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George the Poet on Climate Change

19

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2019

George the Poet on Climate Change

A poet takes on climate change.

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Poseidon is Watching

17

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2019

Poseidon is Watching

Poseidon watches his domain.

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Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Robotic engineers at JPL are turning to bio-mimicry and using a gecko as their design guide.

30 Oct 2017

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The Conservation Alliance

 

Preserving the Coral Triangle

Preserving the Coral Triangle

The world's first 'conservation province' was designated in West Papua to help preserve part of the "Coral Triangle".
  • 1657
World Parliament of Religions, III: Re-imagining a Tree of Life

World Parliament of Religions, III: Re-imagining a Tree of Life

A contemporary Tree of Life was re-imagined by the Sikhs who combined old and new symbols.
  • 1904
Nukes and the Environment

Nukes and the Environment

The explosive topic emerges at the 2015 Parliament of the World's Religions
  • 1809
World Parliament of Religions, II: Pictures from the Exhibition

World Parliament of Religions, II: Pictures from the Exhibition

The World Parliament of Religions is a festival, an art exhibition, and a speakers conference.
  • 1642
World Parliament of Religions, I: Transformative Theology and a Green Seminary

World Parliament of Religions, I: Transformative Theology and a Green Seminary

The shoots of novel religious initiatives are emerging in the form of a "transformative theology" and the green seminary to protect nature and creation.
  • 1496
Nature Photography Winners

Nature Photography Winners

With a 'world of wonders' to choose from, it's hard to pick winning photographs.
  • 1679
Northern Lights, Frolicking Whales

Northern Lights, Frolicking Whales

A pod of humpback whales were seen having a good time under the northern lights.
  • 1911
Alice Bows-Larkin on Climate Change

Alice Bows-Larkin on Climate Change

Imagine the hottest day you've experienced and increase it says climate researcher, Alice Bows-Larkin.
  • 1452
Rainfall Calculator

Rainfall Calculator

When it rains, it pours according to an interactive calculator of severe rainfall events.
  • 1607
Indonesia's Forest Fires

Indonesia's Forest Fires

Indonesian fires due to tropical deforestation are producing air pollution across Southeast Asia.
  • 1494
Strange Pluto Landscapes Photographed

Strange Pluto Landscapes Photographed

Weird Pluto landscapes continue emerging from New Horizons data.
  • 1409
Endangered Cactus

Endangered Cactus

Nearly one-third of all cacti are now listed as endangered.
  • 3077
'1000 Year' Flooding in South Carolina

'1000 Year' Flooding in South Carolina

Floods called "Biblical", perhaps a 1000-year event, are thrashing South Carolina.
  • 1599
The Power of Empathy

The Power of Empathy

Brene Brown presents an animated story on the power of empathy.
  • 2129
Luminescent Turtles and Young Explorers

Luminescent Turtles and Young Explorers

Biodiversity is constantly throwing big surprises, often when you least expect them.
  • 1455
Mars Mystery Solved...and the answer is:

Mars Mystery Solved...and the answer is:

A Riled Up prediction for a big Mars announcement turned out to be correct...and the answer is: water!
  • 1516
The Important Places

The Important Places

Everyone has some memories of those important and special places.
  • 1692
Mars Mystery Solved?

Mars Mystery Solved?

From God of War, canals, to possible life, Mars has always had its mysteries...one may now be solved.
  • 1892
Protect Our Winters

Protect Our Winters

The "new normal" for mountain climates is not good news for snowpacks, winter sports, and water supplies.
  • 2061
Rising tides, Sailors be wise

Rising tides, Sailors be wise

Sailors are advised to not be caught off guard with rising tides...still good advise
  • 1667
World Rhino Day

World Rhino Day

Today is World Rhino Day and the creatures need all the help they can get.
  • 1901
Pluto Wows, Again

Pluto Wows, Again

Backlit photography is showing details that are producing Wows about far-off Pluto, again.
  • 1784
What Climate Activists Can Learn from Honeybees

What Climate Activists Can Learn from Honeybees

Big new demand from one of country's bravest activists 
  • 1469
Surfer Birds

Surfer Birds

Even the birds in Australia seem to like surfing.
  • 2091
1 in a 1000 & Blue Oaks

1 in a 1000 & Blue Oaks

Combining tree-rings with Sierra Nevada snowpack data show California's drought is the worst in 500 years.
  • 1703
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