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Geology Mystery of the Day

19

May

2013

Geology Mystery of the Day

A strange geologic structure in Africa so far defies explanation.
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Of Rats & Reefs

15

Jul

2018

Of Rats & Reefs

Remove rats...restore reefs!

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

External to What?

External to What?

Environmental externalities are now becoming central to how best to control carbon pollution.

10 Mar 2013

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

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.

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.

When Big is Better

When Big is Better

Think 'big data'.

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Intelligence of Plants

Intelligence of Plants

Amazing new understandings of intelligence in plants.

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Hawaii's Vanishing Birds

Hawaii's Vanishing Birds

Hawaii's endemic birds are declining fast.

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Catching An Eclipse Event

Catching An Eclipse Event

Prepare for some very cool eclipse events.

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Blue Genes and Chrysanthemums

Blue Genes and Chrysanthemums

Blue genes for fashionable flowers.

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National Tree Day

National Tree Day

Tree planting goes national in Australia.

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The First Flower

The First Flower

Reconstructing the evolution of flowers, step by step.

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Radar Mapping Glaciers

Radar Mapping Glaciers

Radar for glacier ice-loss maps.

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It's Hotter

It's Hotter

The data is in and summers are hotter.

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Supporting Public Lands

Supporting Public Lands

Join the campaign to protect public lands.

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Advice To A Young Scientist

Advice To A Young Scientist

We still need you!

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Terrestrial Orchids of SW Australia: Plant of the Month

Terrestrial Orchids of SW Australia: Plant of the Month

Rare plants from a little known biological 'hotspot'.

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What Rivers Can Tell About Earth's History

What Rivers Can Tell About Earth's History

Rivers tells us about Earth's history.

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Holographic Microbes

Holographic Microbes

Exobiology as holograms.

  • 546
When Monsoons Arrive

When Monsoons Arrive

Monsoons bring benefits and problems as they arrive.

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Reef Fish and Oil Don't Mix

Reef Fish and Oil Don't Mix

Oil affects fish behavior, badly.

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Pluto, the movie

Pluto, the movie

NASA movie of Pluto.

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Juno's Jupiter: the Great Red Spot

Juno's Jupiter: the Great Red Spot

Juno's deep view of Jupiter's Great Red Spot.

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Lights, Action, CRISPR

Lights, Action, CRISPR

The era of using DNA as a storage device begins.

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Floated Away

Floated Away

An iceberg weighing 1-trillion tons detached from Antarctica.

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Ocean Management and Sustainability

Ocean Management and Sustainability

A new portal offers tools for ocean sustainability.

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Playful Whale

Playful Whale

Whales like to play too.

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Photo-Mapping a Collapse

Photo-Mapping a Collapse

Antarctica's Larsen-C icesheet will soon collapse.

  • 545
Ancient Underwater Forest Uncovered

Ancient Underwater Forest Uncovered

Buried 60,000 years under the Gulf.

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IR Jupiter

IR Jupiter

Jupiter seen in infrared light.

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Riding at Light Speed

Riding at Light Speed

How would riding a light beam appear?

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