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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

On Beauty, and How to See It

On Beauty, and How to See It

One of the greatest all-time thinkers on what it means to look deeply, and think deeply, about beauty. Our Video Pick of the Week.

7 Jun 2013

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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.

Denying Science

Denying Science

Learn to reject 'magic beans'.

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Penguins March for Science

Penguins March for Science

Penguins joined the March for Science.

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Enjoy the View

Enjoy the View

An Earth Day animation from NASA

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3 Earth Day Ideas

3 Earth Day Ideas

Suggestions on how to participate.

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Sierra Snowpack's, 2015-2017

Sierra Snowpack's, 2015-2017

JPL applies science to water management.

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Sharks + Volcano = Sharkcano

Sharks + Volcano = Sharkcano

Volcano adapted sharks.

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A River Once Ran Through It

A River Once Ran Through It

A case of 'river piracy' was discovered.

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National Marine Sanctuaries

National Marine Sanctuaries

A sanctuary system for sustaining marine environments.

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Designating an Ecosystem Legacy

Designating an Ecosystem Legacy

An ecosystem is nominated for heritage recongnition.

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Mars Vistas from HiRiSE

Mars Vistas from HiRiSE

Stunning Martian landscape's video. 

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To Bring Back a Woolly Mammoth

To Bring Back a Woolly Mammoth

De-extinction of the mammoth moves closer.

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Savor the Cryosphere

Savor the Cryosphere

Visual records of deglaciation.

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TCA Awards, Winter 2017

TCA Awards, Winter 2017

20 Environmental organizations received conservation awards.

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When a Chalk Dam Burst

When a Chalk Dam Burst

The 1st Brexit was a dam bursting.

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Time to Reconsider Geoengineering?

Time to Reconsider Geoengineering?

Has the time arrived for geoengineering?

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Landforms & Walls

Landforms & Walls

Landforms complicate the building of walls.

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Nurture or Nature?

Nurture or Nature?

Environmental influences on genetics and behavior.

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