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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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When a Chalk Dam Burst

21

Oct

2018

When a Chalk Dam Burst

Brexit as a bursting dam.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Republican. Climate Change Believer. Really.

Republican. Climate Change Believer. Really.

To find a conservative politician who believes in climate change? It's easier to find skinny whales. 

10 Mar 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.

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.

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Whales & Drones

Whales & Drones

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

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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.

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Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

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Tsunami Invaders

Tsunami Invaders

Invasive species raft across the ocean.

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Restoration Ecology 101: Iceland

Restoration Ecology 101: Iceland

Restoring forests lost for 1000 years.

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Deforestation and 'Dirty Chocolate'

Deforestation and 'Dirty Chocolate'

Avoiding 'dirty chocolate'.

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Mars in VR

Mars in VR

Mars as if you were there.

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Sounds of Space-Time Merging

Sounds of Space-Time Merging

An audio recording 130 million years old.

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What's Under All That Ice?

What's Under All That Ice?

Remote sensing is producing a revolution in glaciology.

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Observing Neutron Stars Collide

Observing Neutron Stars Collide

For the first time, neutron stars were detected colliding.

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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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Volcanoes 101

Volcanoes 101

A super-volcano lies under Yellowstone.

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Wine Country Burning

Wine Country Burning

California's wine country is on fire.

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Growing Food Intelligence

Growing Food Intelligence

Re-imaging a new food production future.

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Australia Fries in Record Heatwave

Australia Fries in Record Heatwave

Australian summer temperatures reached extreme levels.

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With The Eyes Of A Kid

With The Eyes Of A Kid

Serendipity happens if you pay attention.

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What Gravitational Waves Mean

What Gravitational Waves Mean

Gravitational waves and a Nobel Prize.

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Once Bishop Glacier...Now Becoming Bishop Lake

Once Bishop Glacier...Now Becoming Bishop Lake

British Columbian glaciers are in fast retreat.

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Public Lands Day

Public Lands Day

Supporting public lands every day.

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Damage Maps for Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands

Damage Maps for Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands

JPL producees maps for hurricane recovery.

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Another Glacier Cracks in Antarctica

Another Glacier Cracks in Antarctica

A Manhattan-sized iceberg has now appeared.

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Cassini's Last Photos

Cassini's Last Photos

Cassini gathered data and photos until its last moment.

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