: Pseudohydrosme gabunensis

Plant of the Month: Pseudohydrosme gabunensis

Pseudohydrosme gabunensis from Africa is the Plant of the Month.

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"Judas Goats" and Restoring the Galapagos

"Judas Goats" and Restoring the Galapagos

The Galapagos Islands and their unique biology are threatened by invasive species.

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Eclpise Across Indonesia

Eclpise Across Indonesia

NASA videoed the total solar eclipse in Indonesia.

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The Year Without Winter & A Summer Without End

The Year Without Winter & A Summer Without End

It is turning out to be a year without a winter and a summer that won't end.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium and Sea Otters

Monterey Bay Aquarium and Sea Otters

Monterey is a famous for its museum that is solely devoted to ocean and marine life education.

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How I Turned a Deadly Plant into a Thriving Business

How I Turned a Deadly Plant into a Thriving Business

Invasive species can cause ecological havoc to ecsystems where they have no competition.

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Thomas Peschak on Conservation Photography

Thomas Peschak on Conservation Photography

Conservation photography is the use of photo-journalism and videography to advocate for conservation.

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Big Ben Erupts

Big Ben Erupts

The Big Ben volcano on Australia's sub-antarctic Heard Island was seen erupting.

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