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Earthrise Reminder

14

Oct

2018

Earthrise Reminder

Earthrise remains one of the most important photographs every captured.

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What If All The Ice Melted?

12

Oct

2018

What If All The Ice Melted?

Melting ice has consequences.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

How to Glow: the Very Simple Way of Energy Making

How to Glow: the Very Simple Way of Energy Making

By Reilly Capps  If you break down the essence of energy like you're talking to a kindergartner, it really comes down to one thing: the sun....

24 May 2013

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Rewilding

Rewilding 4 September 2018

Rewilding

A 'silent spring' could become a 'wild summer' 

Conserving, the Mother Load

Conserving, the Mother Load 26 June 2018

Conserving, the Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

Environmental Art

Environmental Art 15 January 2018

Environmental Art

Creating paintings with natue connections.

Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia and Sustainability 31 December 2017

Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia shows how to apply sustainability in business practice.

Where Good Ideas Come From

Where Good Ideas Come From 22 December 2017

Where Good Ideas Come From

A clever storyteller suggests an answer.

Bottled Arctic Notes

Bottled Arctic Notes 15 December 2017

Bottled Arctic Notes

A bottled note tossed to the waves recovered years later.

Uluru as Never Seen Before

Uluru as Never Seen Before

A drone's view of Ayer's Rock, Uluru.

 

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Australia's New Reefs

Australia's New Reefs

Vast, new, reefs have been discovered in Australia.

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-40F and Volcanic

-40F and Volcanic

A cryovolcano has been discovered.

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Snow Red

Snow Red

Snow on Pluto is red.

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Plant of the Month: Wattles

Plant of the Month: Wattles

Wattles are the Plant of the Month

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Climate Forecast: Off Balance

Climate Forecast: Off Balance

NASA summarizes some environmental consequences of a warming world.

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Bioluminescence: Weird & Wonderful

Bioluminescence: Weird & Wonderful

Bioluminescence is beautiful and strange.

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Largest Marine Reserve Created

Largest Marine Reserve Created

Off Hawaii the largest marine reserve is created, Papahānaumokuākea.

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176 Years of Climate Data Visualized

176 Years of Climate Data Visualized

176 years of temperature data has been visualized in one chart.

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80-Miles and Cracking

80-Miles and Cracking

An 80-mile crack is opening on an Antarctic ice shelf.

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Murray Buttes, 360

Murray Buttes, 360

The Curiosity rover produced a 360-panorama of Mars.

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Measuring Summer Ice Melting

Measuring Summer Ice Melting

Operation IceBridge measures 2016 Arctic sea ice melting.

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World Photography Day

World Photography Day

177 years ago photography was invented.

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Phoenix Corals

Phoenix Corals

Like the Phoenix bird, some reefs are showing recovery from bleaching.

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Extreme Rains & Floods

Extreme Rains & Floods

Catastrophic rains and floods are underway.
 

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It's Climate Change so, Game On

It's Climate Change so, Game On

Bring it on, the climate change challenge!

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Climate Time Machine

Climate Time Machine

A 'time machine' has been developed to visualize climate data.

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Simplifying Complexity

Simplifying Complexity

Are complex ecosystems also hard to understand?

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Turtle Campaign

Turtle Campaign

Sea turtles are being helped by a new conservation campaign.

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Slip-slidin' Away

Slip-slidin' Away

Permafrost in Denali NP is sliding away like butter.

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Rain Bursts

Rain Bursts

Extreme rain events and high ocean temps become common.

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Bad Bugs

Bad Bugs

Caterpillar-caused defoliation was photographed from space.

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Rockin' Science

Rockin' Science

Music comes to the rescue for science.

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The Wild Edge

The Wild Edge

See a 'wild edge' from the Baja to the Beaufort.

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De-extinction, the Good News

De-extinction, the Good News

De-extinction of lost species may be closer than you realize.

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Temperature Gauges: the Year Extraordinary Became Normal

Temperature Gauges: the Year Extraordinary Became Normal

2016 may be when the extraordinary became the new norm.

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