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George the Poet on Climate Change

19

Jan

2019

George the Poet on Climate Change

A poet takes on climate change.

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Poseidon is Watching

17

Jan

2019

Poseidon is Watching

Poseidon watches his domain.

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Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency is the name of the game for energy, architecture, and solar design with three new developments showing the way.

4 Nov 2017

Video Highlights

 

The Conservation Alliance

 

When is fear mongering justified?

When is fear mongering justified?

Can someone use facts to monger fear? Is it right?

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Earth & Space

Earth & Space

A photo-animation of Earth and space by the ESA.
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Where Does Creativity Come From?

Where Does Creativity Come From?

Creativity and genus can be a bit of magic for anyone.
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Santa's Crisis of Confidence

Santa's Crisis of Confidence

The Big Guy is asking big questions.
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X-Ray'd

X-Ray'd

JPL may have decided to join the art market with a stunning new view of the Sun.
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Gravity's Potato

Gravity's Potato

The Earth's gravitational field is unevenly distributed and looks like a lumpy potato.
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Air Pollution Life Cycles

Air Pollution Life Cycles

Scientists have turned to animators in helping to communicate an important story about air pollution.
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Comet 67P in 3D

Comet 67P in 3D

Get out those 3D glasses to see what a comet really looks like.
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Mars "burps"

Mars "burps"

When are methane burps a good thing? answer: When discovered on Mars.
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International Mountain Day

International Mountain Day

In case you missed it, December 11th was International Mountain Day.
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#MyEnvironment, Not "The Environment"

#MyEnvironment, Not "The Environment"

A thought on linguistics and the debate on climate change. 
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Sharper Sun

Sharper Sun

The largest sunspot in over 20 years photographed erupting. WOW!
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It's those "Turtle People" to the rescue.....again

It's those "Turtle People" to the rescue.....again

Compassionate "turtle people" have come to the rescue once again.
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Conveyor Belts of Water

Conveyor Belts of Water

A conveyor belt of welcome rains is drenching California and the West Coast.
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Oceans as Garbage Dumps

Oceans as Garbage Dumps

The oceans are dumps for plastic pollution and creating ecosystems "cascades".
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Mixed Reaction to Facebook Drones in the Developing World

Mixed Reaction to Facebook Drones in the Developing World

Tribal elders react to the news that Facebook wants to use drones to bring them the Internet. 
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Ian Player, the rhino man, 1927-2014

Ian Player, the rhino man, 1927-2014

Ian Player, the passionate wildlife conservationist and founder of the International Wilderness Foundation has passed away.
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Global Corruption Report

Global Corruption Report

Corruption is likely a chief driver of natural resource destruction worldwide.
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The Wanderers

The Wanderers

Carl Sagan coined the phrase "a pale blue dot" and a film now imagines the adventure implications.
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Martin Litton, 1917-2014

Martin Litton, 1917-2014

The conservationist no one knew.
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Albany Pitcher Plant...plant of the week

Albany Pitcher Plant...plant of the week

The Albany pitcher plant is a botanical gem prized by carnivorous plant lovers everywhere.
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Visualizing CO2

Visualizing CO2

"Big Data" is used to create a year-long visualization of CO2 in the atmosphere.
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"Tipping Points"

"Tipping Points"

How to understand ecological "tipping points".
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Extreme Shrimps and Ocean Worlds

Extreme Shrimps and Ocean Worlds

What if extreme shrimps lived in far-off oceans? How would we know?
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Super-strange, Super-rare, & Super-ugly

Super-strange, Super-rare, & Super-ugly

Researchers have finally captured video of a deed-diving fish and it's really ugly.
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Chance of Life, remastered

Chance of Life, remastered

What lies under Europa's icy shell?
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Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2 29 December 2018

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

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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?

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My Life As A Turkey

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My Life As A Turkey

A true turkey story for Thanksgiving.

Rewilding

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Rewilding

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

Conserving, the Mother Load

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Conserving, the Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

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