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2019

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Intelligent designs from nature.

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Archive Highlights

The Colours of Australia are Fading

The Colours of Australia are Fading

Major changes have occurred recently to Australian forests.

2 Jun 2017

Video Highlights

 

The Conservation Alliance

 

Polar Plunge 2.0

Polar Plunge 2.0

Arctic temperatures plunge into the US again.

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Endangered Species...Individual Actions

Endangered Species...Individual Actions

Individuals involved directly in species conservation.

  • 1145
Why Do Societies Collapse?

Why Do Societies Collapse?

Jared Diamond sees patterns in collapsing societies.

  • 2533
Underwater Forest Appears

Underwater Forest Appears

Buried 60,000 years underwater.

  • 1069
Recovering Reefs

Recovering Reefs

Coral restoration efforts show progress.

  • 272
Air Pollution Animated

Air Pollution Animated

Animators help tell a pollution story.

  • 11640
The Future is in Hydrogen

The Future is in Hydrogen

A renewable energy breakthrough, maybe.

  • 592
Building Resilience

Building Resilience

Creatively thinking resilience.

  • 273
Climate Time Machine

Climate Time Machine

Visualizing climate science data.

  • 1545
Curious Bird

Curious Bird

Researchers receive a curious visitor.

  • 231
Last Message

Last Message

Opportunity's final contact.

  • 306
Love Is In The Air

Love Is In The Air

Natural reminders for Valentine's Day.

  • 268
Opportunity Signs Off

Opportunity Signs Off

A voyage of exploration concludes.

  • 272
Kuiper Belt Pancakes

Kuiper Belt Pancakes

Data refinement changes intrepretation.

  • 293
Rainforest Plantsmen

Rainforest Plantsmen

Rainforest plants...new uses!

  • 321
Photography's Silent Drama

Photography's Silent Drama

Sebastiao Salgado

  • 283
Billion Dollar Disasters

Billion Dollar Disasters

Extreme weather events are multiplying.

  • 286
Earth's Driest Place

Earth's Driest Place

The Atacama as Mars analog.

  • 1088
Risk Independence

Risk Independence

The new frontiers of Sundance storytelling.

  • 362
Polar Extremes

Polar Extremes

Bi-polar disorders.

  • 329
Nepal Reflections

Nepal Reflections

Remembrances from Nepal

  • 333
Visualizing Climate Data

Visualizing Climate Data

NASA & NOAA use illustration tools.

  • 313
A Polar Vortex Descends

A Polar Vortex Descends

Another extreme weather event.

  • 352
Arctic Greening

Arctic Greening

The Arctic is greening, and fast.

  • 1827
Melting Tundra

Melting Tundra

Permafrost can explode.

  • 1801
Launching Rocks, Building Mountains

Launching Rocks, Building Mountains

Traveling by bus can be hazardous.

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Intelligent Designers

Intelligent Designers 27 April 2019

Intelligent Designers

Portland replaces coal with intelligence.

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency! 21 April 2019

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Energy efficiency is the 'name of the game'.

Lost & Found Worlds

Lost & Found Worlds 14 April 2019

Lost & Found Worlds

Biogeography rules: odd things evolve on islands.

Conserving, The Mother Load

Conserving, The Mother Load 19 March 2019

Conserving, The Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic 5 March 2019

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2 29 December 2018

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatau is again active.

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