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A journal of science, thought, and action.

Test Driving GEOS-16

27

Apr

2017

Test Driving GEOS-16

GOES-16 tracks a major dust storm in a 'test drive'.

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Denying Science

25

Apr

2017

Denying Science

Learn to reject 'magic beans'.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Rescue Beetles

Rescue Beetles

It's easy to miss a plague of green while being amazed by canyon walls and class 5 rapids on the Colorado River.

15 Jul 2014

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Coral Reef Update, 3

Coral Reef Update, 3 18 March 2017

Coral Reef Update, 3

Explaining the biology and consequences of coral bleaching.

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".
Rivers of Rain

Rivers of Rain

A Pineapple Express returns.

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A Lost City and LiDAR

A Lost City and LiDAR

The remarkable power of LiDAR is again demonstrated.

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Always New Possibilities

Always New Possibilities

Time to explore new possibilities.

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Dolphins to the Rescue

Dolphins to the Rescue

Dolphins will be used in conservation of a cousin.

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Snows of Mauna Kea

Snows of Mauna Kea

Snow in Hawai'i.

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Islands in Space

Islands in Space

An environmental monitoring satellite observed the Galapagos from space.

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Bears Ears in Timelapse

Bears Ears in Timelapse

A timelapse video of Bears Ears wonders.

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A Monumental President

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

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Restoring an Ecosystem

Restoring an Ecosystem

Restoring a rainforest 1 tree at a time.

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Global Weirding or Why climate change should matter

Global Weirding or Why climate change should matter

The science of climate change has long been understood.

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Plant of the Month

Plant of the Month

An occasional series of botanical treats.

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Seasonal Reminder

Seasonal Reminder

Earthrise is one of the most famous photographs ever taken and reminds us about sustaining a living planet.

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Paul Greenberg: The Environmental Consequences of Overeating 4 Fish

Paul Greenberg: The Environmental Consequences of Overeating 4 Fish

Writer and fisherman Paul Greenberg discusses the marine consequences of overeating four fishes.

 

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12 Steps to Climate Sobriety

12 Steps to Climate Sobriety

An AA-style "12 Step" program is proposed to support fossil fuel sobriety.

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Sahara Snows

Sahara Snows

Weird weather, even in the Sahara.

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Why Science? Carl Sagan's last interview

Why Science? Carl Sagan's last interview

Carl Sagan was many things: an astronomer; an explorer; and an enthusiast for all things science. In his last interview he discusses: why science?

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Visualizing A Gas

Visualizing A Gas

NASA has visualized CO2 gas moving in the atmosphere.

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Black Canyon

Black Canyon

Landscape scale preservation.

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Ghostly Fish

Ghostly Fish

A Ghost Fish was filmed off California.

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Roadless Map

Roadless Map

Protecting roadless areas should be a priority.

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Phenology, Mountain Flowers, and Climate Change

Phenology, Mountain Flowers, and Climate Change

Phenology is the observation of seasonal events relating to climate, plants, and animal life.

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Cracks in Antarctica

Cracks in Antarctica

A massive crack has appeared in Antarctica.

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Breakthrough Energy

Breakthrough Energy

Funding renewable energy breakthroughs.

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New Jaguar Sighted

New Jaguar Sighted

A new jaguar was sighted in Arizona.

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Evolution and Beauty

Evolution and Beauty

Appreciation of beauty can be explained by human evolution.

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Hidden Landscapes Mapped

Hidden Landscapes Mapped

LiDAR offers opportunities to create maps limited only by the imagination.

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