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The Power of Empathy

21

Jan

2019

The Power of Empathy

Animating empathy.

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Archaeology from Space

20

Jan

2019

Archaeology from Space

Rmote-sensing for finding lost cities.

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With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

In 2014, major marine preserves were created.

5 Dec 2017

Video Highlights

 

The Conservation Alliance

 

Rock Icon

Rock Icon

Nothing is more iconic of Australia than the giant rock megalith standing alone in the Outback.
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Feral Troubles in OZ

Feral Troubles in OZ

Australians like to joke that they live in the beautiful Land of OZ. However, there are feral troubles in that technicolor land.
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Green Genes, Sea-slugs, & Evolution

Green Genes, Sea-slugs, & Evolution

Sea-slugs, the beautiful shell-less mollusks, are offering new insights into ecology, genetics, and evolution.
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Desert Illusions

Desert Illusions

Desert create mirages and illusions that captured the imagination of the artist, Phillip K. Smith, III.
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Raining Rivers

Raining Rivers

NOAA has produced a new satellite of a welcome "river of rain" drenching the West Coast.
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Mindful Conservation

Mindful Conservation

A TV and radio program showcased conservation examples that benefited people and wildlife alike.
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Europa Bound

Europa Bound

We're bound for Europa to look for oceans on Jupiter's icy moon.
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Ecology in Motion

Ecology in Motion

Ecology is always moving but never as fast as now seen by movement of several species.
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Racing Extinction

Racing Extinction

A new documentary film showcases the threats to wildlife and ecosystems worldwide and also offers positive solutions.
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The environmental price of convenience, hilariously conveyed

The environmental price of convenience, hilariously conveyed

The silly horror of the K-Cup phenomenon in a short film
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That Dirty Congress

That Dirty Congress

The Keystone Pipeline vote is just one bit of dirty congressional legislation
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Best of Intentions

Best of Intentions

Everyone loves monarch butterflies. Everyone wants to help them.
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Snowflake, mega-magnified

Snowflake, mega-magnified

If you're thinking of snowflakes, here is an electron micrograph scan mega-magnified.
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Blue is the Color of Pollution

Blue is the Color of Pollution

When is the color blue a sign of serious water pollution?
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2015: The Year Salt Lake City Sees the 'Big One'?

2015: The Year Salt Lake City Sees the 'Big One'?

Sobering statistics about the city's vulnerability to a serious earthquake.
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@Bill_Nye_tho's Cool Ass Animal of the Week: Chameleons

@Bill_Nye_tho's Cool Ass Animal of the Week: Chameleons

Guest blogger @Bill_Nye_tho returns with another Cool Ass Animal of the Week
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Infrared Exposures

Infrared Exposures

You too can ponder space and time like a famous cosmologist...so start pondering!
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Mountaintop Universe

Mountaintop Universe

You'd have quite a night sky view from Mt. Elbrus in the Caucasus mountains.
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The 6 Most Poisonous Animals That I Refuse To Let Bring Me Down

The 6 Most Poisonous Animals That I Refuse To Let Bring Me Down

Counting down the 6 most poisonous animals whose negativity I will not let affect me.
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the Ices of Mercury

the Ices of Mercury

The ices of Mercury have likely been there since the formation of the solar system.
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Paven Sukhdev on 'nature's values'

Paven Sukhdev on 'nature's values'

What if we could determine a value for environmental services before they were compromised by extraction?
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Infinity, not so infinite?

Infinity, not so infinite?

A stunning revelation on the nature of infinity.
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Greenland's Rivers and other stories

Greenland's Rivers and other stories

Two unrelated reports document environmental changes that are accelerating.
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Restoring chestnut forests, one tree at a time

Restoring chestnut forests, one tree at a time

Disease resistant chestnut trees have has finally been developed and forests may start being restored, one tree at a time.
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Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2 29 December 2018

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatau is again active.

Plant Intelligence

Plant Intelligence 17 December 2018

Plant Intelligence

An understanding of intelligence in plants.

Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

Where Do Good Ideas Come From? 24 November 2018

Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

A storyteller suggests an answer.

My Life As A Turkey

My Life As A Turkey 21 November 2018

My Life As A Turkey

A true turkey story for Thanksgiving.

Rewilding

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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.

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