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Projects That Matter

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2017

Projects That Matter

Conservation successes happen one project at a time.

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Death Fungus and Ohia Trees

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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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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

When Our Stories Get Ruined, We Get Upset

When Our Stories Get Ruined, We Get Upset

Over and over again in the history of ideas, some new piece of information threatens our stories, and we react. Badly.

14 Mar 2014

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

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.
Designating an Ecosystem Legacy

Designating an Ecosystem Legacy

An ecosystem is nominated for heritage recongnition.

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Mars Vistas from HiRiSE

Mars Vistas from HiRiSE

Stunning Martian landscape's video. 

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To Bring Back a Woolly Mammoth

To Bring Back a Woolly Mammoth

De-extinction of the mammoth moves closer.

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Savor the Cryosphere

Savor the Cryosphere

Visual records of deglaciation.

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TCA Awards, Winter 2017

TCA Awards, Winter 2017

20 Environmental organizations received conservation awards.

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When a Chalk Dam Burst

When a Chalk Dam Burst

The 1st Brexit was a dam bursting.

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Time to Reconsider Geoengineering?

Time to Reconsider Geoengineering?

Has the time arrived for geoengineering?

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Landforms & Walls

Landforms & Walls

Landforms complicate the building of walls.

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Nurture or Nature?

Nurture or Nature?

Environmental influences on genetics and behavior.

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Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Heat-tolerant corals may help reef restoration.

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Martian Tsunamis

Martian Tsunamis

Gigantic waves carved Martian shorelines.

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Cloud Tops

Cloud Tops

JUNO captures abstract cloud photo.

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Cyclone Debbie

Cyclone Debbie

Cyclone Debbie takes aim at Queensland.

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For The Ages: National Parks

For The Ages: National Parks

A 360-degree tribute to national parks.

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Cryovolcanoes

Cryovolcanoes

Ice-volcanoes on Earth?

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Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas

A new Cloud Atlas was released.

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Ocean Heat Map

Ocean Heat Map

An ocean heat-stress map of Australia was created by NASA & NOAA.

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Project Drawdown

Project Drawdown

Paul Hawken takes on a new mission, climate change.

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Coral Reef Update, 3

Coral Reef Update, 3

Explaining the biology and consequences of coral bleaching.

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Be an ROV Explorer

Be an ROV Explorer

Be your own DIY explorer.

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River Rights

River Rights

A river now has rights.

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Mysteries on the Ocean Floor

Mysteries on the Ocean Floor

Seamounts maintain gardens of ancient corals.

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Clipper Ship

Clipper Ship

A Europa Clipper set for a "voyage of discovery".

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Red-capped Mallee, Plant of the Month

Red-capped Mallee, Plant of the Month

A Eucalyptus is Plant of the Month.

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NOAA & Cosmic Jellyfish

NOAA & Cosmic Jellyfish

NOAA operates Okeanos Explorer to help understand the oceans.

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Ice Animated

Ice Animated

Important data, beautifully visualized.

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