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A journal of science, thought, and action.

Stories to Change 'Apocalypse Fatigue' into Action

18

Nov

2017

Stories to Change 'Apocalypse Fatigue' into Action

Moving away from cliamte fatigue into action.

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Trees Before Rain

17

Nov

2017

Trees Before Rain

Which came first: trees or rain?

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Whales & Drones

Whales & Drones

Remotely controlled drones provide a quiet way to track animal behavior.

31 Oct 2017

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion and other creatures 5 November 2017

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion is considered a trait uniquely human but we should make it more inclusive.

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency! 4 November 2017

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency is the name of the game for energy, architecture, and solar design with three new developments showing the way.

Conservatives and Conservation

Conservatives and Conservation 2 November 2017

Conservatives and Conservation

 

Republican presidents from Theodore Roosevelt, to Richard Nixon, through George W. Bush left good environmental accomplishments.

 

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time 1 November 2017

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

One way to restore coral reefs could require re-seeding with transplanted corals.

Whales & Drones

Whales & Drones 31 October 2017

Whales & Drones

Remotely controlled drones provide a quiet way to track animal behavior.

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper 30 October 2017

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Robotic engineers at JPL are turning to bio-mimicry and using a gecko as their design guide.

Terrestrial Orchids of SW Australia: Plant of the Month

Terrestrial Orchids of SW Australia: Plant of the Month

Rare plants from a little known biological 'hotspot'.

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What Rivers Can Tell About Earth's History

What Rivers Can Tell About Earth's History

Rivers tells us about Earth's history.

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Holographic Microbes

Holographic Microbes

Exobiology as holograms.

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When Monsoons Arrive

When Monsoons Arrive

Monsoons bring benefits and problems as they arrive.

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Reef Fish and Oil Don't Mix

Reef Fish and Oil Don't Mix

Oil affects fish behavior, badly.

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Pluto, the movie

Pluto, the movie

NASA movie of Pluto.

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Juno's Jupiter: the Great Red Spot

Juno's Jupiter: the Great Red Spot

Juno's deep view of Jupiter's Great Red Spot.

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Lights, Action, CRISPR

Lights, Action, CRISPR

The era of using DNA as a storage device begins.

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Floated Away

Floated Away

An iceberg weighing 1-trillion tons detached from Antarctica.

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Ocean Management and Sustainability

Ocean Management and Sustainability

A new portal offers tools for ocean sustainability.

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Playful Whale

Playful Whale

Whales like to play too.

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Photo-Mapping a Collapse

Photo-Mapping a Collapse

Antarctica's Larsen-C icesheet will soon collapse.

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Ancient Underwater Forest Uncovered

Ancient Underwater Forest Uncovered

Buried 60,000 years under the Gulf.

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IR Jupiter

IR Jupiter

Jupiter seen in infrared light.

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Riding at Light Speed

Riding at Light Speed

How would riding a light beam appear?

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Western Fires

Western Fires

Satellites are now deployed in forest and fire monitoring.

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Drumming & Dancing Birds

Drumming & Dancing Birds

Intelligence shown in drumming & dancing.

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How Human Noise Affects Marine Mammals

How Human Noise Affects Marine Mammals

Noise affects marine mammals directly.

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Supporting Monuments

Supporting Monuments

It is again time to support national monuments.

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Ice Age Deglaciation

Ice Age Deglaciation

The end of the Ice Age has been reconstructed.

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Ecology Restored One Tree At A Time

Ecology Restored One Tree At A Time

Ecological restoration made easy, a playbook.

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Happiness, Gorilla-style

Happiness, Gorilla-style

Gorilla as 'happy camper'!

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Cephalopod Week

Cephalopod Week

Time to celebrate octopi.

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Melting, Inside Out

Melting, Inside Out

A new glacial melting mechanism is found.

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Fog

Fog

Fog is really important.

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CO2 & Climate Animated

CO2 & Climate Animated

Visualizing climate change.

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