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Advice To A Young Scientist

26

Jul

2017

Advice To A Young Scientist

We still need you!

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Terrestrial Orchids of SW Australia: Plant of the Month

25

Jul

2017

Terrestrial Orchids of SW Australia: Plant of the Month

Rare plants from a little known biological 'hotspot'.

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Archive Highlights

When is Green not a Good Thing?

When is Green not a Good Thing?

When is "green" a bad thing? Answer: When it comes from toxic algae.

4 Aug 2014

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

The Colours of Australia are Fading

The Colours of Australia are Fading 2 June 2017

The Colours of Australia are Fading

Major changes have occurred recently to Australian forests.

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Super Coral...a Super Hero? 26 May 2017

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Heat-tolerant corals may help reef restoration.

Replanting Corals

Replanting Corals 17 May 2017

Replanting Corals

Some people are taking positive action today to reverse the damage caused by climate change and building resilience for tomorrow.

A Monumental President

A Monumental President 16 May 2017

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

Coral Reef Update, 3

Coral Reef Update, 3 18 March 2017

Coral Reef Update, 3

Explaining the biology and consequences of coral bleaching.

Supporting Environmental Work

Supporting Environmental Work 1 April 2016

Supporting Environmental Work

April campaign to We Keep it Wild and support The Conservation Alliance.

Protect Our Winters

Protect Our Winters

The "new normal" for mountain climates is not good news for snowpacks, winter sports, and water supplies.
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Rising tides, Sailors be wise

Rising tides, Sailors be wise

Sailors are advised to not be caught off guard with rising tides...still good advise
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a new Tree of Life

a new Tree of Life

Wouldn't you like to know where you sit on the Tree of Life?
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World Rhino Day

World Rhino Day

Today is World Rhino Day and the creatures need all the help they can get.
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Pluto Wows, Again

Pluto Wows, Again

Backlit photography is showing details that are producing Wows about far-off Pluto, again.
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Amazing Landscapes

Amazing Landscapes

Occasionally a short video can produce a sense of wonder and amazement about environments.
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What Climate Activists Can Learn from Honeybees

What Climate Activists Can Learn from Honeybees

Big new demand from one of country's bravest activists 
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Surfer Birds

Surfer Birds

Even the birds in Australia seem to like surfing.
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1 in a 1000 & Blue Oaks

1 in a 1000 & Blue Oaks

Combining tree-rings with Sierra Nevada snowpack data show California's drought is the worst in 500 years.
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Where Good Ideas Come From

Where Good Ideas Come From

Where do good ideas originate? The answer surprised the science and technology writer, Steven Johnson.
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McConnell: A Leader in Population Changes

McConnell: A Leader in Population Changes

On policies that affect the world's mortality, the Senator is consistent. 
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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.
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Intelligent Designers, vol. 3

Intelligent Designers, vol. 3

Three new technologies showcase the creative thinking of intelligent designers.
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Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

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

Color-blindness Cure?

A color-blindness cure may be close as the biotechnological use of gene therapy shows.
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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.
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Pluto animated

Pluto animated

A photo-animation of the New Horizons Pluto fly-by was created and a super-strange world it is.
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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.
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Study finds irrational mating habits in frogs

Study finds irrational mating habits in frogs

The túngara frog exhibits the decoy effect
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Imagine

Imagine

An elite mountaineer and eye doctor imagines a world without blindness.
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