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A journal of science, thought, and action.

Trees Before Rain

17

Nov

2017

Trees Before Rain

Which came first: trees or rain?

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A 'Medicane' Forms

15

Nov

2017

A 'Medicane' Forms

A medicane heads toward Italy and Greece.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Grass-fed Meat Sequesters Carbon?

Grass-fed Meat Sequesters Carbon?

By Reilly CappsIt's possible that certain kinds of meat might not be quite so bad. Animals can be part of a climate solution. “If...

3 Jul 2013

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion and other creatures 5 November 2017

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion is considered a trait uniquely human but we should make it more inclusive.

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency! 4 November 2017

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency is the name of the game for energy, architecture, and solar design with three new developments showing the way.

Conservatives and Conservation

Conservatives and Conservation 2 November 2017

Conservatives and Conservation

 

Republican presidents from Theodore Roosevelt, to Richard Nixon, through George W. Bush left good environmental accomplishments.

 

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time 1 November 2017

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

One way to restore coral reefs could require re-seeding with transplanted corals.

Whales & Drones

Whales & Drones 31 October 2017

Whales & Drones

Remotely controlled drones provide a quiet way to track animal behavior.

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper 30 October 2017

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Robotic engineers at JPL are turning to bio-mimicry and using a gecko as their design guide.

The Beauty of Math, Corals, and Crochet

The Beauty of Math, Corals, and Crochet

How can math and crochet help corals?

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Curious George

Curious George

Whales are very curious creatures...like humans.

  • 638
A CO2 History

A CO2 History

Measurements from 800,000 BCE to 2016.

  • 652
Abalone Rescue

Abalone Rescue

Thousands of shellfish were exposed in New Zealand.

  • 822
Climate Change & Ecosystems

Climate Change & Ecosystems

Climate change and ecosystem processes are now quantified.

  • 549
Climate Signals, 2

Climate Signals, 2

Climate signals in 'real time'.

  • 648
Exploring Space

Exploring Space

New accomplishments offer 3 fine examples of human intelligence

  • 592
Vanishing Lake

Vanishing Lake

The Great Salt Lake is vanishing.
 

  • 636
Secrets of Rare Plants

Secrets of Rare Plants

The importance of botanical rarities.

  • 722
Fashion Accessory

Fashion Accessory

Consider Lionfish as a fashion statement.

  • 660
From Glacier...To Lake

From Glacier...To Lake

A once glacier-filled valley is now a lake...in 30 years!             

  • 598
Sadness for Reefs

Sadness for Reefs

The  grades on the reef report card aren't good.

  • 636
Short but Spectacular

Short but Spectacular

Aspen trees postcard.

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The Last Ocean, part 2

The Last Ocean, part 2

The Last Ocean is finally protected as a marine reserve.

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Status of Plants & Animals, 2016

Status of Plants & Animals, 2016

New reports on the status of Life on Earth were released.

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Antarctica glaciers

Antarctica glaciers

West Antarctica ice sheets are retreating fast, in glacial terms.

  • 631
Deadbeat Dams Removed

Deadbeat Dams Removed

A film on the removal of 'deadbeat dams' and restoring rivers.

  • 598
Maps Are Beautiful

Maps Are Beautiful

The rivers of the US were visualized in color using GIS software.

  • 640
Snow Leopard Status

Snow Leopard Status

Snow leopards are receiving new attention by TRAFFIC.

  • 690
Tibetan Glacier Collapse, 2.0

Tibetan Glacier Collapse, 2.0

A second Tibetan glacier collapses.

  • 672
Robomussels To The Rescue

Robomussels To The Rescue

Robo-sensors are becoming essential tools of ecology.

  • 696
The Secret Point of Travel

The Secret Point of Travel

What we know is less than we thought.

  • 620
National Fossil Day

National Fossil Day

Learn what fossils say about geology, ancient life, and evolutionary history.

  • 636
Taking AIMS at Reefs

Taking AIMS at Reefs

AIMS works to sustain coral reefs.

  • 627
Art Influencing Science

Art Influencing Science

Animation artists influence space scientists.

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