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George the Poet on Climate Change

19

Jan

2019

George the Poet on Climate Change

A poet takes on climate change.

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Poseidon is Watching

17

Jan

2019

Poseidon is Watching

Poseidon watches his domain.

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Archive Highlights

Volcano May Explode, a timeline update

Volcano May Explode, a timeline update

Bali's Mount Agung could erupt any time.

30 Nov 2017

Video Highlights

 

The Conservation Alliance

 

National Park Service Anniversary

National Park Service Anniversary

Recognizing the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service.

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Big Questions and Quantum Biology

Big Questions and Quantum Biology

The really big biological questions may require some physics to solve.

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Talking to Whales

Talking to Whales

If you could talk to a whale, what would you say?

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Saving Antarctica

Saving Antarctica

Saving the environment and wildlife of Antarctica is a good idea.

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Greenland, the De-icing Tour

Greenland, the De-icing Tour

Arctic melting has reached a point where tours are now planned between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.

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PenguinWatch Wants You

PenguinWatch Wants You

PenguinWatch needs "citizen scientists" to help their important wildlife research.

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Reach for the Stars

Reach for the Stars

An entrepreneur and a physicist intend to 'reach for the stars' with Starshot.

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"Deadbeat Dams", Down

"Deadbeat Dams", Down

Four "deadbeat dams" along the Klamath River will come down by 2020.

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a Big Object and a Big Idea

a Big Object and a Big Idea

The Kepler space telescope has discovered something big that could be even more interesting than a planet.

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Plant of the Month: the Galaxy Magnolia

Plant of the Month: the Galaxy Magnolia

The Galaxy magnolia is the 'plant of the month'.

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Flying Rhinos to the Rescue

Flying Rhinos to the Rescue

African rhinos are now being airlifted to safety, even to Australia!

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Neumayer Glacier 1999-2016, South Georgia

Neumayer Glacier 1999-2016, South Georgia

New glacial images from South Georgia show significant retreat in just over a decade.

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Bhutan: Not Just Carbon Neutral...Carbon Negative

Bhutan: Not Just Carbon Neutral...Carbon Negative

Bhutan aimes to be the first carbon negative nation in the world.

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Death Valley Springs to Life

Death Valley Springs to Life

Death Valley sprang to life in a superblooming display of wildflowers.

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Supporting Environmental Work

Supporting Environmental Work

April campaign to We Keep it Wild and support The Conservation Alliance.

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Animal Reunions on Nature

Animal Reunions on Nature

A new Nature documentary explored emotions between animals and humans.

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Coral Bleaching Recorded

Coral Bleaching Recorded

The worse coral bleaching has been recorded on the Great Barrier Reef.

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Launching Rocks, Building Mountains

Launching Rocks, Building Mountains

Traveling by bus can present some hazards.

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Ice Bridge Collapse

Ice Bridge Collapse

An ice bridge in Patagonia collapses.

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Martian Gravity Map

Martian Gravity Map

On Mars gravity varies depending on the landscape.

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World Water Day

World Water Day

Yesterday was World Water Day and you probably missed it.

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Junk Food Storks

Junk Food Storks

Storks are stopping at human garbage dumps to eat leftovers and staying.

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Bees and the Hidden Beauty of Pollination

Bees and the Hidden Beauty of Pollination

A visually stunning talk explains the existential importance of bees.

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History of Ideas

History of Ideas

The public intellectual Alain de Botton talks about the history of ideas.

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Ancient Bones, DNA Analysis, and the Irish

Ancient Bones, DNA Analysis, and the Irish

On St. Patrick's Day all things Irish are celebrated including a new and unknown ancient past.

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Gene Editing with CRISPR

Gene Editing with CRISPR

A new genetic technology called CRISPR allows researchers to make precise edits of DNA.

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Recent Archive Highlights

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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