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Stories to Change 'Apocalypse Fatigue' into Action

18

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2017

Stories to Change 'Apocalypse Fatigue' into Action

Moving away from cliamte fatigue into action.

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Trees Before Rain

17

Nov

2017

Trees Before Rain

Which came first: trees or rain?

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

"Look to the Mountains"

"Look to the Mountains"

A photographer, mountaineer, and environmental ambassador says: "look to the mountains".

24 Apr 2015

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion and other creatures 5 November 2017

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion is considered a trait uniquely human but we should make it more inclusive.

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency! 4 November 2017

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency is the name of the game for energy, architecture, and solar design with three new developments showing the way.

Conservatives and Conservation

Conservatives and Conservation 2 November 2017

Conservatives and Conservation

 

Republican presidents from Theodore Roosevelt, to Richard Nixon, through George W. Bush left good environmental accomplishments.

 

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time 1 November 2017

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

One way to restore coral reefs could require re-seeding with transplanted corals.

Whales & Drones

Whales & Drones 31 October 2017

Whales & Drones

Remotely controlled drones provide a quiet way to track animal behavior.

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper 30 October 2017

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

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

New Views of an Extraterrestrial Ocean

New Views of an Extraterrestrial Ocean

Spacecraft to Check if a Moon of Saturn, Though Cold, Might Have Life 
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The Wider Image, Re-imagining Photography

The Wider Image, Re-imagining Photography

The Wider Image re-imagines photography as a powerful tool for the upcoming climate change meetings in Paris.
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James Balog: 1000 Cuts

James Balog: 1000 Cuts

The visual artist James Balog discovered many changes next to the rugged Canyonlands of Utah.
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Francesco Sauro: Unknown Dark Continents Beneath Us

Francesco Sauro: Unknown Dark Continents Beneath Us

Geologist Francesco Sauro shows there are 'lost world' beneath the Earth's surface never seen before.
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Hurricane Patricia: Strongest in the Western Hemisphere History

Hurricane Patricia: Strongest in the Western Hemisphere History

Hurricane Patricia, with winds exceeding 200mph, is a monster outside the category standards set for hurricanes.
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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".
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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.
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Nukes and the Environment

Nukes and the Environment

The explosive topic emerges at the 2015 Parliament of the World's Religions
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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.
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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.
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Nature Photography Winners

Nature Photography Winners

With a 'world of wonders' to choose from, it's hard to pick winning photographs.
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Rare Bird Rediscovered

Rare Bird Rediscovered

A rare cloud-forest kingfisher was recently rediscovered in the Solomon Islands.
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Northern Lights, Frolicking Whales

Northern Lights, Frolicking Whales

A pod of humpback whales were seen having a good time under the northern lights.
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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.
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Rainfall Calculator

Rainfall Calculator

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

Indonesia's Forest Fires

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

Strange Pluto Landscapes Photographed

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

Endangered Cactus

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

'1000 Year' Flooding in South Carolina

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

The Power of Empathy

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

Luminescent Turtles and Young Explorers

Biodiversity is constantly throwing big surprises, often when you least expect them.
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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!
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The Important Places

The Important Places

Everyone has some memories of those important and special places.
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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.
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Protect Our Winters

Protect Our Winters

The "new normal" for mountain climates is not good news for snowpacks, winter sports, and water supplies.
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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
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