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Mountains in a 'Sand Sea'

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Dec

2013

Mountains in a 'Sand Sea'

The Air and Tenere Mountains rise abruptly from the Sahara Desert in Niger.
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Night Vision

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Aug

2017

Night Vision

Tracking ice cracks in thermal infrared.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Photographer Created an Original View of the West

Photographer Created an Original View of the West

By Reilly Capps Photographers take a lot of things from events and landscapes -- images -- but they can, if they’re good, sometimes give...

24 Apr 2013

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic 9 August 2017

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

Intelligence of Plants

Intelligence of Plants 8 August 2017

Intelligence of Plants

Amazing new understandings of intelligence in plants.

A Monumental President

A Monumental President 5 August 2017

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

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.

Visualizing a River of Moisture

Visualizing a River of Moisture

JPL used animation to visualize moisture data.

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David Brooks: Character & Selfies

David Brooks: Character & Selfies

It's about character in the age of 'selfies'.

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Ecology Lesson 3: Predators and Ecosystems

Ecology Lesson 3: Predators and Ecosystems

Top predators sustain ecosystems.

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Getting Green Done & the Work Ahead

Getting Green Done & the Work Ahead

Sustainability is everyone's responsibility.

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Michael Pollan on Cooking

Michael Pollan on Cooking

Explore cooking at home.

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Crack in Ice Grows

Crack in Ice Grows

An ice shelf crack now extends 100 miles.

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Rivers of Rain

Rivers of Rain

A Pineapple Express returns.

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A Lost City and LiDAR

A Lost City and LiDAR

The remarkable power of LiDAR is again demonstrated.

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Always New Possibilities

Always New Possibilities

Time to explore new possibilities.

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Dolphins to the Rescue

Dolphins to the Rescue

Dolphins will be used in conservation of a cousin.

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Snows of Mauna Kea

Snows of Mauna Kea

Snow in Hawai'i.

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Islands in Space

Islands in Space

An environmental monitoring satellite observed the Galapagos from space.

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Bears Ears in Timelapse

Bears Ears in Timelapse

A timelapse video of Bears Ears wonders.

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Restoring an Ecosystem

Restoring an Ecosystem

Restoring a rainforest 1 tree at a time.

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Global Weirding or Why climate change should matter

Global Weirding or Why climate change should matter

The science of climate change has long been understood.

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Plant of the Month

Plant of the Month

An occasional series of botanical treats.

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Seasonal Reminder

Seasonal Reminder

Earthrise is one of the most famous photographs ever taken and reminds us about sustaining a living planet.

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Paul Greenberg: The Environmental Consequences of Overeating 4 Fish

Paul Greenberg: The Environmental Consequences of Overeating 4 Fish

Writer and fisherman Paul Greenberg discusses the marine consequences of overeating four fishes.

 

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12 Steps to Climate Sobriety

12 Steps to Climate Sobriety

An AA-style "12 Step" program is proposed to support fossil fuel sobriety.

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Sahara Snows

Sahara Snows

Weird weather, even in the Sahara.

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Why Science? Carl Sagan's last interview

Why Science? Carl Sagan's last interview

Carl Sagan was many things: an astronomer; an explorer; and an enthusiast for all things science. In his last interview he discusses: why science?

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Visualizing A Gas

Visualizing A Gas

NASA has visualized CO2 gas moving in the atmosphere.

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Black Canyon

Black Canyon

Landscape scale preservation.

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Ghostly Fish

Ghostly Fish

A Ghost Fish was filmed off California.

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Roadless Map

Roadless Map

Protecting roadless areas should be a priority.

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Phenology, Mountain Flowers, and Climate Change

Phenology, Mountain Flowers, and Climate Change

Phenology is the observation of seasonal events relating to climate, plants, and animal life.

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