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The Power of Empathy

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2019

The Power of Empathy

Animating empathy.

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Archaeology from Space

20

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2019

Archaeology from Space

Rmote-sensing for finding lost cities.

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Republican. Climate Change Believer. Really.

Republican. Climate Change Believer. Really.

To find a conservative politician who believes in climate change? It's easier to find skinny whales. 

10 Mar 2014

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The Conservation Alliance

 

An Underworld Centipede Discovered

An Underworld Centipede Discovered

A unique and hellish centipede has been discovered in caves of Croatia, according to a new study.
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Real-time Reefs

Real-time Reefs

An innovative effort to collect and use "big data" on the Great Barrier Reef, the e-Reefs project, was initiated to help protect and restore the reefs.
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Assessing Transgenic Salmon

Assessing Transgenic Salmon

Are the risks posed by genetically-modified salmon worse than how we presently get our salmon to market and stomachs?
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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..
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Conservation Photography

Conservation Photography

Master photographers can help conservation researchers with added field information.
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Scientist: Facts Back Obama on Syria, Drought, War

Scientist: Facts Back Obama on Syria, Drought, War

As deniers fume, scientists keep measuring stuff. 
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Environmental Warriors, 2

Environmental Warriors, 2

This has been a good week of "warriors" for conservation including a teenager, an informed pastor, and now a military commander.
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Kid Warriors for the Environment

Kid Warriors for the Environment

A "kid warrior" is building a generational following online with environmental concerns.
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One Sunset, Two Worlds

One Sunset, Two Worlds

How would sunset on Earth and Mars appear? JPL scientists asked the same question with surprising results.
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Important Monkey Business

Important Monkey Business

Three independent developments affecting apes, monkeys, and other primates are announced.
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Fogged In

Fogged In

"Fogged in" takes on a very different and more positive meaning in some places.
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New Roles for an Ancient Fiber

New Roles for an Ancient Fiber

From tiny worms, an ancient natural fiber grows with a myriad of new applications now.
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World Oceans Day, 2

World Oceans Day, 2

A diving company shows what is possible any day, any year, by anyone to conserve and sustain marine life.
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World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day is here and hopefully it will produce actions to protect and restore the seas everywhere.
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Silver Wattle

Silver Wattle

Silver Wattle is one example of an Australian genus of trees with nearly 950 species and counting.
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To The Rescue

To The Rescue

The US Coast Guard has a long list of maritime duties and "sea turtle" rescuers can now be added to the list.
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Trees, Ecology, and the Power of Networks

Trees, Ecology, and the Power of Networks

The RSA uses animation as a powerful tool in the emerging filed of information visualization.
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Mirror, mirror on the.....

Mirror, mirror on the.....

Animal behavior is complex and amazing and mirror tests are an important measure of intelligence.
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Topsy Turvy Worlds

Topsy Turvy Worlds

Topsy turvy describes the strange moons orbiting Pluto and its dwarf-planet companion, Charon.
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the Global Apollo Programme

the Global Apollo Programme

A 10 year Apollo-like effort to make renewable energy more competitive than coal-fired power begins.
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The Population Bomb, redux

The Population Bomb, redux

The Population Bomb was published in 1968 and the concerns Paul Ehrlich raised are even more vital and immediate today.
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Endangered Species Takes Another Critical Blow

Endangered Species Takes Another Critical Blow

What appears to be a fatal disease has wiped out a significant fraction of the Central Asian saiga
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Plant of the Month

Plant of the Month

Gum trees are found throughout Australia from the tropics to the alpine. Many are very beautiful and very rare.
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Drenching the Drought

Drenching the Drought

90% of Texas was in drought conditions in 2014, much of it extreme. In May 2015, the percentage of affected areas has fallen to 30% and it is still raining.
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Temperature Anomalies

Temperature Anomalies

A temperature anomaly occurred this week when Alaska had higher temperatures than Texas.
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Scientific Misconduct Is A Bigger Problem Than You Think

Scientific Misconduct Is A Bigger Problem Than You Think

The recent dispute over a study published in Science is an occasion to look at the deeper problems in science publishing
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Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2 29 December 2018

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatau is again active.

Plant Intelligence

Plant Intelligence 17 December 2018

Plant Intelligence

An understanding of intelligence in plants.

Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

Where Do Good Ideas Come From? 24 November 2018

Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

A storyteller suggests an answer.

My Life As A Turkey

My Life As A Turkey 21 November 2018

My Life As A Turkey

A true turkey story for Thanksgiving.

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.

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