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Death Fungus and Ohia Trees

22

May

2017

Death Fungus and Ohia Trees

A deadly fungus is attacking an ecologically and culturally important Hawaiian tree, the ohia lehua.

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Floods for a 21st Century Noah

19

May

2017

Floods for a 21st Century Noah

Extreme rainfall could increase five-fold.

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Let's Celebrate People Day

Let's Celebrate People Day

On People Day, unlike Earth Day, we do whatever we want. 

24 Apr 2014

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Replanting Corals

Replanting Corals 17 May 2017

Replanting Corals

Some people are taking positive action today to reverse the damage caused by climate change and building resilience for tomorrow.

A Monumental President

A Monumental President 16 May 2017

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

Coral Reef Update, 3

Coral Reef Update, 3 18 March 2017

Coral Reef Update, 3

Explaining the biology and consequences of coral bleaching.

Supporting Environmental Work

Supporting Environmental Work 1 April 2016

Supporting Environmental Work

April campaign to We Keep it Wild and support The Conservation Alliance.

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance 25 June 2015

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance

Eric Larsen will present his The Last North expedition to an outdoor/conservation audience in Utah..

Compassionate Turtles

Compassionate Turtles 24 June 2015

Compassionate Turtles

Behavior that would be considered compassionate in humans is also observed in animals.
A Drone for Mars

A Drone for Mars

JPL is developing designs for a drone to photograph and video the surface of Mars.
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Geomagnetic Field Probably Won't Flip Anytime Soon

Geomagnetic Field Probably Won't Flip Anytime Soon

A new study shows that the Earth's magnetic field won't be flipping soon.
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Carl Safina: What are animals thinking?

Carl Safina: What are animals thinking?

Conservationist Carl Safina presented a new perspective on animal intelligence for a Google audience.
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General Relativity's Centenary Today!

General Relativity's Centenary Today!

The theory that introduced space-time turns 100 years old.
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George the Poet on Climate Change

George the Poet on Climate Change

Wordsmith George the Poet gives his attention to climate change matters.
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Anote Tong: My country will be underwater soon

Anote Tong: My country will be underwater soon

The president of Kiribati presented the impacts climate change is having on his island nation now.
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Poems for the Climate

Poems for the Climate

The Guardian has created the Keep It In The Ground series to highlight alternative approaches to energy and fight climate change.
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Fuller Challenge

Fuller Challenge

Buckminster Fuller left his legacy of the Fuller Challenge to support innovation on a grand scale.
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USA & Cuba Sign Marine Agreement

USA & Cuba Sign Marine Agreement

The United States and Cuba signed an important agreement on conservation of marine environments.
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CO2 Maps show Polluting Countries

CO2 Maps show Polluting Countries

New NASA maps show which countries are contributing the most CO2 atmospheric pollution.
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Swimming with Dolphins in 360 Virtual Reality

Swimming with Dolphins in 360 Virtual Reality

The Dolphin Project aims to protect spotted dolphins in their marine habitat.
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Rainbow Pluto

Rainbow Pluto

A false-color infrared image of Pluto was released by the New Horizons team.
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In Support of Mountains, an update

In Support of Mountains, an update

The petition to support mountain issues at the UN climate conference reached the initial goal of signers but time remains to add more before the deadline.
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Eclipse Skiing on Svalbard

Eclipse Skiing on Svalbard

You can decide if a cross-country eclipse adventure to the Norwegian island of Svalbard was worth the effort.
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The Ice Volcanoes of Pluto

The Ice Volcanoes of Pluto

New Horizons has returned imagery indicating Pluto may have ice volcanoes that are still active.
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Socotra Damage

Socotra Damage

In little over a week, the remote and strange island of Socotra was struck hard by a second cyclone..
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Archaeology from Space

Archaeology from Space

Sarah Parcak uses space-based imagery to identify lost cities and other archaeological sites.
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Photogenic Mars

Photogenic Mars

If the photographer's mantra is "location, location, location", then Mars is one photogenic place.
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The Saint and the Pope Sing Hymns to Creation

The Saint and the Pope Sing Hymns to Creation

Both Francises' words fall on deaf ears 
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In Support of Mountains

In Support of Mountains

Mountain issues should be presented at the UN climate change congress in Paris and you can make it happen!
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"It's Alive!"...maybe

"It's Alive!"...maybe

NASA will make another big Mars announcement soon. Could it be a sign of life?
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Cyclone Chapala and Socotra

Cyclone Chapala and Socotra

The remote island of Socotra was hit hard by Cyclone Chapala.
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Will Dogs Ever Really Play Poker?

Will Dogs Ever Really Play Poker?

Some uninformed thoughts on animal culture
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Climate Pledges and Reality

Climate Pledges and Reality

Nations worldwide will meet in Paris soon to make pledges for controlling CO2. Will they be realistic?
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Animated Waterfall

Animated Waterfall

A photo animation of an unknown waterfall is mesmerizing.
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Swimming Mt. Everest

Swimming Mt. Everest

Lewis Pugh is an extreme swimmer who tackled a glacial lake on Mount Everest.
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