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The Power of Empathy

21

Jan

2019

The Power of Empathy

Animating empathy.

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Archaeology from Space

20

Jan

2019

Archaeology from Space

Rmote-sensing for finding lost cities.

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Archive Highlights

"Look to the Mountains"

"Look to the Mountains"

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

24 Apr 2015

Video Highlights

 

The Conservation Alliance

 

Pluto: stranger & stranger

Pluto: stranger & stranger

Pluto is showing a geology and environmental processes as complicated as anything seen before and still unexplained.
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Parc national des Ecrins, France

Parc national des Ecrins, France

If you can't understand the language, a time-lapse video explains it all.
  • 1737
It wasn't just a name that changed!

It wasn't just a name that changed!

It wasn't just a named that change when Denali was recognized as Denali.
  • 1518
Color-blindness Cure?

Color-blindness Cure?

A color-blindness cure may be close as the biotechnological use of gene therapy shows.
  • 4492
Plant of the Month: Silver Grass Trees

Plant of the Month: Silver Grass Trees

In remote corners of Western Australia is a plant that isn't a tree, isn't a grass, and isn't common either.
  • 2700
Pluto animated

Pluto animated

A photo-animation of the New Horizons Pluto fly-by was created and a super-strange world it is.
  • 1723
Marine Mammals of the World

Marine Mammals of the World

The 2nd edition of  Marine Mammals of the World  has been published and includes images from Australian contributor Wayne Osborn.
  • 1872
Study finds irrational mating habits in frogs

Study finds irrational mating habits in frogs

The túngara frog exhibits the decoy effect
  • 1770
Imagine

Imagine

An elite mountaineer and eye doctor imagines a world without blindness.
  • 1759
New video technology depicts vast complexity of mouse brain

New video technology depicts vast complexity of mouse brain

Whether you get a sense of the brain's complexity or the bounds in science visualization, watching this video is captivating.
  • 1735
Greenland's Melting Ice

Greenland's Melting Ice

A Greenland glacier has produced another world record...the largest observed collapse of ice in recorded history.
  • 1763
The Blob

The Blob

The Blob has returned and this one is real and causing havoc from California to Alaska.
  • 1807
California Burning

California Burning

It didn't take long for the new danger days map to prove its potential...just ask the people in LA!
  • 1757
Danger Days are a comin'

Danger Days are a comin'

Danger Days isn't the hit title for a new country song but it could affect the entire country.
  • 1706
Masters of Deception

Masters of Deception

Deceptively creative octopus show their capabilities while running on the seabed.
  • 1680
Rewilding Nature

Rewilding Nature

Imagine a world where humans have restored the once complex ecologies that once surrounded us:
  • 1942
OMG...it's melting!

OMG...it's melting!

OMG has a larger and more important meaning than just a simple exclamation!
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State CO2 Emissions

State CO2 Emissions

Everyone should know where their state's dubious distinction of CO2 emissions rank..
  • 1622
Climate Scientist: Not 'Whether' Global Warming Spurs Disasters, But 'How'

Climate Scientist: Not 'Whether' Global Warming Spurs Disasters, But 'How'

Kevin Trenberth's new paper says global warming loads the dice
  • 1785
Toxic Dumping

Toxic Dumping

Mining dumps are designed to contain toxic waste materials, not empty them into river systems.
  • 4111
Unknown Ceres

Unknown Ceres

The Dawn space probe is nearing the strange dwarf-planet, Ceres.
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Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2 29 December 2018

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatau is again active.

Plant Intelligence

Plant Intelligence 17 December 2018

Plant Intelligence

An understanding of intelligence in plants.

Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

Where Do Good Ideas Come From? 24 November 2018

Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

A storyteller suggests an answer.

My Life As A Turkey

My Life As A Turkey 21 November 2018

My Life As A Turkey

A true turkey story for Thanksgiving.

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.

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