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Plant of the Month: Rhododendrons

19

Feb

2018

Plant of the Month: Rhododendrons

Rhodies are the 'plant of the month'.

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Mud Flow Event

18

Feb

2018

Mud Flow Event

The Grand Staircase can be both awesome and deadly.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Compassionate Turtles

Compassionate Turtles

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

24 Jun 2015

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

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.

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update 5 December 2017

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

In 2014, major marine preserves were created.

East Coast Blizzard from Space

East Coast Blizzard from Space

A view of the East Coast blizzard as seen from the Space Station.

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Iceberg Calving and Glacial Dynamics

Iceberg Calving and Glacial Dynamics

Fluid dynamics and climate change affects how glaciers decline with iceberg calving events.

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A Real Planet "X" Is Predicted

A Real Planet "X" Is Predicted

Caltech researchers predict a real Planet "X" exists in the outer solar system.

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River Ecology Restored After Dam Removal

River Ecology Restored After Dam Removal

The recovery of Washington's Elwha River ecosystem has been faster than anticipated after a dam was removed.

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Mission to Europa

Mission to Europa

JPL was funded for a Mission to Europa to explore this ice-covered moon of Jupiter.

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The Mysterious World of Underwater Caves

The Mysterious World of Underwater Caves

Not afraid of strange places to explore? Try underwater cave diving!

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Zigging Stardust

Zigging Stardust

Dust makes the universe go 'round. NASA -- with some students' help -- is taking a closer look. 

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Antarctica's Grand Canyons

Antarctica's Grand Canyons

A canyon system has been discovered under the Antarctic ice cap that is longer and deeper than Arizona's Grand Canyon.

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Good News for Green Sea Turtles

Good News for Green Sea Turtles

Green sea turtle nestings have made dramatic increases on Florida beaches from less than 500 40 years ago to 30,000 today.

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Bamiyan Buddhas Restored Digitally

Bamiyan Buddhas Restored Digitally

The Bamiyan Buddhas were reconstructed by a collaboration of archaeologists, digital technology, and a businessman.

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Conservation Alliance Grants, Summer 2015

Conservation Alliance Grants, Summer 2015

The Conservation Alliance announced recipients of their bi-annual grants for Summer 2015.

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Earth Art

Earth Art

Images from the International Space Station, Operation Icebridge, and the Terra satellite depict the Earth as art.

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The Emerald Mile

The Emerald Mile

The Conservation Alliance is hosting the adventure author Kevin Fedarko on the Grand Canyon's Emerald Mile.

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New Mexico? Utah? Arizona? no Mars!

New Mexico? Utah? Arizona? no Mars!

The Curiosity rover photographed a Martian landscape that could easily pass for New Mexico, Utah, or Arizona. 
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Climate Scientists Receive Some Love

Climate Scientists Receive Some Love

Making a list of New Years resolutions? Here's an idea: send some love to climate scientists.
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