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The Playful Wonderland

16

Jul

2018

The Playful Wonderland

From fire to photographs.

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Of Rats & Reefs

15

Jul

2018

Of Rats & Reefs

Remove rats...restore reefs!

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The Conservation Alliance

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Climate Change's Murder Mysteries

Climate Change's Murder Mysteries

Climate change is like a murder mystery where suspected assassins number in the thousands.

29 Apr 2014

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Conserving, the Mother Load

Conserving, the Mother Load 26 June 2018

Conserving, the Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

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.

Greenland, the De-icing Tour

Greenland, the De-icing Tour

Arctic melting has reached a point where tours are now planned between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.

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PenguinWatch Wants You

PenguinWatch Wants You

PenguinWatch needs "citizen scientists" to help their important wildlife research.

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Reach for the Stars

Reach for the Stars

An entrepreneur and a physicist intend to 'reach for the stars' with Starshot.

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"Deadbeat Dams", Down

"Deadbeat Dams", Down

Four "deadbeat dams" along the Klamath River will come down by 2020.

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a Big Object and a Big Idea

a Big Object and a Big Idea

The Kepler space telescope has discovered something big that could be even more interesting than a planet.

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Plant of the Month: the Galaxy Magnolia

Plant of the Month: the Galaxy Magnolia

The Galaxy magnolia is the 'plant of the month'.

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Flying Rhinos to the Rescue

Flying Rhinos to the Rescue

African rhinos are now being airlifted to safety, even to Australia!

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Neumayer Glacier 1999-2016, South Georgia

Neumayer Glacier 1999-2016, South Georgia

New glacial images from South Georgia show significant retreat in just over a decade.

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Bhutan: Not Just Carbon Neutral...Carbon Negative

Bhutan: Not Just Carbon Neutral...Carbon Negative

Bhutan aimes to be the first carbon negative nation in the world.

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Death Valley Springs to Life

Death Valley Springs to Life

Death Valley sprang to life in a superblooming display of wildflowers.

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Supporting Environmental Work

Supporting Environmental Work

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

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Animal Reunions on Nature

Animal Reunions on Nature

A new Nature documentary explored emotions between animals and humans.

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Coral Bleaching Recorded

Coral Bleaching Recorded

The worse coral bleaching has been recorded on the Great Barrier Reef.

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Launching Rocks, Building Mountains

Launching Rocks, Building Mountains

Traveling by bus can present some hazards.

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Ice Bridge Collapse

Ice Bridge Collapse

An ice bridge in Patagonia collapses.

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Martian Gravity Map

Martian Gravity Map

On Mars gravity varies depending on the landscape.

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World Water Day

World Water Day

Yesterday was World Water Day and you probably missed it.

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Junk Food Storks

Junk Food Storks

Storks are stopping at human garbage dumps to eat leftovers and staying.

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Bees and the Hidden Beauty of Pollination

Bees and the Hidden Beauty of Pollination

A visually stunning talk explains the existential importance of bees.

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History of Ideas

History of Ideas

The public intellectual Alain de Botton talks about the history of ideas.

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Ancient Bones, DNA Analysis, and the Irish

Ancient Bones, DNA Analysis, and the Irish

On St. Patrick's Day all things Irish are celebrated including a new and unknown ancient past.

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Gene Editing with CRISPR

Gene Editing with CRISPR

A new genetic technology called CRISPR allows researchers to make precise edits of DNA.

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Dino-chicken

Dino-chicken

In SciFi stories there is always a critter that terrorizes entire cities so watch out for the "dino-chicken".

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"Judas Goats" and Restoring the Galapagos

"Judas Goats" and Restoring the Galapagos

The Galapagos Islands and their unique biology are threatened by invasive species.

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Eclpise Across Indonesia

Eclpise Across Indonesia

NASA videoed the total solar eclipse in Indonesia.

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The Year Without Winter & A Summer Without End

The Year Without Winter & A Summer Without End

It is turning out to be a year without a winter and a summer that won't end.

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