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A journal of science, thought, and action.

3 Earth Day Thoughts

22

Apr

2018

3 Earth Day Thoughts

3 Perspectives for Earth Day 2018

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World of Wonder

20

Apr

2018

World of Wonder

Reflections for Earrth Day.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Whales & Drones

Whales & Drones

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

31 Oct 2017

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Environmental Art

Environmental Art 15 January 2018

Environmental Art

Creating paintings with natue connections.

Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia and Sustainability 31 December 2017

Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia shows how to apply sustainability in business practice.

Where Good Ideas Come From

Where Good Ideas Come From 22 December 2017

Where Good Ideas Come From

A clever storyteller suggests an answer.

Bottled Arctic Notes

Bottled Arctic Notes 15 December 2017

Bottled Arctic Notes

A bottled note tossed to the waves recovered years later.

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars 7 December 2017

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars

The Dry Valleys are one of the strangest environments on Earth.

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update 5 December 2017

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

In 2014, major marine preserves were created.

How the Military Fights Climate Change

How the Military Fights Climate Change

The military are proactive on climate change.

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Stories to Change 'Apocalypse Fatigue' into Action

Stories to Change 'Apocalypse Fatigue' into Action

Moving away from cliamte fatigue into action.

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Trees Before Rain

Trees Before Rain

Which came first: trees or rain?

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A 'Medicane' Forms

A 'Medicane' Forms

A medicane heads toward Italy and Greece.

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Elon Musk on Solving the Climate Crisis

Elon Musk on Solving the Climate Crisis

Incentives to solve climate change.

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India's 'gas chamber' smog

India's 'gas chamber' smog

Toxic smog covers north India.

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Why Wildfires Are Now Bigger

Why Wildfires Are Now Bigger

Ecology, forests, and megafires.

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Curing Blindness

Curing Blindness

Can blindness anywhere be eliminated?

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Conserving, the Mother Load

Conserving, the Mother Load

Trying to avoid another Dust Bowl.

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Restoration by Crowdfunding

Restoration by Crowdfunding

A rare fish is restored and the ecological recovery is a good lesson.

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OMG Scans Greenland Glaciers

OMG Scans Greenland Glaciers

Scanning Greenland's ice dynamics.

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Compassion and other creatures

Compassion and other creatures

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

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Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

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

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A Brewing Storm

A Brewing Storm

Climate change is already affecting growers of coffee.

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Conservatives and Conservation

Conservatives and Conservation

 

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

 

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

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

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

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Whales & Drones

Whales & Drones

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

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Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

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

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Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

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Tsunami Invaders

Tsunami Invaders

Invasive species raft across the ocean.

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The Playful Wonderland

The Playful Wonderland

From fire to photographs.

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Restoration Ecology 101: Iceland

Restoration Ecology 101: Iceland

Restoring forests lost for 1000 years.

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Deforestation and 'Dirty Chocolate'

Deforestation and 'Dirty Chocolate'

Avoiding 'dirty chocolate'.

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Mars in VR

Mars in VR

Mars as if you were there.

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Sounds of Space-Time Merging

Sounds of Space-Time Merging

An audio recording 130 million years old.

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What's Under All That Ice?

What's Under All That Ice?

Remote sensing is producing a revolution in glaciology.

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