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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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Archive Highlights

Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

28 Oct 2017

Video Highlights

 

The Conservation Alliance

 

Global Weirding or Why climate change should matter

Global Weirding or Why climate change should matter

The science of climate change has long been understood.

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Sahara Snows

Sahara Snows

Weird weather, even in the Sahara.

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Visualizing A Gas

Visualizing A Gas

NASA has visualized CO2 gas moving in the atmosphere.

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Ghostly Fish

Ghostly Fish

A Ghost Fish was filmed off California.

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Roadless Map

Roadless Map

Protecting roadless areas should be a priority.

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Phenology, Mountain Flowers, and Climate Change

Phenology, Mountain Flowers, and Climate Change

Phenology is the observation of seasonal events relating to climate, plants, and animal life.

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Cracks in Antarctica

Cracks in Antarctica

A massive crack has appeared in Antarctica.

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New Jaguar Sighted

New Jaguar Sighted

A new jaguar was sighted in Arizona.

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Evolution and Beauty

Evolution and Beauty

Appreciation of beauty can be explained by human evolution.

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Visualizing 32 Years of Time

Visualizing 32 Years of Time

Re-photography is a critical tool of environmental research.

  • 1119
Powered by The Sun

Powered by The Sun

Elon Musk has now powered an island with the Sun.

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'Giving Tuesday' and the Environment

'Giving Tuesday' and the Environment

Environmental and science organizations can use your support.

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Growing Buildings

Growing Buildings

An architectural idea to create sustainable and resilient buildings.

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The Beauty of Math, Corals, and Crochet

The Beauty of Math, Corals, and Crochet

How can math and crochet help corals?

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A CO2 History

A CO2 History

Measurements from 800,000 BCE to 2016.

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Abalone Rescue

Abalone Rescue

Thousands of shellfish were exposed in New Zealand.

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Climate Change & Ecosystems

Climate Change & Ecosystems

Climate change and ecosystem processes are now quantified.

  • 1166
Climate Signals, 2

Climate Signals, 2

Climate signals in 'real time'.

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Exploring Space

Exploring Space

New accomplishments offer 3 fine examples of human intelligence

  • 1211
Vanishing Lake

Vanishing Lake

The Great Salt Lake is vanishing.
 

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From Glacier...To Lake

From Glacier...To Lake

A once glacier-filled valley is now a lake...in 30 years!             

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Sadness for Reefs

Sadness for Reefs

The  grades on the reef report card aren't good.

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Short but Spectacular

Short but Spectacular

Aspen trees postcard.

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The Last Ocean, part 2

The Last Ocean, part 2

The Last Ocean is finally protected as a marine reserve.

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Status of Plants & Animals, 2016

Status of Plants & Animals, 2016

New reports on the status of Life on Earth were released.

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Antarctica glaciers

Antarctica glaciers

West Antarctica ice sheets are retreating fast, in glacial terms.

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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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