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Cephalopod Week

23

Jun

2017

Cephalopod Week

Time to celebrate octopi.

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Melting, Inside Out

22

Jun

2017

Melting, Inside Out

A new glacial melting mechanism is found.

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High School chemistry & biology

High School chemistry & biology

Some parts of climate change science and the consequences of increased CO2 in the atmosphere are  explained with high school textbooks.

23 Feb 2015

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Recent Archive Highlights

The Colours of Australia are Fading

The Colours of Australia are Fading 2 June 2017

The Colours of Australia are Fading

Major changes have occurred recently to Australian forests.

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Super Coral...a Super Hero? 26 May 2017

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Heat-tolerant corals may help reef restoration.

Replanting Corals

Replanting Corals 17 May 2017

Replanting Corals

Some people are taking positive action today to reverse the damage caused by climate change and building resilience for tomorrow.

A Monumental President

A Monumental President 16 May 2017

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

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.

3 New National Monuments Designated in California

3 New National Monuments Designated in California

Three new national monuments were designated in California.

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A Life in Translation

A Life in Translation

Can new technology help to recover ancient wisdom?

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Mike Velings: The Case for Fish Farming

Mike Velings: The Case for Fish Farming

Mike Velings explains his rational for expanding aquaculture for sustainable fish supplies.

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The Sound of Gravity

The Sound of Gravity

CalTech physicists have confirmed the last piece of Einsteins Theory of Relativity on the existence of gravity waves.

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Curiosity's 360 Panorama

Curiosity's 360 Panorama

JPL's Curiosity rover captured a 360 degree panorama of a dark Martian dune.

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Melting of Greenland's Icecap, 2004-2014

Melting of Greenland's Icecap, 2004-2014

Satellite data of the Greenland icecap show melting changes over 10 years.

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Seeing the Reef for the Corals

Seeing the Reef for the Corals

A new research program known as CORAL is gathering 'big data' on the health of coral reefs.

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'el Jefe', the Jaguar

'el Jefe', the Jaguar

Jaguars are large rainforest cats from Latin America but their range can extend into the USA.

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Nitrogen Glaciers, Floating Mountains, and Pluto

Nitrogen Glaciers, Floating Mountains, and Pluto

New Horizons has discovered Pluto has mountains of ice floating on glaciers of nitrogen.

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Wildflowers, Pollinators, and Sustainability

Wildflowers, Pollinators, and Sustainability

Studies by ecologists in the UK show the direct relationship between food resources and decline in bees.

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Marine Phytoplankton

Marine Phytoplankton

Ocean phytoplankton is responsible for generating 70% or more of the Earth's oxygen.

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Pluto: a Frozen 'Water World'

Pluto: a Frozen 'Water World'

New analysis from the New Horizons encounter with Pluto show the dwarf-planet is a frozen "water world".

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David Gruber: on Glow-in-the-Dark Sharks

David Gruber: on Glow-in-the-Dark Sharks

Communicating in the ocean depths is tricky when no light exists.

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Color Coded Signaling in Octopus

Color Coded Signaling in Octopus

Octopuses use a color-coded system to signal to other octopus.

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NASA Animates 100 years of Climate Change

NASA Animates 100 years of Climate Change

NASA has animated temperature data to show climate change from 1880-2014.

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Fallen Tree

Fallen Tree

Environmental field work has its joys, challenges, and dangers as tree biologist Nalini Nadkarni can attest.

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Ecosystem Restoration One Grove and Marsh at a Time

Ecosystem Restoration One Grove and Marsh at a Time

A San Francisco non-profit is restoring degraded ecosystems one bit at a time.

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Acongagua Rock Avalanche

Acongagua Rock Avalanche

A huge debris flow was recorded by trekkers on cerro Acongagua in Argentina.

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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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