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A journal of science, thought, and action.

'Mini-Moons'

18

Jul

2018

'Mini-Moons'

79 moons and counting

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The Playful Wonderland

16

Jul

2018

The Playful Wonderland

From fire to photographs.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Conservatives and Conservation

Conservatives and Conservation

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

2 Nov 2017

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Conserving, the Mother Load

Conserving, the Mother Load 26 June 2018

Conserving, the Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

Environmental Art

Environmental Art 15 January 2018

Environmental Art

Creating paintings with natue connections.

Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia and Sustainability 31 December 2017

Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia shows how to apply sustainability in business practice.

Where Good Ideas Come From

Where Good Ideas Come From 22 December 2017

Where Good Ideas Come From

A clever storyteller suggests an answer.

Bottled Arctic Notes

Bottled Arctic Notes 15 December 2017

Bottled Arctic Notes

A bottled note tossed to the waves recovered years later.

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars 7 December 2017

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars

The Dry Valleys are one of the strangest environments on Earth.

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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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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Super Hot

Super Hot

An extreme heat anomaly covers California and the western US.

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