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Crazy Engineering: CubeSats

16

Oct

2018

Crazy Engineering: CubeSats

Here come the CubeSats.

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Earthrise Reminder

14

Oct

2018

Earthrise Reminder

Earthrise remains one of the most important photographs every captured.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Let's Celebrate People Day

Let's Celebrate People Day

On People Day, unlike Earth Day, we do whatever we want. 

24 Apr 2014

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

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.

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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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