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A journal of science, thought, and action.

Mountains in a 'Sand Sea'

4

Dec

2013

Mountains in a 'Sand Sea'

The Air and Tenere Mountains rise abruptly from the Sahara Desert in Niger.
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Night Vision

17

Aug

2017

Night Vision

Tracking ice cracks in thermal infrared.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

A Million Taxis

A Million Taxis

You ever sit in a giant traffic jam, alone, in freeway that has become a parking lot, boxed in by cars flatulating noxious fumes, your only...

5 Apr 2013

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic 9 August 2017

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

Intelligence of Plants

Intelligence of Plants 8 August 2017

Intelligence of Plants

Amazing new understandings of intelligence in plants.

A Monumental President

A Monumental President 5 August 2017

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

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.

For The Ages: National Parks

For The Ages: National Parks

A 360-degree tribute to national parks.

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Cryovolcanoes

Cryovolcanoes

Ice-volcanoes on Earth?

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Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas

A new Cloud Atlas was released.

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Ocean Heat Map

Ocean Heat Map

An ocean heat-stress map of Australia was created by NASA & NOAA.

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Project Drawdown

Project Drawdown

Paul Hawken takes on a new mission, climate change.

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Coral Reef Update, 3

Coral Reef Update, 3

Explaining the biology and consequences of coral bleaching.

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Be an ROV Explorer

Be an ROV Explorer

Be your own DIY explorer.

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River Rights

River Rights

A river now has rights.

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Mysteries on the Ocean Floor

Mysteries on the Ocean Floor

Seamounts maintain gardens of ancient corals.

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Clipper Ship

Clipper Ship

A Europa Clipper set for a "voyage of discovery".

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Red-capped Mallee, Plant of the Month

Red-capped Mallee, Plant of the Month

A Eucalyptus is Plant of the Month.

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NOAA & Cosmic Jellyfish

NOAA & Cosmic Jellyfish

NOAA operates Okeanos Explorer to help understand the oceans.

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Ice Animated

Ice Animated

Important data, beautifully visualized.

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Whale Sighting

Whale Sighting

A rare whale was seen and filmed off the Azores.

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Kili from Space

Kili from Space

A new satellite image of Mt. Kilimanjaro.

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Reversing both Desertification and Climate Change

Reversing both Desertification and Climate Change

A hopeful approach to restoring degraded landscapes if applied widely.

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Why Do Societies Collapse?

Why Do Societies Collapse?

Jared Diamond sees patterns in collapsing societies.

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Defending Public Lands

Defending Public Lands

Landscape protection gains a powerful voice.

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Bison Restoration

Bison Restoration

Bison return to Canada's largest national park.

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Religion, Science, & the Environment

Religion, Science, & the Environment

The environment is a science/religion focus.

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Spring 2017 Has Sprung.....1-Month Early

Spring 2017 Has Sprung.....1-Month Early

Spring arrives nearly 1-month early.

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2 Cracks Expanding

2 Cracks Expanding

Big cracks at both poles are expanding.

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7-Earths

7-Earths

2 Telescopes find 7 Earths!

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Batfish Chorus Line

Batfish Chorus Line

Taping a fish 'sing-a-long'.

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World Whale Day

World Whale Day

You missed World Whale Day so mark your 2018 calendar.

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River of Moisture, 2.0

River of Moisture, 2.0

Another 'river of moisture' is aimed at California.

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