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Look & See

22

Jan

2019

Look & See

A Portrait of Wendell Berry.

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The Power of Empathy

21

Jan

2019

The Power of Empathy

Animating empathy.

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Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia shows how to apply sustainability in business practice.

31 Dec 2017

Video Highlights

 

The Conservation Alliance

 

Study finds irrational mating habits in frogs

Study finds irrational mating habits in frogs

The túngara frog exhibits the decoy effect
  • 1771
Imagine

Imagine

An elite mountaineer and eye doctor imagines a world without blindness.
  • 1761
New video technology depicts vast complexity of mouse brain

New video technology depicts vast complexity of mouse brain

Whether you get a sense of the brain's complexity or the bounds in science visualization, watching this video is captivating.
  • 1735
Greenland's Melting Ice

Greenland's Melting Ice

A Greenland glacier has produced another world record...the largest observed collapse of ice in recorded history.
  • 1767
The Blob

The Blob

The Blob has returned and this one is real and causing havoc from California to Alaska.
  • 1809
California Burning

California Burning

It didn't take long for the new danger days map to prove its potential...just ask the people in LA!
  • 1757
Danger Days are a comin'

Danger Days are a comin'

Danger Days isn't the hit title for a new country song but it could affect the entire country.
  • 1708
Masters of Deception

Masters of Deception

Deceptively creative octopus show their capabilities while running on the seabed.
  • 1680
Rewilding Nature

Rewilding Nature

Imagine a world where humans have restored the once complex ecologies that once surrounded us:
  • 1942
OMG...it's melting!

OMG...it's melting!

OMG has a larger and more important meaning than just a simple exclamation!
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State CO2 Emissions

State CO2 Emissions

Everyone should know where their state's dubious distinction of CO2 emissions rank..
  • 1623
Climate Scientist: Not 'Whether' Global Warming Spurs Disasters, But 'How'

Climate Scientist: Not 'Whether' Global Warming Spurs Disasters, But 'How'

Kevin Trenberth's new paper says global warming loads the dice
  • 1785
Toxic Dumping

Toxic Dumping

Mining dumps are designed to contain toxic waste materials, not empty them into river systems.
  • 4112
Unknown Ceres

Unknown Ceres

The Dawn space probe is nearing the strange dwarf-planet, Ceres.
  • 1797
Andromeda

Andromeda

How our neighbor galaxy Andromeda appears in ultraviolet...stunning!
  • 1496
Supporting Climate Scientists

Supporting Climate Scientists

An alternative concept is suggested if we ignore the advice of climate scientists.
  • 1757
Animal Husbandry

Animal Husbandry

A little video reminds us that compassion is an important value in conservation whether in a wild or captive situation.
  • 1730

Recent Archive Highlights

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.

Rewilding

Rewilding 4 September 2018

Rewilding

A 'silent spring' could become a 'wild summer' 

Conserving, the Mother Load

Conserving, the Mother Load 26 June 2018

Conserving, the Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

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