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When Monsoons Arrive

19

Jul

2017

When Monsoons Arrive

Monsoons bring benefits and problems as they arrive.

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Reef Fish and Oil Don't Mix

18

Jul

2017

Reef Fish and Oil Don't Mix

Oil affects fish behavior, badly.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Compassionate Turtles

Compassionate Turtles

Behavior that would be considered compassionate in humans is also observed in animals.

24 Jun 2015

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.

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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The World's Oldest Living Things

The World's Oldest Living Things

The list of ancient living things is now a good deal longer.

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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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Wendell Berry, The Seer

Wendell Berry, The Seer

The Seer is a film about the agrian and environmental author Wendell Berry.

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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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Rob Harmon: River Restoration and the Market

Rob Harmon: River Restoration and the Market

Restoring rivers becomes economically important as well as ecologically so.

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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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Mysteries on the Ocean Floor

Mysteries on the Ocean Floor

Some exciting discoveries made on undersea mountains.

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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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