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Bottled Arctic Notes

15

Dec

2017

Bottled Arctic Notes

A bottled note tossed to the waves recovered years later.

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Be Nice To Nerds

13

Dec

2017

Be Nice To Nerds

Exploring DARPA's creative research approach.

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Nature Isn't Nice

Nature Isn't Nice

By Reilly Capps
A deadly slide on Everest shows, once again, that nature isn't going to pamper us. 

18 Apr 2014

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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.

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update 5 December 2017

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

In 2014, major marine preserves were created.

Think Green

Think Green 2 December 2017

Think Green

It's important to Think Green during this white time of year.

Volcano May Explode, a timeline update

Volcano May Explode, a timeline update 30 November 2017

Volcano May Explode, a timeline update

Bali's Mount Agung could erupt any time.

Rewilding

Rewilding 27 November 2017

Rewilding

or how a 'silent spring' could turn into a 'wild summer' 

The Universe Beyond Your Fence

The Universe Beyond Your Fence

What if you could have the universe beyond your fence?
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Ice Climbing on a Comet

Ice Climbing on a Comet

What does mountaineering and landing on a comet have in common?
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Jon Stewart says House notices "burns"

Jon Stewart says House notices "burns"

Jon Stewart uses his typical wit to skewer the House Science, Space and Technology Committee.
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Fox News: 'It Used to be a Dinosaur. Now It's Fuel. How Is That Not Renewable?'

Fox News: 'It Used to be a Dinosaur. Now It's Fuel. How Is That Not Renewable?'

In a long line of stupid statements on Fox News about climate, this one might be the stupidest.
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Obama is the Best on Climate! Oy vey!

Obama is the Best on Climate! Oy vey!

Obama boasts about our progress on the climate; it's like Hoover bragging about all he'd done on poverty
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Vaquita, the Next Species for Extinction?

Vaquita, the Next Species for Extinction?

Fishing bycatch could cause extinction for the smallest dolphin in the world.
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Royal Hakea, Plant of the Week

Royal Hakea, Plant of the Week

Royal Hakea is the 'plant of the week' and ancient.
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What's Possible

What's Possible

Morgan Freeman narrates a new film, What's Possible, to address climate change.
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Biodiversity Heros

Biodiversity Heros

The Midori Prize has been awarded to 3 heroes of biodiversity preservation.
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How to Build a Forest...quickly

How to Build a Forest...quickly

What if you could re-build a forest quickly?
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illUmiNating Endangered Species

illUmiNating Endangered Species

An illUmiNating vidoe showcases the plight of marine conservation.
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Mother Nature is Our Bitch

Mother Nature is Our Bitch

Want proof that we've bested nature? Just look at Ski Dubai.
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Mickjaggerosaurus

Mickjaggerosaurus

You can't claim researchers lack a sense of humor or are devoid of music appreciation.
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Satellite selfie

Satellite selfie

The Rosette satellite took a "selfie" of itself in orbit.
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Bad for Birds

Bad for Birds

If any evidence was further needed that climate change is a bad thing, a report on the state of birds will change that.
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Things Fall Apart ... Sometimes

Things Fall Apart ... Sometimes

Not everything is going to the dogs. 
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Acid Lakes

Acid Lakes

There's nothing more relaxing than a swim in a mountain lake unless it consists of acids.
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Marine Update

Marine Update

Species recover if given half a chance. Two reports should make anyone interested in ocean conservation celebrate.
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The Amazing Story of Sen. Inhofe in Hot Water

The Amazing Story of Sen. Inhofe in Hot Water

Irony. So sweet. So likely to give you upper respiratory trouble. 
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This Dinosaur Feared Nothing

This Dinosaur Feared Nothing

I love a dino with a cool name. This one's means "Fears Nothing." 
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Is Earth Fucked?

Is Earth Fucked?

Naomi Klein's new book says capitalism, unchecked, will destroy the climate. 
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A New Branch for the Tree of Life?

A New Branch for the Tree of Life?

The Tree of Life originally consisted of plants, animals, bacteria, and fungi. A new discovery may require another branch be added.
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How Did Fish Start Walking on Land? One Step at a Time

How Did Fish Start Walking on Land? One Step at a Time

An experiment showed that fish out of water can adapt, learning to walk on land. 
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Power Plants Going Bye-Bye

Power Plants Going Bye-Bye

Big bank UBS says that, very soon, the world will just be rooftop solar and electric cars. 
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Appropriate Technology

Appropriate Technology

An nice example of an "appropriate technology".
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Computers Byte

Computers Byte

Challenges between humans and machines usually don't end well for the humans. 
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