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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

Fog

Fog

Fog is ecologically critical for several ecosystems. It is also beautiful.

23 Apr 2013

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.

Cyclone Debbie

Cyclone Debbie

Cyclone Debbie takes aim at Queensland.

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For The Ages: National Parks

For The Ages: National Parks

A 360-degree tribute to national parks.

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Cryovolcanoes

Cryovolcanoes

Ice-volcanoes on Earth?

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Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas

A new Cloud Atlas was released.

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Ocean Heat Map

Ocean Heat Map

An ocean heat-stress map of Australia was created by NASA & NOAA.

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Project Drawdown

Project Drawdown

Paul Hawken takes on a new mission, climate change.

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Coral Reef Update, 3

Coral Reef Update, 3

Explaining the biology and consequences of coral bleaching.

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Be an ROV Explorer

Be an ROV Explorer

Be your own DIY explorer.

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River Rights

River Rights

A river now has rights.

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Mysteries on the Ocean Floor

Mysteries on the Ocean Floor

Seamounts maintain gardens of ancient corals.

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Clipper Ship

Clipper Ship

A Europa Clipper set for a "voyage of discovery".

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Red-capped Mallee, Plant of the Month

Red-capped Mallee, Plant of the Month

A Eucalyptus is Plant of the Month.

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NOAA & Cosmic Jellyfish

NOAA & Cosmic Jellyfish

NOAA operates Okeanos Explorer to help understand the oceans.

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Ice Animated

Ice Animated

Important data, beautifully visualized.

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Whale Sighting

Whale Sighting

A rare whale was seen and filmed off the Azores.

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Kili from Space

Kili from Space

A new satellite image of Mt. Kilimanjaro.

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Reversing both Desertification and Climate Change

Reversing both Desertification and Climate Change

A hopeful approach to restoring degraded landscapes if applied widely.

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Why Do Societies Collapse?

Why Do Societies Collapse?

Jared Diamond sees patterns in collapsing societies.

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Defending Public Lands

Defending Public Lands

Landscape protection gains a powerful voice.

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Bison Restoration

Bison Restoration

Bison return to Canada's largest national park.

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