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Ode to Mars

21

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2019

Ode to Mars

A planetary haiku for Poetry Day.

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Conserving, The Mother Load

19

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2019

Conserving, The Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

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Let's Celebrate People Day

Let's Celebrate People Day

On People Day, unlike Earth Day, we do whatever we want. 

24 Apr 2014

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The Conservation Alliance

 

NCAR: Ocean oxygen loss to become widespread by 2030's

NCAR: Ocean oxygen loss to become widespread by 2030's

Ocean oxygen loss to become widespread by 2030's.

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Khumbu notes: Remembering Scott Fischer on Everest

Khumbu notes: Remembering Scott Fischer on Everest

Everest Mountaineer Brent Bishop remembers Scott Fischer

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Oceans Melting Greenland...or OMG

Oceans Melting Greenland...or OMG

JPL has initiated the OMG project to monitor Greenland's ice melt.

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Earth Day, 2016

Earth Day, 2016

Restoration on a global scale could be possible with the agreement signed today.

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National Park Service Anniversary

National Park Service Anniversary

Recognizing the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service.

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Big Questions and Quantum Biology

Big Questions and Quantum Biology

The really big biological questions may require some physics to solve.

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Talking to Whales

Talking to Whales

If you could talk to a whale, what would you say?

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Saving Antarctica

Saving Antarctica

Saving the environment and wildlife of Antarctica is a good idea.

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Greenland, the De-icing Tour

Greenland, the De-icing Tour

Arctic melting has reached a point where tours are now planned between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.

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PenguinWatch Wants You

PenguinWatch Wants You

PenguinWatch needs "citizen scientists" to help their important wildlife research.

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Reach for the Stars

Reach for the Stars

An entrepreneur and a physicist intend to 'reach for the stars' with Starshot.

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"Deadbeat Dams", Down

"Deadbeat Dams", Down

Four "deadbeat dams" along the Klamath River will come down by 2020.

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a Big Object and a Big Idea

a Big Object and a Big Idea

The Kepler space telescope has discovered something big that could be even more interesting than a planet.

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Plant of the Month: the Galaxy Magnolia

Plant of the Month: the Galaxy Magnolia

The Galaxy magnolia is the 'plant of the month'.

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Flying Rhinos to the Rescue

Flying Rhinos to the Rescue

African rhinos are now being airlifted to safety, even to Australia!

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Neumayer Glacier 1999-2016, South Georgia

Neumayer Glacier 1999-2016, South Georgia

New glacial images from South Georgia show significant retreat in just over a decade.

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Bhutan: Not Just Carbon Neutral...Carbon Negative

Bhutan: Not Just Carbon Neutral...Carbon Negative

Bhutan aimes to be the first carbon negative nation in the world.

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Death Valley Springs to Life

Death Valley Springs to Life

Death Valley sprang to life in a superblooming display of wildflowers.

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Supporting Environmental Work

Supporting Environmental Work

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

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Conserving, The Mother Load

Conserving, The Mother Load 19 March 2019

Conserving, The Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic 5 March 2019

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2 29 December 2018

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatau is again active.

Plant Intelligence

Plant Intelligence 17 December 2018

Plant Intelligence

An understanding of intelligence in plants.

Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

Where Do Good Ideas Come From? 24 November 2018

Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

A storyteller suggests an answer.

My Life As A Turkey

My Life As A Turkey 21 November 2018

My Life As A Turkey

A true turkey story for Thanksgiving.

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