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'Mini-Moons'

18

Jul

2018

'Mini-Moons'

79 moons and counting

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The Playful Wonderland

16

Jul

2018

The Playful Wonderland

From fire to photographs.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Climate Change's Murder Mysteries

Climate Change's Murder Mysteries

Climate change is like a murder mystery where suspected assassins number in the thousands.

29 Apr 2014

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Conserving, the Mother Load

Conserving, the Mother Load 26 June 2018

Conserving, the Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

Environmental Art

Environmental Art 15 January 2018

Environmental Art

Creating paintings with natue connections.

Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia and Sustainability 31 December 2017

Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia shows how to apply sustainability in business practice.

Where Good Ideas Come From

Where Good Ideas Come From 22 December 2017

Where Good Ideas Come From

A clever storyteller suggests an answer.

Bottled Arctic Notes

Bottled Arctic Notes 15 December 2017

Bottled Arctic Notes

A bottled note tossed to the waves recovered years later.

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars 7 December 2017

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars

The Dry Valleys are one of the strangest environments on Earth.

Study finds irrational mating habits in frogs

Study finds irrational mating habits in frogs

The túngara frog exhibits the decoy effect
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Imagine

Imagine

An elite mountaineer and eye doctor imagines a world without blindness.
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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.
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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.
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The Blob

The Blob

The Blob has returned and this one is real and causing havoc from California to Alaska.
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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!
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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.
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Masters of Deception

Masters of Deception

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

Rewilding Nature

Imagine a world where humans have restored the once complex ecologies that once surrounded us:
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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..
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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
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Toxic Dumping

Toxic Dumping

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

Unknown Ceres

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

Andromeda

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

Supporting Climate Scientists

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

Animal Husbandry

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