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Projects That Matter

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Projects That Matter

Conservation successes happen one project at a time.

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Death Fungus and Ohia Trees

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2017

Death Fungus and Ohia Trees

A deadly fungus is attacking an ecologically and culturally important Hawaiian tree, the ohia lehua.

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Archive Highlights

How to Glow: the Very Simple Way of Energy Making

How to Glow: the Very Simple Way of Energy Making

By Reilly Capps  If you break down the essence of energy like you're talking to a kindergartner, it really comes down to one thing: the sun....

24 May 2013

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

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.

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance 25 June 2015

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance

Eric Larsen will present his The Last North expedition to an outdoor/conservation audience in Utah..

Compassionate Turtles

Compassionate Turtles 24 June 2015

Compassionate Turtles

Behavior that would be considered compassionate in humans is also observed in animals.
Solar Trackers

Solar Trackers

Sunflowers are experts at solar tracking.

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Mud Flow Staircase

Mud Flow Staircase

The Grand Staircase can be awesome and deadly, sometimes together.

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Turtle Campaign

Turtle Campaign

Sea turtles are being helped by a new conservation campaign.

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Slip-slidin' Away

Slip-slidin' Away

Permafrost in Denali NP is sliding away like butter.

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Rain Bursts

Rain Bursts

Extreme rain events and high ocean temps become common.

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Bad Bugs

Bad Bugs

Caterpillar-caused defoliation was photographed from space.

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Rockin' Science

Rockin' Science

Music comes to the rescue for science.

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The Wild Edge

The Wild Edge

See a 'wild edge' from the Baja to the Beaufort.

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Bobbing Boulders

Bobbing Boulders

Building landforms can be a long or short term process.

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De-extinction, the Good News

De-extinction, the Good News

De-extinction of lost species may be closer than you realize.

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EPIC Views of Earth

EPIC Views of Earth

NASA produced a 1-year photo-animation of Earth.

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Temperature Gauges: the Year Extraordinary Became Normal

Temperature Gauges: the Year Extraordinary Became Normal

2016 may be when the extraordinary became the new norm.

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Tundra Turns to Jelly

Tundra Turns to Jelly

Melting permafrost can be an explosive event.

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Greenland Ice Loss Mapped

Greenland Ice Loss Mapped

Greenland's ice melting contribution to sea level rise was mapped.

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Counting Trees

Counting Trees

Identifying all tree species in the Amazon may require 300 years more.

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Blue Marble

Blue Marble

A new photograph of Earth has been released.

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The Colours of Australia are Fading

The Colours of Australia are Fading

Major changes have occurred recently to Australian forests.

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Boundaries Crossed, 1

Boundaries Crossed, 1

Planetary boundaries are now being crossed.

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Get Used to Extreme Heat Anomalies

Get Used to Extreme Heat Anomalies

Extreme heat warnings are now standard.

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Juno's First Photo

Juno's First Photo

The first Jupiter photo has been recieved from Juno.

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Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Seas

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Seas

Washed Ashore hopes to change consumer behavior using trash as art.

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To The Future of Fly-fishing

To The Future of Fly-fishing

Thinking about the future of fly-fishing and rivers.

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Oh, The Land Of An Unclouded Sky

Oh, The Land Of An Unclouded Sky

Cloud satellite data and computer models now agree on climate change.

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Algal Blooms 3

Algal Blooms 3

Florida's algal "guacamole" continues to bloom and can be seen from space.

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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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