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Stories to Change 'Apocalypse Fatigue' into Action

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Stories to Change 'Apocalypse Fatigue' into Action

Moving away from cliamte fatigue into action.

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Trees Before Rain

17

Nov

2017

Trees Before Rain

Which came first: trees or rain?

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When Our Stories Get Ruined, We Get Upset

When Our Stories Get Ruined, We Get Upset

Over and over again in the history of ideas, some new piece of information threatens our stories, and we react. Badly.

14 Mar 2014

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Compassion and other creatures

Compassion and other creatures 5 November 2017

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion is considered a trait uniquely human but we should make it more inclusive.

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency! 4 November 2017

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

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

Conservatives and Conservation

Conservatives and Conservation 2 November 2017

Conservatives and Conservation

 

Republican presidents from Theodore Roosevelt, to Richard Nixon, through George W. Bush left good environmental accomplishments.

 

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time 1 November 2017

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

One way to restore coral reefs could require re-seeding with transplanted corals.

Whales & Drones

Whales & Drones 31 October 2017

Whales & Drones

Remotely controlled drones provide a quiet way to track animal behavior.

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper 30 October 2017

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Robotic engineers at JPL are turning to bio-mimicry and using a gecko as their design guide.

A 'Medicane' Forms

A 'Medicane' Forms

A medicane heads toward Italy and Greece.

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Elon Musk on Solving the Climate Crisis

Elon Musk on Solving the Climate Crisis

Incentives to solve climate change.

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India's 'gas chamber' smog

India's 'gas chamber' smog

Toxic smog covers north India.

  • 76
Why Wildfires Are Now Bigger

Why Wildfires Are Now Bigger

Ecology, forests, and megafires.

  • 64
Curing Blindness

Curing Blindness

Can blindness anywhere be eliminated?

  • 72
Conserving, the Mother Load

Conserving, the Mother Load

Trying to avoid another Dust Bowl.

  • 115
Restoration by Crowdfunding

Restoration by Crowdfunding

A rare fish is restored and the ecological recovery is a good lesson.

  • 71
OMG Scans Greenland Glaciers

OMG Scans Greenland Glaciers

Scanning Greenland's ice dynamics.

  • 69
Compassion and other creatures

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion is considered a trait uniquely human but we should make it more inclusive.

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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.

  • 1891
A Brewing Storm

A Brewing Storm

Climate change is already affecting growers of coffee.

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Conservatives and Conservation

Conservatives and Conservation

 

Republican presidents from Theodore Roosevelt, to Richard Nixon, through George W. Bush left good environmental accomplishments.

 

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Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

One way to restore coral reefs could require re-seeding with transplanted corals.

  • 3101
Whales & Drones

Whales & Drones

Remotely controlled drones provide a quiet way to track animal behavior.

  • 5261
Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Robotic engineers at JPL are turning to bio-mimicry and using a gecko as their design guide.

  • 1198
Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

  • 1296
Tsunami Invaders

Tsunami Invaders

Invasive species raft across the ocean.

  • 189
The Playful Wonderland

The Playful Wonderland

From fire to photographs.

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Restoration Ecology 101: Iceland

Restoration Ecology 101: Iceland

Restoring forests lost for 1000 years.

  • 93
Deforestation and 'Dirty Chocolate'

Deforestation and 'Dirty Chocolate'

Avoiding 'dirty chocolate'.

  • 125
Mars in VR

Mars in VR

Mars as if you were there.

  • 107
Sounds of Space-Time Merging

Sounds of Space-Time Merging

An audio recording 130 million years old.

  • 128
What's Under All That Ice?

What's Under All That Ice?

Remote sensing is producing a revolution in glaciology.

  • 104
Observing Neutron Stars Collide

Observing Neutron Stars Collide

For the first time, neutron stars were detected colliding.

  • 121
Sand Kitty

Sand Kitty

Desert sand kittens on video.

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Smoke from Space

Smoke from Space

Viewing smoke and fires from space.

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