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A journal of science, thought, and action.

2 Cracks Expanding

24

Feb

2017

2 Cracks Expanding

Big cracks at both poles are expanding.

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7-Earths

22

Feb

2017

7-Earths

2 Telescopes find 7 Earths!

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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

Supporting Environmental Work

Supporting Environmental Work 1 April 2016

Supporting Environmental Work

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

Protecting New Lands

Protecting New Lands 14 July 2015

Protecting New Lands

Several important land protections were declared in just one week, perhaps a new trend.

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance 25 June 2015

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance

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

Compassionate Turtles

Compassionate Turtles 24 June 2015

Compassionate Turtles

Behavior that would be considered compassionate in humans is also observed in animals.

"Look to the Mountains"

"Look to the Mountains" 24 April 2015

"Look to the Mountains"

A photographer, mountaineer, and environmental ambassador says: "look to the mountains".

Intelligent Designers

Intelligent Designers 17 April 2015

Intelligent Designers

Portland is using 'intelligent designers' to replace an aging coal-fired power plant and other cities should follow their lead.
Rockin' Science

Rockin' Science

Music comes to the rescue for science.

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The Wild Edge

The Wild Edge

See a 'wild edge' from the Baja to the Beaufort.

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Bobbing Boulders

Bobbing Boulders

Building landforms can be a long or short term process.

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De-extinction, the Good News

De-extinction, the Good News

De-extinction of lost species may be closer than you realize.

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EPIC Views of Earth

EPIC Views of Earth

NASA produced a 1-year photo-animation of Earth.

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Temperature Gauges: the Year Extraordinary Became Normal

Temperature Gauges: the Year Extraordinary Became Normal

2016 may be when the extraordinary became the new norm.

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Tundra Turns to Jelly

Tundra Turns to Jelly

Melting permafrost can be an explosive event.

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Greenland Ice Loss Mapped

Greenland Ice Loss Mapped

Greenland's ice melting contribution to sea level rise was mapped.

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Counting Trees

Counting Trees

Identifying all tree species in the Amazon may require 300 years more.

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Blue Marble

Blue Marble

A new photograph of Earth has been released.

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The Colours of Australia are Fading

The Colours of Australia are Fading

Major changes have occurred recently to Australian forests.

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Boundaries Crossed, 1

Boundaries Crossed, 1

Planetary boundaries are now being crossed.

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Get Used to Extreme Heat Anomalies

Get Used to Extreme Heat Anomalies

Extreme heat warnings are now standard.

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Juno's First Photo

Juno's First Photo

The first Jupiter photo has been recieved from Juno.

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Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Seas

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Seas

Washed Ashore hopes to change consumer behavior using trash as art.

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To The Future of Fly-fishing

To The Future of Fly-fishing

Thinking about the future of fly-fishing and rivers.

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Oh, The Land Of An Unclouded Sky

Oh, The Land Of An Unclouded Sky

Cloud satellite data and computer models now agree on climate change.

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Algal Blooms 3

Algal Blooms 3

Florida's algal "guacamole" continues to bloom and can be seen from space.

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Rainforest Hero

Rainforest Hero

A "rainforest hero" helps save an endangered animal and a national park.

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Is There Life on Titan? perhaps

Is There Life on Titan? perhaps

The building-blocks of life may exist on Saturn's moon Titan.

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Climate Change is Affecting North American Fish

Climate Change is Affecting North American Fish

In Hot Water, on the impact of climate change to fish.

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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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