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Stories to Change 'Apocalypse Fatigue' into Action

18

Nov

2017

Stories to Change 'Apocalypse Fatigue' into Action

Moving away from cliamte fatigue into action.

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Trees Before Rain

17

Nov

2017

Trees Before Rain

Which came first: trees or rain?

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Lost & Found Worlds

Lost & Found Worlds

Biogeography rule #1: odd things evolve on islands.

29 Oct 2013

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion and other creatures 5 November 2017

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion is considered a trait uniquely human but we should make it more inclusive.

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency! 4 November 2017

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency is the name of the game for energy, architecture, and solar design with three new developments showing the way.

Conservatives and Conservation

Conservatives and Conservation 2 November 2017

Conservatives and Conservation

 

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

 

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time 1 November 2017

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

One way to restore coral reefs could require re-seeding with transplanted corals.

Whales & Drones

Whales & Drones 31 October 2017

Whales & Drones

Remotely controlled drones provide a quiet way to track animal behavior.

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper 30 October 2017

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Robotic engineers at JPL are turning to bio-mimicry and using a gecko as their design guide.

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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