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A journal of science, thought, and action.

Watching Tundra Melt

18

Sep

2017

Watching Tundra Melt

Permafrost melting in 'real time'.

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A Giraffe Boosts Conservation

16

Sep

2017

A Giraffe Boosts Conservation

A white giraffe becomes a wildlife icon.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

95% Certain

95% Certain

The latest IPCC report on climate change states that humans are the cause of global temperature increases with 95% certainty.

27 Sep 2013

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

A Monumental President

A Monumental President 26 August 2017

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

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.

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.

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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Paul Greenberg: The Environmental Consequences of Overeating 4 Fish

Paul Greenberg: The Environmental Consequences of Overeating 4 Fish

Writer and fisherman Paul Greenberg discusses the marine consequences of overeating four fishes.

 

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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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Hidden Landscapes Mapped

Hidden Landscapes Mapped

LiDAR offers opportunities to create maps limited only by the imagination.

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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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Louie Schwartzberg on Gratitude

Louie Schwartzberg on Gratitude

Being mindful of gratitude as a daily mantra.

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Ecology Lessons, 1

Ecology Lessons, 1

The Dutch have created an elegant demonstration of coastal ecology in action.

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My Life As A Turkey

My Life As A Turkey

If you thought turkeys were just big butterballs in the Thanksgiving oven, think again.

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Sand Sea

Sand Sea

The Skeleton Coast is a sea of sand.

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