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2 Cracks Expanding

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2017

2 Cracks Expanding

Big cracks at both poles are expanding.

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7-Earths

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Feb

2017

7-Earths

2 Telescopes find 7 Earths!

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Archive Highlights

Irony Alert: Plants Used in Herbal Remedies Cause Cancer

By Reilly Capps Plants that have been used by Chinese medicine men for centuries as a natural way to cure arthritis and other disease actually...

14 Aug 2013

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Supporting Environmental Work

Supporting Environmental Work 1 April 2016

Supporting Environmental Work

April campaign to We Keep it Wild and support The Conservation Alliance.

Protecting New Lands

Protecting New Lands 14 July 2015

Protecting New Lands

Several important land protections were declared in just one week, perhaps a new trend.

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance 25 June 2015

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance

Eric Larsen will present his The Last North expedition to an outdoor/conservation audience in Utah..

Compassionate Turtles

Compassionate Turtles 24 June 2015

Compassionate Turtles

Behavior that would be considered compassionate in humans is also observed in animals.

"Look to the Mountains"

"Look to the Mountains" 24 April 2015

"Look to the Mountains"

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

Intelligent Designers

Intelligent Designers 17 April 2015

Intelligent Designers

Portland is using 'intelligent designers' to replace an aging coal-fired power plant and other cities should follow their lead.
Exploring Space

Exploring Space

New accomplishments offer 3 fine examples of human intelligence

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Vanishing Lake

Vanishing Lake

The Great Salt Lake is vanishing.
 

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Secrets of Rare Plants

Secrets of Rare Plants

The importance of botanical rarities.

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Intelligence of Plants

Intelligence of Plants

Amazing new understandings of intelligence in plants.

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Fashion Accessory

Fashion Accessory

Consider Lionfish as a fashion statement.

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From Glacier...To Lake

From Glacier...To Lake

A once glacier-filled valley is now a lake...in 30 years!             

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Sadness for Reefs

Sadness for Reefs

The  grades on the reef report card aren't good.

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Short but Spectacular

Short but Spectacular

Aspen trees postcard.

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The Last Ocean, part 2

The Last Ocean, part 2

The Last Ocean is finally protected as a marine reserve.

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Status of Plants & Animals, 2016

Status of Plants & Animals, 2016

New reports on the status of Life on Earth were released.

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Antarctica glaciers

Antarctica glaciers

West Antarctica ice sheets are retreating fast, in glacial terms.

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Deadbeat Dams Removed

Deadbeat Dams Removed

A film on the removal of 'deadbeat dams' and restoring rivers.

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Maps Are Beautiful

Maps Are Beautiful

The rivers of the US were visualized in color using GIS software.

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Snow Leopard Status

Snow Leopard Status

Snow leopards are receiving new attention by TRAFFIC.

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Tibetan Glacier Collapse, 2.0

Tibetan Glacier Collapse, 2.0

A second Tibetan glacier collapses.

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Robomussels To The Rescue

Robomussels To The Rescue

Robo-sensors are becoming essential tools of ecology.

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The Secret Point of Travel

The Secret Point of Travel

What we know is less than we thought.

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National Fossil Day

National Fossil Day

Learn what fossils say about geology, ancient life, and evolutionary history.

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Taking AIMS at Reefs

Taking AIMS at Reefs

AIMS works to sustain coral reefs.

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Art Influencing Science

Art Influencing Science

Animation artists influence space scientists.

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Following Hurricane Matthew's Footprint

Following Hurricane Matthew's Footprint

The USGS has created a data-visual of Hurricane Matthew.

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Visualizing Climate Change Impacts

Visualizing Climate Change Impacts

Data visualizations show how climate change influences extreme events.

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History of Consumerism

History of Consumerism

Alain de Botton gives a history of consumerism and a possible future.

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Extinction Tours

Extinction Tours

A wildlife poster series of extinction.

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Hurricane Matthew in IR

Hurricane Matthew in IR

IR photography proves its worth with Hurricane Matthew.

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