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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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Elon Musk on Solving the Climate Crisis

14

Nov

2017

Elon Musk on Solving the Climate Crisis

Incentives to solve climate change.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Irony Alert: Plants Used in Herbal Remedies Cause Cancer

By Reilly Capps Plants that have been used by Chinese medicine men for centuries as a natural way to cure arthritis and other disease actually...

14 Aug 2013

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion and other creatures 5 November 2017

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion is considered a trait uniquely human but we should make it more inclusive.

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency! 4 November 2017

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency is the name of the game for energy, architecture, and solar design with three new developments showing the way.

Conservatives and Conservation

Conservatives and Conservation 2 November 2017

Conservatives and Conservation

 

Republican presidents from Theodore Roosevelt, to Richard Nixon, through George W. Bush left good environmental accomplishments.

 

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time 1 November 2017

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

One way to restore coral reefs could require re-seeding with transplanted corals.

Whales & Drones

Whales & Drones 31 October 2017

Whales & Drones

Remotely controlled drones provide a quiet way to track animal behavior.

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper 30 October 2017

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Robotic engineers at JPL are turning to bio-mimicry and using a gecko as their design guide.

Time to Reconsider Geoengineering?

Time to Reconsider Geoengineering?

Has the time arrived for geoengineering?

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Landforms & Walls

Landforms & Walls

Landforms complicate the building of walls.

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Nurture or Nature?

Nurture or Nature?

Environmental influences on genetics and behavior.

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Martian Tsunamis

Martian Tsunamis

Gigantic waves carved Martian shorelines.

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Cloud Tops

Cloud Tops

JUNO captures abstract cloud photo.

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Cyclone Debbie

Cyclone Debbie

Cyclone Debbie takes aim at Queensland.

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For The Ages: National Parks

For The Ages: National Parks

A 360-degree tribute to national parks.

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Cryovolcanoes

Cryovolcanoes

Ice-volcanoes on Earth?

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Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas

A new Cloud Atlas was released.

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Ocean Heat Map

Ocean Heat Map

An ocean heat-stress map of Australia was created by NASA & NOAA.

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Project Drawdown

Project Drawdown

Paul Hawken takes on a new mission, climate change.

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Coral Reef Update, 3

Coral Reef Update, 3

Explaining the biology and consequences of coral bleaching.

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Be an ROV Explorer

Be an ROV Explorer

Be your own DIY explorer.

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River Rights

River Rights

A river now has rights.

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Mysteries on the Ocean Floor

Mysteries on the Ocean Floor

Seamounts maintain gardens of ancient corals.

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Clipper Ship

Clipper Ship

A Europa Clipper set for a "voyage of discovery".

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Red-capped Mallee, Plant of the Month

Red-capped Mallee, Plant of the Month

A Eucalyptus is Plant of the Month.

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NOAA & Cosmic Jellyfish

NOAA & Cosmic Jellyfish

NOAA operates Okeanos Explorer to help understand the oceans.

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Ice Animated

Ice Animated

Important data, beautifully visualized.

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Whale Sighting

Whale Sighting

A rare whale was seen and filmed off the Azores.

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Kili from Space

Kili from Space

A new satellite image of Mt. Kilimanjaro.

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Reversing both Desertification and Climate Change

Reversing both Desertification and Climate Change

A hopeful approach to restoring degraded landscapes if applied widely.

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Why Do Societies Collapse?

Why Do Societies Collapse?

Jared Diamond sees patterns in collapsing societies.

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Defending Public Lands

Defending Public Lands

Landscape protection gains a powerful voice.

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Bison Restoration

Bison Restoration

Bison return to Canada's largest national park.

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Religion, Science, & the Environment

Religion, Science, & the Environment

The environment is a science/religion focus.

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