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NOAA's Mapper

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2018

NOAA's Mapper

NOAA's GOES satellites produce fine maps.

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'Mini-Moons'

18

Jul

2018

'Mini-Moons'

79 moons and counting

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The Conservation Alliance

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Republican. Climate Change Believer. Really.

Republican. Climate Change Believer. Really.

To find a conservative politician who believes in climate change? It's easier to find skinny whales. 

10 Mar 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.

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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Plant of the Month

Plant of the Month

An occasional series of botanical treats.

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Seasonal Reminder

Seasonal Reminder

Earthrise is one of the most famous photographs ever taken and reminds us about sustaining a living planet.

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12 Steps to Climate Sobriety

12 Steps to Climate Sobriety

An AA-style "12 Step" program is proposed to support fossil fuel sobriety.

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Sahara Snows

Sahara Snows

Weird weather, even in the Sahara.

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Why Science? Carl Sagan's last interview

Why Science? Carl Sagan's last interview

Carl Sagan was many things: an astronomer; an explorer; and an enthusiast for all things science. In his last interview he discusses: why science?

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Visualizing A Gas

Visualizing A Gas

NASA has visualized CO2 gas moving in the atmosphere.

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Black Canyon

Black Canyon

Landscape scale preservation.

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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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Breakthrough Energy

Breakthrough Energy

Funding renewable energy breakthroughs.

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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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Ecology Lessons, 2

Ecology Lessons, 2

Permafrost and Marine ecology are connected.

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Visualizing 32 Years of Time

Visualizing 32 Years of Time

Re-photography is a critical tool of environmental research.

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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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Sand Sea

Sand Sea

The Skeleton Coast is a sea of sand.

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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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Curious George

Curious George

Whales are very curious creatures...like humans.

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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.

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