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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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Denying Science

25

Apr

2017

Denying Science

Learn to reject 'magic beans'.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Supporting Environmental Work

Supporting Environmental Work

April campaign to We Keep it Wild and support The Conservation Alliance.

1 Apr 2016

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Coral Reef Update, 3

Coral Reef Update, 3 18 March 2017

Coral Reef Update, 3

Explaining the biology and consequences of coral bleaching.

Supporting Environmental Work

Supporting Environmental Work 1 April 2016

Supporting Environmental Work

April campaign to We Keep it Wild and support The Conservation Alliance.

Protecting New Lands

Protecting New Lands 14 July 2015

Protecting New Lands

Several important land protections were declared in just one week, perhaps a new trend.

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance 25 June 2015

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance

Eric Larsen will present his The Last North expedition to an outdoor/conservation audience in Utah..

Compassionate Turtles

Compassionate Turtles 24 June 2015

Compassionate Turtles

Behavior that would be considered compassionate in humans is also observed in animals.

"Look to the Mountains"

"Look to the Mountains" 24 April 2015

"Look to the Mountains"

A photographer, mountaineer, and environmental ambassador says: "look to the mountains".
'Next Gen' Environmentalist

'Next Gen' Environmentalist

Where are the next environmentalists?

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Then & Now

Then & Now

Humor can be a good tool for attracting attention to anything.

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Glacial Lakes

Glacial Lakes

Studies of glacial lakes are important as mountain climates change.

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Reverence

Reverence

A Sierra outdoor meditation.

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Rolling Around This World

Rolling Around This World

The Curiosity rover continues investigating Martian landscapes.

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World Oceans Day, 2016

World Oceans Day, 2016

World Oceans Day is this week but there is little to celebrate.

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Requiem for a Reef

Requiem for a Reef

It may be time to compose another Requiem.

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CORAL Gets to Work

CORAL Gets to Work

JPL launched CORAL to better understand reef ecosystems.

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Wiring, Monitoring, and Protecting the Oceans

Wiring, Monitoring, and Protecting the Oceans

Two new initiatives aim to protect the oceans.

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The Greening Arctic

The Greening Arctic

The Arctic is becoming far greener and very fast.

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Khumbu Notes, part 2

Khumbu Notes, part 2

Black and white photography can produce stunning mountain details.

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Greenland Temperature Anomaly

Greenland Temperature Anomaly

Greenland experienced a major temperature anomaly this spring.

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The Sounds of Extinction

The Sounds of Extinction

There are more "sounds of silence" being recorded.

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To Scale

To Scale

When or how does an "ah ha" appear to a sciencist?

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Nature Rx: Your Brain on Nature

Nature Rx: Your Brain on Nature

Things to know about the benefits to your brain while in nature.

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Drawings that Show Earth's Beauty and Fragility

Drawings that Show Earth's Beauty and Fragility

Artists often create more impact about environment concerns than scientific studies can.

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Setting Foot on Pluto

Setting Foot on Pluto

View Pluto as if you were walking around the frozen world.

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Secrets of the Snowy Owl

Secrets of the Snowy Owl

A clever narrative about those handsome Arctic birds, the snowy owls.

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8 Reasons Octopuses Rule the Oceans

8 Reasons Octopuses Rule the Oceans

Cephalopods are masters of their environment.

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New Species in Florida

New Species in Florida

Florida has a new species of wildlife and Nile crocodiles are nasty.

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Gene Editing with CRISPR

Gene Editing with CRISPR

CRISPR gene editing technology has been adopted by laboratories worldwide.

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Plant of the Month: Rhododendron species

Plant of the Month: Rhododendron species

Rhododendrons are the 'plant of the month'.

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The Ocean World, Europa

The Ocean World, Europa

Chemisty research indicates Europa's global ocean may be very similar to Earths.

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Love a Tree Day

Love a Tree Day

Don't forget Love a Tree Day.

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Colors of Antarctica

Colors of Antarctica

A new color-coded radar map of the Antarctic Peninsula was made.

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Danielle Feinberg on the Magic of Pixar

Danielle Feinberg on the Magic of Pixar

Why is animation so useful in telling stories strong on science?

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