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Stories to Change 'Apocalypse Fatigue' into Action

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2017

Stories to Change 'Apocalypse Fatigue' into Action

Moving away from cliamte fatigue into action.

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Trees Before Rain

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2017

Trees Before Rain

Which came first: trees or rain?

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Lost & Found Worlds

Lost & Found Worlds

Biogeography rule #1: odd things evolve on islands.

29 Oct 2013

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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.

Crazy Talk on GMOs

Crazy Talk on GMOs

What is with all the crazy talk on genetically modified foods? 
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HOW TO TEACH LITTLE HOMIE ABOUT SEX

HOW TO TEACH LITTLE HOMIE ABOUT SEX

Guest writer @Bill_Nye_tho weighs in on sexual education.
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How Impossible It Is To Get Lost

How Impossible It Is To Get Lost

The frontiers and goals of travel have changed. It is no longer particularly interesting to simply go to a place -- humans have been everywhere on Earth, physically, explored nearly every nook and cranny. 
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An Arctic Blast and the Jet Stream Blues

An Arctic Blast and the Jet Stream Blues

A visualization of frigid Arctic air currently moving south has been produced by NOAA. It may also provide insight on potential changes in the jet stream.
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Hopeful in Palau

Hopeful in Palau

Palau corals may be helping the future in ways unexpected. They are surviving acidity that would kill other reefs.
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Using quantum mechanics, Google and NASA are inventing computers so powerful, so capable of figuring so much stuff out that scientists don't even know what question to ask them. 
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