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A journal of science, thought, and action.

Test Driving GEOS-16

27

Apr

2017

Test Driving GEOS-16

GOES-16 tracks a major dust storm in a 'test drive'.

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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

"Look to the Mountains"

"Look to the Mountains"

A photographer, mountaineer, and environmental ambassador says: "look to the mountains".

24 Apr 2015

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".
New Bamboo

New Bamboo

A sustainable building material from bamboo plants.

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World Photography Day

World Photography Day

177 years ago photography was invented.

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Bad for Bees

Bad for Bees

Pesticides are 'bad for bees'.

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Phoenix Corals

Phoenix Corals

Like the Phoenix bird, some reefs are showing recovery from bleaching.

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Extreme Rains & Floods

Extreme Rains & Floods

Catastrophic rains and floods are underway.
 

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It's Climate Change so, Game On

It's Climate Change so, Game On

Bring it on, the climate change challenge!

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Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

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A New Plastics Economy

A New Plastics Economy

A more sustainable economy for plastics is envisioned.

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Climate Time Machine

Climate Time Machine

A 'time machine' has been developed to visualize climate data.

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Simplifying Complexity

Simplifying Complexity

Are complex ecosystems also hard to understand?

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Empathetic Whales

Empathetic Whales

Humpback whales appear to show empathy towards other marine species.

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Solar Trackers

Solar Trackers

Sunflowers are experts at solar tracking.

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Mud Flow Staircase

Mud Flow Staircase

The Grand Staircase can be awesome and deadly, sometimes together.

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Turtle Campaign

Turtle Campaign

Sea turtles are being helped by a new conservation campaign.

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Slip-slidin' Away

Slip-slidin' Away

Permafrost in Denali NP is sliding away like butter.

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Rain Bursts

Rain Bursts

Extreme rain events and high ocean temps become common.

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Bad Bugs

Bad Bugs

Caterpillar-caused defoliation was photographed from space.

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Rockin' Science

Rockin' Science

Music comes to the rescue for science.

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The Wild Edge

The Wild Edge

See a 'wild edge' from the Baja to the Beaufort.

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Bobbing Boulders

Bobbing Boulders

Building landforms can be a long or short term process.

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De-extinction, the Good News

De-extinction, the Good News

De-extinction of lost species may be closer than you realize.

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EPIC Views of Earth

EPIC Views of Earth

NASA produced a 1-year photo-animation of Earth.

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Temperature Gauges: the Year Extraordinary Became Normal

Temperature Gauges: the Year Extraordinary Became Normal

2016 may be when the extraordinary became the new norm.

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Tundra Turns to Jelly

Tundra Turns to Jelly

Melting permafrost can be an explosive event.

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Greenland Ice Loss Mapped

Greenland Ice Loss Mapped

Greenland's ice melting contribution to sea level rise was mapped.

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Counting Trees

Counting Trees

Identifying all tree species in the Amazon may require 300 years more.

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