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Stories to Change 'Apocalypse Fatigue' into Action

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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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Archive Highlights

Irony Alert: Plants Used in Herbal Remedies Cause Cancer

By Reilly Capps Plants that have been used by Chinese medicine men for centuries as a natural way to cure arthritis and other disease actually...

14 Aug 2013

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.

Biodiversity Heros

Biodiversity Heros

The Midori Prize has been awarded to 3 heroes of biodiversity preservation.
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How to Build a Forest...quickly

How to Build a Forest...quickly

What if you could re-build a forest quickly?
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illUmiNating Endangered Species

illUmiNating Endangered Species

An illUmiNating vidoe showcases the plight of marine conservation.
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Mother Nature is Our Bitch

Mother Nature is Our Bitch

Want proof that we've bested nature? Just look at Ski Dubai.
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Mickjaggerosaurus

Mickjaggerosaurus

You can't claim researchers lack a sense of humor or are devoid of music appreciation.
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Satellite selfie

Satellite selfie

The Rosette satellite took a "selfie" of itself in orbit.
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Bad for Birds

Bad for Birds

If any evidence was further needed that climate change is a bad thing, a report on the state of birds will change that.
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Things Fall Apart ... Sometimes

Things Fall Apart ... Sometimes

Not everything is going to the dogs. 
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Acid Lakes

Acid Lakes

There's nothing more relaxing than a swim in a mountain lake unless it consists of acids.
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Marine Update

Marine Update

Species recover if given half a chance. Two reports should make anyone interested in ocean conservation celebrate.
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The Amazing Story of Sen. Inhofe in Hot Water

The Amazing Story of Sen. Inhofe in Hot Water

Irony. So sweet. So likely to give you upper respiratory trouble. 
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This Dinosaur Feared Nothing

This Dinosaur Feared Nothing

I love a dino with a cool name. This one's means "Fears Nothing." 
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Is Earth Fucked?

Is Earth Fucked?

Naomi Klein's new book says capitalism, unchecked, will destroy the climate. 
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A New Branch for the Tree of Life?

A New Branch for the Tree of Life?

The Tree of Life originally consisted of plants, animals, bacteria, and fungi. A new discovery may require another branch be added.
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How Did Fish Start Walking on Land? One Step at a Time

How Did Fish Start Walking on Land? One Step at a Time

An experiment showed that fish out of water can adapt, learning to walk on land. 
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Power Plants Going Bye-Bye

Power Plants Going Bye-Bye

Big bank UBS says that, very soon, the world will just be rooftop solar and electric cars. 
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Appropriate Technology

Appropriate Technology

An nice example of an "appropriate technology".
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Computers Byte

Computers Byte

Challenges between humans and machines usually don't end well for the humans. 
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At the Roof of the World

At the Roof of the World

Airglow over Tibet.
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Dreamtime Turtle rediscovered

Dreamtime Turtle rediscovered

It's a good thing when a species long thought extinct is rediscovered.
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Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Two islands merge and a volcano continues erupting.
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Worm Glow

Worm Glow

van Gogh's famous painting Starry Night this is not!
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Prom Beauties

Prom Beauties

Some real beauties at the Prom.
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Tail Wagging

Tail Wagging

A galaxy with a long tail? no way, you say. Welcome to the Tadpole!
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Naked and Afraid

Naked and Afraid

The woman suing "Dating Naked" is likely upset because she feels that, through exposure, she lost status and (perceived) sexiness.
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Icy Triton seen anew

Icy Triton seen anew

The Voyager spacecrafts were launched in August 1977. Their findings still amaze us.
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