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Advice To A Young Scientist

26

Jul

2017

Advice To A Young Scientist

We still need you!

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Terrestrial Orchids of SW Australia: Plant of the Month

25

Jul

2017

Terrestrial Orchids of SW Australia: Plant of the Month

Rare plants from a little known biological 'hotspot'.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Vaquita, the Next Species for Extinction?

Vaquita, the Next Species for Extinction?

Fishing bycatch could cause extinction for the smallest dolphin in the world.

22 Sep 2014

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

The Colours of Australia are Fading

The Colours of Australia are Fading 2 June 2017

The Colours of Australia are Fading

Major changes have occurred recently to Australian forests.

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Super Coral...a Super Hero? 26 May 2017

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Heat-tolerant corals may help reef restoration.

Replanting Corals

Replanting Corals 17 May 2017

Replanting Corals

Some people are taking positive action today to reverse the damage caused by climate change and building resilience for tomorrow.

A Monumental President

A Monumental President 16 May 2017

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

Coral Reef Update, 3

Coral Reef Update, 3 18 March 2017

Coral Reef Update, 3

Explaining the biology and consequences of coral bleaching.

Supporting Environmental Work

Supporting Environmental Work 1 April 2016

Supporting Environmental Work

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

Juno Has Arrived

Juno Has Arrived

Juno is now orbiting Jupiter.

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Juno's Approach

Juno's Approach

NASA's Mission Juno approaches Jupiter. 

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Praise for a Stable Shield

Praise for a Stable Shield

The Earth's magnetic field has flipped before and could again.

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Algal Blooms, 2

Algal Blooms, 2

A toxic algal bloom is invading Florida beaches and waterways.

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Gulf of Alaska Blooms

Gulf of Alaska Blooms

An algal bloom in the Gulf of Alaska seen in infrared.

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Glaciers decrease and Landslides increase

Glaciers decrease and Landslides increase

A real-time cause & effect of climate change and glacial decline.

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Conservation Campaign Challenge

Conservation Campaign Challenge

2 outdoor manufacturers create a campaign to support conservation.

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Animal Cams

Animal Cams

Real-time videos offer insight on animal behavior for wildlife management and conservation.

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Ocean Plastic Pollution

Ocean Plastic Pollution

Plastic pollution in the oceans is a huge environmental problem.

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Olympics Mascot Killed

Olympics Mascot Killed

The official Olympics mascot, the endangered jaguar, was killed.

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Caring for Coral, an update

Caring for Coral, an update

Efforts to preserve corals.

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Making Body Parts from Apples?

Making Body Parts from Apples?

What if you could make replacement body parts by using ordinary materials?

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Martin Litton, River Conservationist 1917-2014

Martin Litton, River Conservationist 1917-2014

A tribute to a life-long river conservationist.

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Appreciating Cephalopods

Appreciating Cephalopods

Now is time to celebrate cephalopods.

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Then & Now

Then & Now

Humor can be a good tool for attracting attention to anything.

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Glacial Lakes

Glacial Lakes

Studies of glacial lakes are important as mountain climates change.

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Reverence

Reverence

A Sierra outdoor meditation.

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Rolling Around This World

Rolling Around This World

The Curiosity rover continues investigating Martian landscapes.

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World Oceans Day, 2016

World Oceans Day, 2016

World Oceans Day is this week but there is little to celebrate.

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Requiem for a Reef

Requiem for a Reef

It may be time to compose another Requiem.

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CORAL Gets to Work

CORAL Gets to Work

JPL launched CORAL to better understand reef ecosystems.

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Wiring, Monitoring, and Protecting the Oceans

Wiring, Monitoring, and Protecting the Oceans

Two new initiatives aim to protect the oceans.

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Khumbu Notes, part 2

Khumbu Notes, part 2

Black and white photography can produce stunning mountain details.

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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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