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A journal of science, thought, and action.

A Day for Bees

20

May

2019

A Day for Bees

World Bee Day is here.

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James Balog: '1000 Cuts'

19

May

2019

James Balog: '1000 Cuts'

Viewing changes to Utah's Canyonlands.

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Archive Highlights

Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

5 Mar 2019

Video Highlights

 

The Conservation Alliance

 

Rainforest Hero

Rainforest Hero

A "rainforest hero" helps save an endangered animal and a national park.

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Is There Life on Titan? perhaps

Is There Life on Titan? perhaps

The building-blocks of life may exist on Saturn's moon Titan.

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Climate Change is Affecting North American Fish

Climate Change is Affecting North American Fish

In Hot Water, on the impact of climate change to fish.

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Juno Has Arrived

Juno Has Arrived

Juno is now orbiting Jupiter.

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Juno's Approach

Juno's Approach

NASA's Mission Juno approaches Jupiter. 

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Praise for a Stable Shield

Praise for a Stable Shield

The Earth's magnetic field has flipped before and could again.

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Algal Blooms, 2

Algal Blooms, 2

A toxic algal bloom is invading Florida beaches and waterways.

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Gulf of Alaska Blooms

Gulf of Alaska Blooms

An algal bloom in the Gulf of Alaska seen in infrared.

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Glaciers decrease and Landslides increase

Glaciers decrease and Landslides increase

A real-time cause & effect of climate change and glacial decline.

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Conservation Campaign Challenge

Conservation Campaign Challenge

2 outdoor manufacturers create a campaign to support conservation.

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Ocean Plastic Pollution

Ocean Plastic Pollution

Plastic pollution in the oceans is a huge environmental problem.

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Olympics Mascot Killed

Olympics Mascot Killed

The official Olympics mascot, the endangered jaguar, was killed.

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Caring for Coral, an update

Caring for Coral, an update

Efforts to preserve corals.

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Making Body Parts from Apples?

Making Body Parts from Apples?

What if you could make replacement body parts by using ordinary materials?

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Martin Litton, River Conservationist 1917-2014

Martin Litton, River Conservationist 1917-2014

A tribute to a life-long river conservationist.

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Appreciating Cephalopods

Appreciating Cephalopods

Now is time to celebrate cephalopods.

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Then & Now

Then & Now

Humor can be a good tool for attracting attention to anything.

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Rolling Around This World

Rolling Around This World

The Curiosity rover continues investigating Martian landscapes.

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World Oceans Day, 2016

World Oceans Day, 2016

World Oceans Day is this week but there is little to celebrate.

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Requiem for a Reef

Requiem for a Reef

It may be time to compose another Requiem.

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CORAL Gets to Work

CORAL Gets to Work

JPL launched CORAL to better understand reef ecosystems.

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Wiring, Monitoring, and Protecting the Oceans

Wiring, Monitoring, and Protecting the Oceans

Two new initiatives aim to protect the oceans.

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Khumbu Notes, part 2

Khumbu Notes, part 2

Black and white photography can produce stunning mountain details.

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Greenland Temperature Anomaly

Greenland Temperature Anomaly

Greenland experienced a major temperature anomaly this spring.

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The Sounds of Extinction

The Sounds of Extinction

There are more "sounds of silence" being recorded.

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To Scale

To Scale

When or how does an "ah ha" appear to a sciencist?

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Recent Archive Highlights

Intelligent Designers

Intelligent Designers 27 April 2019

Intelligent Designers

Portland replaces coal with intelligence.

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency! 21 April 2019

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Energy efficiency is the 'name of the game'.

Lost & Found Worlds

Lost & Found Worlds 14 April 2019

Lost & Found Worlds

Biogeography rules: odd things evolve on islands.

Conserving, The Mother Load

Conserving, The Mother Load 19 March 2019

Conserving, The Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic 5 March 2019

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2 29 December 2018

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatau is again active.

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