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Watching Tundra Melt

18

Sep

2017

Watching Tundra Melt

Permafrost melting in 'real time'.

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A Giraffe Boosts Conservation

16

Sep

2017

A Giraffe Boosts Conservation

A white giraffe becomes a wildlife icon.

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External to What?

External to What?

Environmental externalities are now becoming central to how best to control carbon pollution.

10 Mar 2013

Video Highlights

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A Monumental President

A Monumental President 26 August 2017

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic 9 August 2017

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

Intelligence of Plants

Intelligence of Plants 8 August 2017

Intelligence of Plants

Amazing new understandings of intelligence in plants.

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.

Drenching the Drought

Drenching the Drought

90% of Texas was in drought conditions in 2014, much of it extreme. In May 2015, the percentage of affected areas has fallen to 30% and it is still raining.
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Temperature Anomalies

Temperature Anomalies

A temperature anomaly occurred this week when Alaska had higher temperatures than Texas.
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Scientific Misconduct Is A Bigger Problem Than You Think

Scientific Misconduct Is A Bigger Problem Than You Think

The recent dispute over a study published in Science is an occasion to look at the deeper problems in science publishing
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Ocean Blooming

Ocean Blooming

The "blooming" of algae in the North Atlantic offers hope for restoration of depleted fisheries.
  • 2016
Species and their Appreciation

Species and their Appreciation

Every day should be a "species appreciation day".
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Environment as Art

Environment as Art

The artist John Wolseley uses an unusual concept to create paintings about our connections to nature.
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Is DNA the Soul?

Is DNA the Soul?

Is it possible to find meaning in a string of acids? 
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The Depths of Space

The Depths of Space

It's hard to fathom how big the universe is. This video helps. 
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Solar Buildings

Solar Buildings

A new report suggests solar energy could be much cheaper if added to city building designs
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Restoring a Delta

Restoring a Delta

Restoring river deltas is possible but requires understanding the natural processes that built them in the first place.
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Sarah Jones Imagines Future Options

Sarah Jones Imagines Future Options

The performance artist Sarah Jones thinks conceptually about the future
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Drone Video

Drone Video

Aerial video from a robotic drone shows the extent of the recent earthquake in Nepal.
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Art Glaciers

Art Glaciers

A National Geographic "young explorer" photographed a Greenland glacier that could hang on any art gallery wall.
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Elon Musk says: "Power to the People"

Elon Musk says: "Power to the People"

The famous businessman is saying "power to the people" with his new solar power batteries.
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Earthquake Premonitions

Earthquake Premonitions

Strange behavior is often seen in animals just before an earthquake but rarely captured on video.
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