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Earth's Geocorona

22

Jan

2018

Earth's Geocorona

Earth's luminous hydrogen halo.

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Monitoring Glacial Lakes

21

Jan

2018

Monitoring Glacial Lakes

Studying glacial lakes as mountain climates change.

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The Conservation Alliance

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Nature Isn't Nice

Nature Isn't Nice

By Reilly Capps
A deadly slide on Everest shows, once again, that nature isn't going to pamper us. 

18 Apr 2014

Video Highlights

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Environmental Art

Environmental Art 15 January 2018

Environmental Art

Creating paintings with natue connections.

Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia and Sustainability 31 December 2017

Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia shows how to apply sustainability in business practice.

Where Good Ideas Come From

Where Good Ideas Come From 22 December 2017

Where Good Ideas Come From

A clever storyteller suggests an answer.

Bottled Arctic Notes

Bottled Arctic Notes 15 December 2017

Bottled Arctic Notes

A bottled note tossed to the waves recovered years later.

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars 7 December 2017

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars

The Dry Valleys are one of the strangest environments on Earth.

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update 5 December 2017

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

In 2014, major marine preserves were created.

New Roles for an Ancient Fiber

New Roles for an Ancient Fiber

From tiny worms, an ancient natural fiber grows with a myriad of new applications now.
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World Oceans Day, 2

World Oceans Day, 2

A diving company shows what is possible any day, any year, by anyone to conserve and sustain marine life.
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World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day is here and hopefully it will produce actions to protect and restore the seas everywhere.
  • 1891
Silver Wattle

Silver Wattle

Silver Wattle is one example of an Australian genus of trees with nearly 950 species and counting.
  • 1922
To The Rescue

To The Rescue

The US Coast Guard has a long list of maritime duties and "sea turtle" rescuers can now be added to the list.
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Trees, Ecology, and the Power of Networks

Trees, Ecology, and the Power of Networks

The RSA uses animation as a powerful tool in the emerging filed of information visualization.
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Mirror, mirror on the.....

Mirror, mirror on the.....

Animal behavior is complex and amazing and mirror tests are an important measure of intelligence.
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Topsy Turvy Worlds

Topsy Turvy Worlds

Topsy turvy describes the strange moons orbiting Pluto and its dwarf-planet companion, Charon.
  • 1968
the Global Apollo Programme

the Global Apollo Programme

A 10 year Apollo-like effort to make renewable energy more competitive than coal-fired power begins.
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The Population Bomb, redux

The Population Bomb, redux

The Population Bomb was published in 1968 and the concerns Paul Ehrlich raised are even more vital and immediate today.
  • 1964
Endangered Species Takes Another Critical Blow

Endangered Species Takes Another Critical Blow

What appears to be a fatal disease has wiped out a significant fraction of the Central Asian saiga
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Plant of the Month

Plant of the Month

Gum trees are found throughout Australia from the tropics to the alpine. Many are very beautiful and very rare.
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Drenching the Drought

Drenching the Drought

90% of Texas was in drought conditions in 2014, much of it extreme. In May 2015, the percentage of affected areas has fallen to 30% and it is still raining.
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Temperature Anomalies

Temperature Anomalies

A temperature anomaly occurred this week when Alaska had higher temperatures than Texas.
  • 2019
Scientific Misconduct Is A Bigger Problem Than You Think

Scientific Misconduct Is A Bigger Problem Than You Think

The recent dispute over a study published in Science is an occasion to look at the deeper problems in science publishing
  • 2019
Ocean Blooming

Ocean Blooming

The "blooming" of algae in the North Atlantic offers hope for restoration of depleted fisheries.
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Species and their Appreciation

Species and their Appreciation

Every day should be a "species appreciation day".
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Is DNA the Soul?

Is DNA the Soul?

Is it possible to find meaning in a string of acids? 
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The Depths of Space

The Depths of Space

It's hard to fathom how big the universe is. This video helps. 
  • 2099
Solar Buildings

Solar Buildings

A new report suggests solar energy could be much cheaper if added to city building designs
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Restoring a Delta

Restoring a Delta

Restoring river deltas is possible but requires understanding the natural processes that built them in the first place.
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Sarah Jones Imagines Future Options

Sarah Jones Imagines Future Options

The performance artist Sarah Jones thinks conceptually about the future
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Drone Video

Drone Video

Aerial video from a robotic drone shows the extent of the recent earthquake in Nepal.
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