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A journal of science, thought, and action.

Why Do Societies Collapse?

27

Feb

2019

Why Do Societies Collapse?

Jared Diamond sees patterns in collapsing societies.

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Apollo 11 by Moonlight

20

Jul

2019

Apollo 11 by Moonlight

'One small step' 50 years ago and also a giant leap!

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Rescue Beetles

Rescue Beetles

It's easy to miss a plague of green while being amazed by canyon walls and class 5 rapids on the Colorado River.

15 Jul 2014

Video Highlights

 

The Conservation Alliance

 

What is Invisible?

What is Invisible?

Dealing with the invisible.

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Low-cost Reforestation

Low-cost Reforestation

Successful reforesation that 'works with nature'.

  • 478
When Big is Better

When Big is Better

Think 'big data'.

  • 4158
Restoration Ecology 101: Iceland

Restoration Ecology 101: Iceland

Restoring forests lost a 1000 years ago.

  • 2114
Once Extinct, Almost Extinct, Now Back

Once Extinct, Almost Extinct, Now Back

An animated story of de-extension.

  • 6776
New Years Flyby

New Years Flyby

A robotic explorer beyond the known frontier.

  • 445
Caving on Mars

Caving on Mars

Living underground on Mars.

  • 458
Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatau is again active.

  • 2172
12 Steps to Climate Sobriety

12 Steps to Climate Sobriety

A "12 Step" program for fossil fuel sobriety.

  • 3173
A Rover's Photo Album

A Rover's Photo Album

Martian geology seen by Curiosity. 

  • 403
A Frozen Crater Lake

A Frozen Crater Lake

A lake on Mars.

  • 410
A Grand Oasis in the Vastness of Space

A Grand Oasis in the Vastness of Space

A photograph that changed perceptions.

  • 608
Surf's Up, Way Up

Surf's Up, Way Up

Stay well back!

  • 418
Rare Bird Rediscovered

Rare Bird Rediscovered

Rediscovered cloud forest species.

  • 2412
Plant Intelligence

Plant Intelligence

An understanding of intelligence in plants.

  • 3790
Plant of the Month

Plant of the Month

An occasional series of botanical treats.

  • 10378
Life on Mars, 2020

Life on Mars, 2020

A new Mars rover will search for past life.

  • 421
Arctic Report Card

Arctic Report Card

Arctic changes make records again.

  • 624
Goodbye Voyager 2

Goodbye Voyager 2

Voyager 2 enters interstellar space

  • 425
A Volcano & Climate Change

A Volcano & Climate Change

A Canadian volcano re-awakens.

  • 387
Australia's Solar Battery Success

Australia's Solar Battery Success

Tesla battery saved $40million in 1st year.

  • 419
Breakthrough Energy

Breakthrough Energy

Funding renewable energy breakthroughs.

  • 2425
Cryosphere Explorers

Cryosphere Explorers

Glaciers and sea level rise.

  • 425
Curiosity 360

Curiosity 360

A panorama on Mars

  • 359
Curious George

Curious George

Like humans, whales are curious.

  • 1624
Tannins Producing Art

Tannins Producing Art

Space images as abstract art.

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Intelligent Designers

Intelligent Designers 27 April 2019

Intelligent Designers

Portland replaces coal with intelligence.

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency! 21 April 2019

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Energy efficiency is the 'name of the game'.

Lost & Found Worlds

Lost & Found Worlds 14 April 2019

Lost & Found Worlds

Biogeography rules: odd things evolve on islands.

Conserving, The Mother Load

Conserving, The Mother Load 19 March 2019

Conserving, The Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic 5 March 2019

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2 29 December 2018

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatau is again active.

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