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Geology Mystery of the Day

19

May

2013

Geology Mystery of the Day

A strange geologic structure in Africa so far defies explanation.
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An Age of Wonder

16

Jun

2019

An Age of Wonder

A CRISPR revolution is here.

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"Look to the Mountains"

"Look to the Mountains"

A photographer, mountaineer, and environmental ambassador says: "look to the mountains".

24 Apr 2015

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The Conservation Alliance

 

Grevillea, Plant of the Month

Grevillea, Plant of the Month

Grevilleas stretch back to the era of Gondwanaland.

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Appreciating Wild Species

Appreciating Wild Species

Remember to appreciate wildlife.

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6th Extinction

6th Extinction

Losses rapid in biodiversity.

  • 353
Laser Forestry

Laser Forestry

GEDI to the rescue.

  • 392
Cyclone Fani

Cyclone Fani

Satellite mapping a super-Cyclone.

  • 524
Sea Level Rise by Zip Code

Sea Level Rise by Zip Code

Living on a coast, sea level rise should be of interest.

  • 3322
Art from Space

Art from Space

Photography is an essential tool of exploration.

  • 4384
Intelligent Designers

Intelligent Designers

Portland replaces coal with intelligence.

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George Saunders on Kindness

George Saunders on Kindness

Kindness is a trait everyone should try to practice.

  • 5037
Selfies Can Be Amazing

Selfies Can Be Amazing

Selfies can be amazing.

  • 8802
10 Ideas for any Earth Day

10 Ideas for any Earth Day

Every day should be Earth Day!

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Earth Day, Every Day

Earth Day, Every Day

Earth Day 2019

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Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Energy efficiency is the 'name of the game'.

  • 4554
Botany, an Extreme Sport

Botany, an Extreme Sport

Climbing gear serving plant conservation.

  • 910
Chasing Water With Gabions

Chasing Water With Gabions

An appropriate river restoration technology.

  • 930
Lost & Found Worlds

Lost & Found Worlds

Biogeography rules: odd things evolve on islands.

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Cane Toad Horrors

Cane Toad Horrors

'Frankentoads' of the amphibian world.

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Tough Times for Bristlecones

Tough Times for Bristlecones

The trees may be reaching their limits.

  • 279
First a Theory, Now a Fact

First a Theory, Now a Fact

First black hole photographed.

  • 328
Echoes of Carl

Echoes of Carl

Carl Sagan coined the phrase, a pale blue dot.

  • 3864
Undersea Mountains

Undersea Mountains

Seamounts include volcanoes.

  • 6221
Hi, my name is Click, Whistle, Pop

Hi, my name is Click, Whistle, Pop

Dolphins recognize their own names.

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Good News: Your Ancestor was a Jellyfish, not a Sponge

Good News: Your Ancestor was a Jellyfish, not a Sponge

New additions to the tree of life.

  • 4892
I Took The Road Less Traveled

I Took The Road Less Traveled

"I took the road less traveled", Robert Frost.

  • 3411
Animation Influencing Science

Animation Influencing Science

Researchers are using animation.

  • 1844
Bioluminescence, Weird & Wonderful Light

Bioluminescence, Weird & Wonderful Light

Luminous sea creatures.

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It takes garbage to make a boat.

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Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatau is again active.

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