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Projects That Matter

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Projects That Matter

Conservation successes happen one project at a time.

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Death Fungus and Ohia Trees

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2017

Death Fungus and Ohia Trees

A deadly fungus is attacking an ecologically and culturally important Hawaiian tree, the ohia lehua.

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Archive Highlights

Lost & Found Worlds

Lost & Found Worlds

Biogeography rule #1: odd things evolve on islands.

29 Oct 2013

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

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.

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.
A Book for Tree Huggers

A Book for Tree Huggers

Who doesn't love trees? A new book of portraits adds another dimension to that question.
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"the Navel of the World"

"the Navel of the World"

Far-away, a Tibetan peak is known as "the Navel of the World". Its importance has many levels of meaning.
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Need Nature Conservation? Call in the Kids!

Need Nature Conservation? Call in the Kids!

Kids in remote Nagaland helped stop the destruction of a beneficial raptor, the Amur Falcon.
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Fish 2.0

Fish 2.0

Fish 2.0 is offered a funding challenge to support sustainable fisheries projects.
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Is it Time for a Carbon price?

Is it Time for a Carbon price?

The time may be perfect to finally place a price on carbon pollution.
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A Miracle in a White Dress

A Miracle in a White Dress

Pope's stance on climate change would be a miracle if miracles were real.
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A Knowledge of Plants

A Knowledge of Plants

The ethnobotanist Mark Plotkin explores indigenous peoples and their knowledge of plants.
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Productive Ideas on Moving Forward

Productive Ideas on Moving Forward

I may have already failed 2 out of 3 productivity tests and 2015 just began.
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