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A Super Bloom

22

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2019

A Super Bloom

California landscapes flower. 

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Ode to Mars

21

Mar

2019

Ode to Mars

A planetary haiku for Poetry Day.

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Coral Reef Update, 3

Coral Reef Update, 3

Explaining the biology and consequences of coral bleaching.

18 Mar 2017

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The Conservation Alliance

 

Breaking the Chain

Ecological food webs are intricate, remain stable due to their biological complexity, but can be easily disrupted if over stressed. Some the most delicate food webs exist in the oceans where forage fish are the foundation for all life higher up the chain. Forage fish feeding structures nourish sea birds, tuna, penguins, and marine mammals like whales and dolphins worldwide. Often called “trash fish” or “bait fish” small fish species like krill, menhaden, and anchovies are essential to the ...
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Kitties, the Fox, and an Eagle

Kitties seem to be all the rage on April Fools Day but this strange combo of two cats, a fox, and a Bald Eagle are not fooling around---just hanging out! The video was captured by a homeowner in Alaska: ";" alt="">Two Cats, a Fox, and an Eagle (credit: YouTube/Pam Aus) Riled Up
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Kitties, the Fox, and an Eagle

Kitties seem to be all the rage on April Fools Day but this strange combo of two cats, a fox, and a Bald Eagle are not fooling around---just hanging out! The video was captured by a homeowner in Alaska: ";" alt="">Two Cats, a Fox, and an Eagle (credit: YouTube/Pam Aus) Riled Up
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Kitties, the Fox, and an Eagle

Kitties seem to be all the rage on April Fools Day but this strange combo of two cats, a fox, and a Bald Eagle are not fooling around---just hanging out! The video was captured by a homeowner in Alaska: ";" alt="">Two Cats, a Fox, and an Eagle (credit: YouTube/Pam Aus) Riled Up
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Kosmic Kitties

Creative and scientific photographers are on constant vigil to edit and clean images to capture the truth blurred by dust and other contamination. Brant Widgeon explains the critical tasks of his job that are required to rid Hubble space telescope photos of pesky critters. ";" alt="">Space Cats (credit: Brant Widgeon) Riled Up
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Kosmic Kitties

Creative and scientific photographers are on constant vigil to edit and clean images to capture the truth blurred by dust and other contamination. Brant Widgeon explains the critical tasks of his job that are required to rid Hubble space telescope photos of pesky critters. ";" alt="">Space Cats (credit: Brant Widgeon) Riled Up
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Kosmic Kitties

Creative and scientific photographers are on constant vigil to edit and clean images to capture the truth blurred by dust and other contamination. Brant Widgeon explains the critical tasks of his job that are required to rid Hubble space telescope photos of pesky critters. ";" alt="">Space Cats (credit: Brant Widgeon) Riled Up
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