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2017

World Whale Day

You missed World Whale Day so mark your 2018 calendar.

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Dark Continents Beneath Us

17

May

2019

Dark Continents Beneath Us

There are 'lost worlds' underground.

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Archive Highlights

Volcano May Explode, a timeline update

Volcano May Explode, a timeline update

Bali's Mount Agung could erupt any time.

30 Nov 2017

Video Highlights

 

The Conservation Alliance

 

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.

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I Took The Road Less Traveled

I Took The Road Less Traveled

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

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Animation Influencing Science

Animation Influencing Science

Researchers are using animation.

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Bioluminescence, Weird & Wonderful Light

Bioluminescence, Weird & Wonderful Light

Luminous sea creatures.

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Combining Art & Science

Combining Art & Science

Two sides of creativity.

  • 283
Fixing the Climate Crisis

Fixing the Climate Crisis

Fixing CO2 pollution in two minutes.

  • 4045
Building a Forest...quickly

Building a Forest...quickly

What if you could re-build a forest, quickly?

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Plastic-eating Enzyme

Plastic-eating Enzyme

A plastic-eating bacteria was discovered.

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A Super Bloom

A Super Bloom

California landscapes flower. 

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Ode to Mars

Ode to Mars

A planetary haiku for Poetry Day.

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Conserving, The Mother Load

Conserving, The Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

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Animating Environmental Change

Animating Environmental Change

GIF's can tell important stories.

  • 990
Crazy Engineering: CubeSats

Crazy Engineering: CubeSats

Here come the CubeSats.

  • 685
A Gift of Gratitude

A Gift of Gratitude

A gift of gratitude to share.

  • 1097
A Fungal Future

A Fungal Future

A natural alternative to plastic.

  • 1851
A Life in Translation

A Life in Translation

Can technology recover ancient wisdom?

  • 1999
Mars-copters

Mars-copters

A flying machine for Mars.

  • 713
Landforms & Walls

Landforms & Walls

Geomorphology complicates building walls.

  • 1758
Volcanoes 101

Volcanoes 101

A super-volcano lies under Yellowstone.

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Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

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Phytoplankton as Green Machines

Phytoplankton as Green Machines

Micro-plants, oceans, and oxygen.

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Polar Plunge 2.0

Polar Plunge 2.0

Arctic temperatures plunge into the US again.

  • 258
Endangered Species...Individual Actions

Endangered Species...Individual Actions

Individuals involved directly in species conservation.

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Why Do Societies Collapse?

Why Do Societies Collapse?

Jared Diamond sees patterns in collapsing societies.

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Underwater Forest Appears

Underwater Forest Appears

Buried 60,000 years underwater.

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Intelligent Designers

Intelligent Designers 27 April 2019

Intelligent Designers

Portland replaces coal with intelligence.

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency! 21 April 2019

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Energy efficiency is the 'name of the game'.

Lost & Found Worlds

Lost & Found Worlds 14 April 2019

Lost & Found Worlds

Biogeography rules: odd things evolve on islands.

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Conserving, The Mother Load 19 March 2019

Conserving, The Mother Load

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Fishing for Plastic 5 March 2019

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2 29 December 2018

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatau is again active.

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