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The Driest Place on Earth

19

Sep

2017

The Driest Place on Earth

The Atacama Desert as a Mars analog.

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Watching Tundra Melt

18

Sep

2017

Watching Tundra Melt

Permafrost melting in 'real time'.

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The Conservation Alliance

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Lost & Found Worlds

Lost & Found Worlds

Biogeography rule #1: odd things evolve on islands.

29 Oct 2013

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A Monumental President

A Monumental President 26 August 2017

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic 9 August 2017

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

Intelligence of Plants

Intelligence of Plants 8 August 2017

Intelligence of Plants

Amazing new understandings of intelligence in plants.

The Colours of Australia are Fading

The Colours of Australia are Fading 2 June 2017

The Colours of Australia are Fading

Major changes have occurred recently to Australian forests.

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Super Coral...a Super Hero? 26 May 2017

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Heat-tolerant corals may help reef restoration.

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.

One Big Rock

One Big Rock

215 million years ago an asteroid 3 miles in diameter slammed into what is now Quebec. The crater is still visible from space.
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21st Century Enlightenment

21st Century Enlightenment

The RSA invited the food commentator, Michael Pollan to answer the existential question: "can "have your cake and eat it to?" Watch the video!
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Winter -- an Ode

Winter -- an Ode

If climate change does away with our winters, some will rejoice. But not me. 

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Island Dreaming

Island Dreaming

During the dark days of winter, most people think of tropical isles. Four photos show why.
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Rainbow Eclipses

Rainbow Eclipses

A NASA space observatory viewed an eclipse of the Sun lasting over two hours and in a rainbow of colors.
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