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A journal of science, thought, and action.

Mountains in a 'Sand Sea'

4

Dec

2013

Mountains in a 'Sand Sea'

The Air and Tenere Mountains rise abruptly from the Sahara Desert in Niger.
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Night Vision

17

Aug

2017

Night Vision

Tracking ice cracks in thermal infrared.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

When is Green not a Good Thing?

When is Green not a Good Thing?

When is "green" a bad thing? Answer: When it comes from toxic algae.

4 Aug 2014

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic 9 August 2017

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

Intelligence of Plants

Intelligence of Plants 8 August 2017

Intelligence of Plants

Amazing new understandings of intelligence in plants.

A Monumental President

A Monumental President 5 August 2017

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

The Colours of Australia are Fading

The Colours of Australia are Fading 2 June 2017

The Colours of Australia are Fading

Major changes have occurred recently to Australian forests.

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Super Coral...a Super Hero? 26 May 2017

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Heat-tolerant corals may help reef restoration.

Replanting Corals

Replanting Corals 17 May 2017

Replanting Corals

Some people are taking positive action today to reverse the damage caused by climate change and building resilience for tomorrow.

Elemental Haikus

Elemental Haikus

A table of elemental poems with purpose.

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Where's Richard Nixon When You Need Him?

Where's Richard Nixon When You Need Him?

Phillipe Cousteau invisions a new environmental movement.

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Fractal Jupiter

Fractal Jupiter

Imagine Jupiter as a Grateful Dead poster.

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Volcanoes Underwater

Volcanoes Underwater

Undersea island formation explained by volcanoes.

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When Big is Better

When Big is Better

Think 'big data'.

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Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

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Intelligence of Plants

Intelligence of Plants

Amazing new understandings of intelligence in plants.

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Hawaii's Vanishing Birds

Hawaii's Vanishing Birds

Hawaii's endemic birds are declining fast.

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Catching An Eclipse Event

Catching An Eclipse Event

Prepare for some very cool eclipse events.

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A Monumental President

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

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Blue Genes and Chrysanthemums

Blue Genes and Chrysanthemums

Blue genes for fashionable flowers.

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National Tree Day

National Tree Day

Tree planting goes national in Australia.

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The First Flower

The First Flower

Reconstructing the evolution of flowers, step by step.

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Radar Mapping Glaciers

Radar Mapping Glaciers

Radar for glacier ice-loss maps.

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It's Hotter

It's Hotter

The data is in and summers are hotter.

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Supporting Public Lands

Supporting Public Lands

Join the campaign to protect public lands.

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Advice To A Young Scientist

Advice To A Young Scientist

We still need you!

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Terrestrial Orchids of SW Australia: Plant of the Month

Terrestrial Orchids of SW Australia: Plant of the Month

Rare plants from a little known biological 'hotspot'.

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What Rivers Can Tell About Earth's History

What Rivers Can Tell About Earth's History

Rivers tells us about Earth's history.

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Holographic Microbes

Holographic Microbes

Exobiology as holograms.

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When Monsoons Arrive

When Monsoons Arrive

Monsoons bring benefits and problems as they arrive.

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Reef Fish and Oil Don't Mix

Reef Fish and Oil Don't Mix

Oil affects fish behavior, badly.

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Pluto, the movie

Pluto, the movie

NASA movie of Pluto.

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Juno's Jupiter: the Great Red Spot

Juno's Jupiter: the Great Red Spot

Juno's deep view of Jupiter's Great Red Spot.

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Lights, Action, CRISPR

Lights, Action, CRISPR

The era of using DNA as a storage device begins.

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