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A journal of science, thought, and action.

Bungling About

2

Apr

2013

Bungling About

The Bungle Bungles are located a remote corner of a remote continent. They are not easy to access.
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Denying Science

25

Apr

2017

Denying Science

Learn to reject 'magic beans'.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Republican. Climate Change Believer. Really.

Republican. Climate Change Believer. Really.

To find a conservative politician who believes in climate change? It's easier to find skinny whales. 

10 Mar 2014

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

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.

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".
Charon, Up Close

Charon, Up Close

Charon in a new full-color view seen by New Horizons.

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Super Diego

Super Diego

A super-rare tortoise was restored by a single male, Super Diego.

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China's Tidal River

China's Tidal River

The Qiantang River produces one powerful surge.

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Open Passage

Open Passage

Mid-century predictions of an Arctic 'open ocean' need to be revised.

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The State of the Climate

The State of the Climate

Nicholas Stern analyses The State of the Climate.

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Martian Rivers & Lakes

Martian Rivers & Lakes

Rivers and lakes existed on Mars far longer than expected.

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Information is Beautiful

Information is Beautiful

Data visualization can increase understanding and also be beautiful.

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3D Corals to Restore Reefs

3D Corals to Restore Reefs

Projects are testing 3D Printing to restore coral reefs.

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Lava Lake

Lava Lake

A lava lake has formed on Kīlauea.

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Hey, science teachers...make it fun!

Hey, science teachers...make it fun!

Science should be fun.

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Pollination, Plants, and the Art of Survival

Pollination, Plants, and the Art of Survival

The vital cycle of flower pollination is captured in HD video.

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Hawaii's Vanishing Birds

Hawaii's Vanishing Birds

Hawaii's endemic birds are declining fast.

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Tibetan Avalanche from Space

Tibetan Avalanche from Space

A massive avalanche was seen from space.

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Uluru as Never Seen Before

Uluru as Never Seen Before

A drone's view of Ayer's Rock, Uluru.

 

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Australia's New Reefs

Australia's New Reefs

Vast, new, reefs have been discovered in Australia.

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-40F and Volcanic

-40F and Volcanic

A cryovolcano has been discovered.

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Snow Red

Snow Red

Snow on Pluto is red.

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Plant of the Month: Wattles

Plant of the Month: Wattles

Wattles are the Plant of the Month

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Climate Forecast: Off Balance

Climate Forecast: Off Balance

NASA summarizes some environmental consequences of a warming world.

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A Brewing Storm

A Brewing Storm

Climate change is already affecting growers of coffee.

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Bioluminescence: Weird & Wonderful

Bioluminescence: Weird & Wonderful

Bioluminescence is beautiful and strange.

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Largest Marine Reserve Created

Largest Marine Reserve Created

Off Hawaii the largest marine reserve is created, Papahānaumokuākea.

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176 Years of Climate Data Visualized

176 Years of Climate Data Visualized

176 years of temperature data has been visualized in one chart.

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80-Miles and Cracking

80-Miles and Cracking

An 80-mile crack is opening on an Antarctic ice shelf.

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Murray Buttes, 360

Murray Buttes, 360

The Curiosity rover produced a 360-panorama of Mars.

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Measuring Summer Ice Melting

Measuring Summer Ice Melting

Operation IceBridge measures 2016 Arctic sea ice melting.

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