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Rubber Plant

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Rubber Plant

A desert plant begins to realize its potential.

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Water Crisis

15

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2018

Water Crisis

Water supply thresholds.

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When Our Stories Get Ruined, We Get Upset

When Our Stories Get Ruined, We Get Upset

Over and over again in the history of ideas, some new piece of information threatens our stories, and we react. Badly.

14 Mar 2014

Video Highlights

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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.

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars 7 December 2017

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars

The Dry Valleys are one of the strangest environments on Earth.

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update 5 December 2017

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

In 2014, major marine preserves were created.

Greenland Temperature Anomaly

Greenland Temperature Anomaly

Greenland experienced a major temperature anomaly this spring.

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The Sounds of Extinction

The Sounds of Extinction

There are more "sounds of silence" being recorded.

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To Scale

To Scale

When or how does an "ah ha" appear to a sciencist?

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Drawings that Show Earth's Beauty and Fragility

Drawings that Show Earth's Beauty and Fragility

Artists often create more impact about environment concerns than scientific studies can.

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Setting Foot on Pluto

Setting Foot on Pluto

View Pluto as if you were walking around the frozen world.

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Secrets of the Snowy Owl

Secrets of the Snowy Owl

A clever narrative about those handsome Arctic birds, the snowy owls.

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New Species in Florida

New Species in Florida

Florida has a new species of wildlife and Nile crocodiles are nasty.

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The Ocean World, Europa

The Ocean World, Europa

Chemisty research indicates Europa's global ocean may be very similar to Earths.

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Love a Tree Day

Love a Tree Day

Don't forget Love a Tree Day.

  • 1094
Colors of Antarctica

Colors of Antarctica

A new color-coded radar map of the Antarctic Peninsula was made.

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Danielle Feinberg on the Magic of Pixar

Danielle Feinberg on the Magic of Pixar

Why is animation so useful in telling stories strong on science?

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South Tyrol, 2003-2015

South Tyrol, 2003-2015

Alpine glaciers in the South Tyrol show big declines in less than 15 years.

  • 1094
Richard Feynman, 1918-1988

Richard Feynman, 1918-1988

The birthday of the CalTech scientist Richard Feynman is celebrated.

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Smoke and Palm Trees

Smoke and Palm Trees

Smoke from Alberta's fires now stretch to cover Florida.

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Global Temperature Change, 1850-2016

Global Temperature Change, 1850-2016

A time-line animation of global temperature data, 1850-2016.

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The Atlas of Emotions

The Atlas of Emotions

The Dalai Lama said: "if you want to find the new world, you need a map".

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Finance and Climate Change Solutions

Finance and Climate Change Solutions

Financial tools could offer hope in effectively tackling climate change.

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Ecotourism Opportunity

Ecotourism Opportunity

Someone has to win an eco-tourism trip!

  • 1113
Deepsea Jellyfish

Deepsea Jellyfish

It is often said that we know more about the surface of Mars than we know what exists in our oceans here on Earth.

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Saying Bye, Bye to the Florida Keys

Saying Bye, Bye to the Florida Keys

Aldo Leopold: "To be an ecologist is to live in a world of wounds"

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EO Wilson and the Encyclopedia of Life

EO Wilson and the Encyclopedia of Life

EO Wilson calls for The Encyclopedia of Life.

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Grandest of Canyons

Grandest of Canyons

The Grand Canyon is especially grand from space.

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De-listing of Greater Yellowstone Grizzlies Opposed

De-listing of Greater Yellowstone Grizzlies Opposed

Jane Goodall offers a plea for continued protection of a keystone animal in Yellowstone.

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NCAR: Ocean oxygen loss to become widespread by 2030's

NCAR: Ocean oxygen loss to become widespread by 2030's

Ocean oxygen loss to become widespread by 2030's.

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Khumbu notes: Remembering Scott Fischer on Everest

Khumbu notes: Remembering Scott Fischer on Everest

Everest Mountaineer Brent Bishop remembers Scott Fischer

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Wendell Berry, The Seer

Wendell Berry, The Seer

The Seer is a film about the agrian and environmental author Wendell Berry.

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