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A journal of science, thought, and action.

Thar She Blows

20

Aug

2014

Thar She Blows

Another one of Iceland's unpronounceable volcanoes is preparing to erupt.
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Animating Environmental Change

18

Mar

2019

Animating Environmental Change

GIF's can tell important stories.

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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

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The Conservation Alliance

 

Acid Lakes

Acid Lakes

No swimming in the lake.

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Remembrance Poppies

Remembrance Poppies

Using poppies to remember.

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Orion Rising

Orion Rising

The Greeks named the constellations.

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Alpine Indicators

Alpine Indicators

Biological indicators are migrating uphill fast.

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Wood Wide Web

Wood Wide Web

Trees "talk" to each other.

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Animating Ice

Animating Ice

What would Greenland look without ice?

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Time fo VOTE

Time fo VOTE

Time for you to Vote!

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Bison Restoration on National Bison Day

Bison Restoration on National Bison Day

A day to honor a national symbol.

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Light Painting

Light Painting

Nature creates a 'light painting'.

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Very Old and Very Alive

Very Old and Very Alive

How old is old?

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Tropical Dry Forests

Tropical Dry Forests

Tropical dry forests in Latin America explained.

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The Purple Plague

The Purple Plague

California's purple plague.

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Autumn From Space

Autumn From Space

Satellite views of Autumn.

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Sharks + Volcano = Sharkcano

Sharks + Volcano = Sharkcano

Volcano adapted sharks.

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Pale Red Dot

Pale Red Dot

A CubSat's first photo.

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Trusting Scientists

Trusting Scientists

Scientists deserve more respect.

  • 1184
When a Chalk Dam Burst

When a Chalk Dam Burst

Brexit as a bursting dam.

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Michael's Rainfall

Michael's Rainfall

Hurricane data shown in animation.

  • 289
Earthrise Reminder

Earthrise Reminder

Earthrise remains one of the most important photographs every captured.

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What If All The Ice Melted?

What If All The Ice Melted?

Melting ice has consequences.

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Michael the Menace

Michael the Menace

A 2nd super-storm in two weeks hits

  • 307
Bad for Bees

Bad for Bees

Pesticides are 'bad for bees'.

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Liquefied Soils

Liquefied Soils

An Indonesian mountain just liquefied.

  • 269
Colorado's Black Canyon

Colorado's Black Canyon

Landscape scale preservation.

  • 1465
Information is Beautiful

Information is Beautiful

'Big Data' visuals are beautiful and increase understanding.

  • 1554
A 21st Century 'Corps of Discovery'

A 21st Century 'Corps of Discovery'

Citizen scientists exploring for exoplanets.

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