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2 Cracks Expanding

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Feb

2017

2 Cracks Expanding

Big cracks at both poles are expanding.

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7-Earths

22

Feb

2017

7-Earths

2 Telescopes find 7 Earths!

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

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

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".

Intelligent Designers

Intelligent Designers 17 April 2015

Intelligent Designers

Portland is using 'intelligent designers' to replace an aging coal-fired power plant and other cities should follow their lead.
Coral Reef Update, 3

Coral Reef Update, 3

Explaining the biology and consequences of coral bleaching.

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Glaciers decrease and Landslides increase

Glaciers decrease and Landslides increase

A real-time cause & effect of climate change and glacial decline.

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Conservation Campaign Challenge

Conservation Campaign Challenge

2 outdoor manufacturers create a campaign to support conservation.

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Animal Cams

Animal Cams

Real-time videos offer insight on animal behavior for wildlife management and conservation.

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Ocean Plastic Pollution

Ocean Plastic Pollution

Plastic pollution in the oceans is a huge environmental problem.

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Olympics Mascot Killed

Olympics Mascot Killed

The official Olympics mascot, the endangered jaguar, was killed.

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Caring for Coral, an update

Caring for Coral, an update

Efforts to preserve corals.

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Making Body Parts from Apples?

Making Body Parts from Apples?

What if you could make replacement body parts by using ordinary materials?

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Martin Litton, River Conservationist 1917-2014

Martin Litton, River Conservationist 1917-2014

A tribute to a life-long river conservationist.

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Appreciating Cephalopods

Appreciating Cephalopods

Now is time to celebrate cephalopods.

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'Next Gen' Environmentalist

'Next Gen' Environmentalist

Where are the next environmentalists?

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Then & Now

Then & Now

Humor can be a good tool for attracting attention to anything.

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Glacial Lakes

Glacial Lakes

Studies of glacial lakes are important as mountain climates change.

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Reverence

Reverence

A Sierra outdoor meditation.

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Rolling Around This World

Rolling Around This World

The Curiosity rover continues investigating Martian landscapes.

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World Oceans Day, 2016

World Oceans Day, 2016

World Oceans Day is this week but there is little to celebrate.

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Requiem for a Reef

Requiem for a Reef

It may be time to compose another Requiem.

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CORAL Gets to Work

CORAL Gets to Work

JPL launched CORAL to better understand reef ecosystems.

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Wiring, Monitoring, and Protecting the Oceans

Wiring, Monitoring, and Protecting the Oceans

Two new initiatives aim to protect the oceans.

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The Greening Arctic

The Greening Arctic

The Arctic is becoming far greener and very fast.

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Khumbu Notes, part 2

Khumbu Notes, part 2

Black and white photography can produce stunning mountain details.

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Greenland Temperature Anomaly

Greenland Temperature Anomaly

Greenland experienced a major temperature anomaly this spring.

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The Sounds of Extinction

The Sounds of Extinction

There are more "sounds of silence" being recorded.

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To Scale

To Scale

When or how does an "ah ha" appear to a sciencist?

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Nature Rx: Your Brain on Nature

Nature Rx: Your Brain on Nature

Things to know about the benefits to your brain while in nature.

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Drawings that Show Earth's Beauty and Fragility

Drawings that Show Earth's Beauty and Fragility

Artists often create more impact about environment concerns than scientific studies can.

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