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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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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

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.

1 Nov 2017

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

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' 

David Brooks: Character & Selfies

David Brooks: Character & Selfies

It's about character in the age of 'selfies'.

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Ecology Lesson 3: Predators and Ecosystems

Ecology Lesson 3: Predators and Ecosystems

Top predators sustain ecosystems.

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Getting Green Done & the Work Ahead

Getting Green Done & the Work Ahead

Sustainability is everyone's responsibility.

  • 525
Michael Pollan on Cooking

Michael Pollan on Cooking

Explore cooking at home.

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Crack in Ice Grows

Crack in Ice Grows

An ice shelf crack now extends 100 miles.

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Rivers of Rain

Rivers of Rain

A Pineapple Express returns.

  • 697
A Lost City and LiDAR

A Lost City and LiDAR

The remarkable power of LiDAR is again demonstrated.

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Always New Possibilities

Always New Possibilities

Time to explore new possibilities.

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Dolphins to the Rescue

Dolphins to the Rescue

Dolphins will be used in conservation of a cousin.

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Snows of Mauna Kea

Snows of Mauna Kea

Snow in Hawai'i.

  • 554
Islands in Space

Islands in Space

An environmental monitoring satellite observed the Galapagos from space.

  • 1054
Bears Ears in Timelapse

Bears Ears in Timelapse

A timelapse video of Bears Ears wonders.

  • 651
Restoring an Ecosystem

Restoring an Ecosystem

Restoring a rainforest 1 tree at a time.

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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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