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Pollution from Hurricane Florence

21

Sep

2018

Pollution from Hurricane Florence

Water pollution seen from space.

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Europa Clipper Funded

19

Sep

2018

Europa Clipper Funded

A new 'voyage of discovery' is coming.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance

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

25 Jun 2015

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Rewilding

Rewilding 4 September 2018

Rewilding

A 'silent spring' could become a 'wild summer' 

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.

WildLeaks

WildLeaks

Trafficking in endangered wildlife is now the 4th largest transnational crime in the worldAn online whistle-blower is now available to expose the 'bad guys'.
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Watch the Other Side of the Global Warning Debate -- or Don't

Watch the Other Side of the Global Warning Debate -- or Don't

Watching largest gathering of climate change deniers. 
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Thamserku views

Thamserku views

Thamserku is a mountain giant aside the trail to Mount Everest.
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The Temperature of Stupid

The Temperature of Stupid

Hearing that the government might regulate pollutants destroys brain cells faster than sniffing glue. 
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Across the Universe

Across the Universe

If we had eyes to see in x-rays and radio waves, everything would look very different.
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Big Builders

Big Builders

"For a long time, whales have been considered too rare to make much of a difference in the oceans." That was a mistake.    
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Hungry Plants

Hungry Plants

Some plants evolved to become carnivores.
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Glacier Inventory

Glacier Inventory

Making an inventory of the worlds glaciers isn't the easiest of tasks.
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very Beautiful and probably Extinct

very Beautiful and probably Extinct

A beautiful tree exists today because Buddhist monks saved it from extinction by cultivating it around their temples in Burma.
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Grande Finale

Grande Finale

Cassini will end its photographic and scientific mission at Saturn in a 2016 "grande finale".
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Yardangs & Salt Flats

Yardangs & Salt Flats

Inhospitable might best describe the Salar de Arizaro in South America.
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Placing Lids on Emissions

Placing Lids on Emissions

A new map shows that real progress can be made in reducing air pollutants if "lids" are put on the gases.
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Orion Rising

Orion Rising

The Greeks named the three stars oriented like beads on a string as Orion's Belt. The Hunter also carried a sword.
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Martian Selfie

Martian Selfie

The Martian explorer Curiosity took a birthday selfie.
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Risky Business

Risky Business

Risk analysis is used in business to identify factors that can jeopardize a project. Climate change is ideal for such an analysis.
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Mission Ocean

Mission Ocean

The Global Oceans Commission has just released an important report: Mission Ocean
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Auroras by Any Name

Auroras by Any Name

A progression of stunning ultra-violet auroras.
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Wavy Jets

Wavy Jets

The jet stream has been making some big waves lately. 
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March of the Penguins

March of the Penguins

Science is self-correcting as new data disrupts old dogmas. A colony of marching penguins shows the way.
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Daily Show rips "adorable" global warming deniers

Daily Show rips "adorable" global warming deniers

How's your blood pressure? If it's high, don't watch this Daily Show clip. 
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A Tale of Two Rivers

A Tale of Two Rivers

Geological processes and biological evolution will happen wherever similar environments occur. Earth and Mars offer opportunities for comparisons.
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Islands & Galaxies...a winning combo

Islands & Galaxies...a winning combo

'Over the Top' at Reunion Island is a winner.
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Special Places---Special Protection

Special Places---Special Protection

Like other presidents before him, Barack Obama has designated protected areas in the oceans.
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Alpine Indicators

Alpine Indicators

Plants and other biological indicators are marching up hill...fast!
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Flower Pic of the Month

Flower Pic of the Month

The shampoo ginger is the 'pic of the month' flower.
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Mars Art Gallery

Mars Art Gallery

Mars continues producing images that would make any modern artist proud.
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