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Why Do Societies Collapse?

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2019

Why Do Societies Collapse?

Jared Diamond sees patterns in collapsing societies.

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20

Jul

2019

Apollo 11 by Moonlight

'One small step' 50 years ago and also a giant leap!

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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....

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The Conservation Alliance

 

Building a Forest...quickly

Building a Forest...quickly

What if you could re-build a forest, quickly?

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Plastic-eating Enzyme

Plastic-eating Enzyme

A plastic-eating bacteria was discovered.

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A Super Bloom

A Super Bloom

California landscapes flower. 

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Ode to Mars

Ode to Mars

A planetary haiku for Poetry Day.

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Conserving, The Mother Load

Conserving, The Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

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Animating Environmental Change

Animating Environmental Change

GIF's can tell important stories.

  • 1189
Crazy Engineering: CubeSats

Crazy Engineering: CubeSats

Here come the CubeSats.

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A Gift of Gratitude

A Gift of Gratitude

A gift of gratitude to share.

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A Fungal Future

A Fungal Future

A natural alternative to plastic.

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A Life in Translation

A Life in Translation

Can technology recover ancient wisdom?

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Mars-copters

Mars-copters

A flying machine for Mars.

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Landforms & Walls

Landforms & Walls

Geomorphology complicates building walls.

  • 1898
Volcanoes 101

Volcanoes 101

A super-volcano lies under Yellowstone.

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Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

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Phytoplankton as Green Machines

Phytoplankton as Green Machines

Micro-plants, oceans, and oxygen.

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Polar Plunge 2.0

Polar Plunge 2.0

Arctic temperatures plunge into the US again.

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Endangered Species...Individual Actions

Endangered Species...Individual Actions

Individuals involved directly in species conservation.

  • 1277
Why Do Societies Collapse?

Why Do Societies Collapse?

Jared Diamond sees patterns in collapsing societies.

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Underwater Forest Appears

Underwater Forest Appears

Buried 60,000 years underwater.

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Recovering Reefs

Recovering Reefs

Coral restoration efforts show progress.

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Air Pollution Animated

Air Pollution Animated

Animators help tell a pollution story.

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The Future is in Hydrogen

The Future is in Hydrogen

A renewable energy breakthrough, maybe.

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Building Resilience

Building Resilience

Creatively thinking resilience.

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Climate Time Machine

Climate Time Machine

Visualizing climate science data.

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Curious Bird

Curious Bird

Researchers receive a curious visitor.

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Last Message

Last Message

Opportunity's final contact.

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