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The Habitable Zone

16

Jul

2019

The Habitable Zone

What's required for habitability?

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Iceland Is Blooming

15

Jul

2019

Iceland Is Blooming

Phytoplankton in full "bloom".

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Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Robotic engineers at JPL are turning to bio-mimicry and using a gecko as their design guide.

30 Oct 2017

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The Conservation Alliance

 

Conservation Campaign Challenge

Conservation Campaign Challenge

2 outdoor manufacturers create a campaign to support conservation.

  • 2090
Ocean Plastic Pollution

Ocean Plastic Pollution

Plastic pollution in the oceans is a huge environmental problem.

  • 1540
Olympics Mascot Killed

Olympics Mascot Killed

The official Olympics mascot, the endangered jaguar, was killed.

  • 2039
Caring for Coral, an update

Caring for Coral, an update

Efforts to preserve corals.

  • 1865
Making Body Parts from Apples?

Making Body Parts from Apples?

What if you could make replacement body parts by using ordinary materials?

  • 1662
Martin Litton, River Conservationist 1917-2014

Martin Litton, River Conservationist 1917-2014

A tribute to a life-long river conservationist.

  • 1703
Appreciating Cephalopods

Appreciating Cephalopods

Now is time to celebrate cephalopods.

  • 1754
Then & Now

Then & Now

Humor can be a good tool for attracting attention to anything.

  • 2090
Rolling Around This World

Rolling Around This World

The Curiosity rover continues investigating Martian landscapes.

  • 1521
World Oceans Day, 2016

World Oceans Day, 2016

World Oceans Day is this week but there is little to celebrate.

  • 1599
Requiem for a Reef

Requiem for a Reef

It may be time to compose another Requiem.

  • 1973
CORAL Gets to Work

CORAL Gets to Work

JPL launched CORAL to better understand reef ecosystems.

  • 1539
Khumbu Notes, part 2

Khumbu Notes, part 2

Black and white photography can produce stunning mountain details.

  • 1857
Greenland Temperature Anomaly

Greenland Temperature Anomaly

Greenland experienced a major temperature anomaly this spring.

  • 1617

Recent Archive Highlights

Intelligent Designers

Intelligent Designers 27 April 2019

Intelligent Designers

Portland replaces coal with intelligence.

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency! 21 April 2019

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Energy efficiency is the 'name of the game'.

Lost & Found Worlds

Lost & Found Worlds 14 April 2019

Lost & Found Worlds

Biogeography rules: odd things evolve on islands.

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.

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