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A journal of science, thought, and action.

Bungling About

2

Apr

2013

Bungling About

The Bungle Bungles are located a remote corner of a remote continent. They are not easy to access.
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Elon Musk on Solving the Climate Crisis

14

Nov

2017

Elon Musk on Solving the Climate Crisis

Incentives to solve climate change.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Intelligent Designers

Intelligent Designers

Portland is using 'intelligent designers' to replace an aging coal-fired power plant and other cities should follow their lead.

17 Apr 2015

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

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.

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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Breakthrough Energy

Breakthrough Energy

Funding renewable energy breakthroughs.

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New Jaguar Sighted

New Jaguar Sighted

A new jaguar was sighted in Arizona.

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Evolution and Beauty

Evolution and Beauty

Appreciation of beauty can be explained by human evolution.

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Hidden Landscapes Mapped

Hidden Landscapes Mapped

LiDAR offers opportunities to create maps limited only by the imagination.

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Ecology Lessons, 2

Ecology Lessons, 2

Permafrost and Marine ecology are connected.

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Visualizing 32 Years of Time

Visualizing 32 Years of Time

Re-photography is a critical tool of environmental research.

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Powered by The Sun

Powered by The Sun

Elon Musk has now powered an island with the Sun.

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'Giving Tuesday' and the Environment

'Giving Tuesday' and the Environment

Environmental and science organizations can use your support.

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Growing Buildings

Growing Buildings

An architectural idea to create sustainable and resilient buildings.

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Louie Schwartzberg on Gratitude

Louie Schwartzberg on Gratitude

Being mindful of gratitude as a daily mantra.

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Ecology Lessons, 1

Ecology Lessons, 1

The Dutch have created an elegant demonstration of coastal ecology in action.

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My Life As A Turkey

My Life As A Turkey

If you thought turkeys were just big butterballs in the Thanksgiving oven, think again.

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Sand Sea

Sand Sea

The Skeleton Coast is a sea of sand.

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The Beauty of Math, Corals, and Crochet

The Beauty of Math, Corals, and Crochet

How can math and crochet help corals?

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Curious George

Curious George

Whales are very curious creatures...like humans.

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A CO2 History

A CO2 History

Measurements from 800,000 BCE to 2016.

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Abalone Rescue

Abalone Rescue

Thousands of shellfish were exposed in New Zealand.

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Climate Change & Ecosystems

Climate Change & Ecosystems

Climate change and ecosystem processes are now quantified.

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Climate Signals, 2

Climate Signals, 2

Climate signals in 'real time'.

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