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A journal of science, thought, and action.

Mountains in a 'Sand Sea'

4

Dec

2013

Mountains in a 'Sand Sea'

The Air and Tenere Mountains rise abruptly from the Sahara Desert in Niger.
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Night Vision

17

Aug

2017

Night Vision

Tracking ice cracks in thermal infrared.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Intelligence of Plants

Intelligence of Plants

Amazing new understandings of intelligence in plants.

8 Aug 2017

Video Highlights

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Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic 9 August 2017

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

Intelligence of Plants

Intelligence of Plants 8 August 2017

Intelligence of Plants

Amazing new understandings of intelligence in plants.

A Monumental President

A Monumental President 5 August 2017

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

The Colours of Australia are Fading

The Colours of Australia are Fading 2 June 2017

The Colours of Australia are Fading

Major changes have occurred recently to Australian forests.

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Super Coral...a Super Hero? 26 May 2017

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Heat-tolerant corals may help reef restoration.

Replanting Corals

Replanting Corals 17 May 2017

Replanting Corals

Some people are taking positive action today to reverse the damage caused by climate change and building resilience for tomorrow.

Cracks in Antarctica

Cracks in Antarctica

A massive crack has appeared in Antarctica.

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Breakthrough Energy

Breakthrough Energy

Funding renewable energy breakthroughs.

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New Jaguar Sighted

New Jaguar Sighted

A new jaguar was sighted in Arizona.

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Evolution and Beauty

Evolution and Beauty

Appreciation of beauty can be explained by human evolution.

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Hidden Landscapes Mapped

Hidden Landscapes Mapped

LiDAR offers opportunities to create maps limited only by the imagination.

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Ecology Lessons, 2

Ecology Lessons, 2

Permafrost and Marine ecology are connected.

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Visualizing 32 Years of Time

Visualizing 32 Years of Time

Re-photography is a critical tool of environmental research.

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Powered by The Sun

Powered by The Sun

Elon Musk has now powered an island with the Sun.

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'Giving Tuesday' and the Environment

'Giving Tuesday' and the Environment

Environmental and science organizations can use your support.

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Growing Buildings

Growing Buildings

An architectural idea to create sustainable and resilient buildings.

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Louie Schwartzberg on Gratitude

Louie Schwartzberg on Gratitude

Being mindful of gratitude as a daily mantra.

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Ecology Lessons, 1

Ecology Lessons, 1

The Dutch have created an elegant demonstration of coastal ecology in action.

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My Life As A Turkey

My Life As A Turkey

If you thought turkeys were just big butterballs in the Thanksgiving oven, think again.

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Sand Sea

Sand Sea

The Skeleton Coast is a sea of sand.

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The Beauty of Math, Corals, and Crochet

The Beauty of Math, Corals, and Crochet

How can math and crochet help corals?

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Curious George

Curious George

Whales are very curious creatures...like humans.

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A CO2 History

A CO2 History

Measurements from 800,000 BCE to 2016.

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Abalone Rescue

Abalone Rescue

Thousands of shellfish were exposed in New Zealand.

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Climate Change & Ecosystems

Climate Change & Ecosystems

Climate change and ecosystem processes are now quantified.

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Climate Signals, 2

Climate Signals, 2

Climate signals in 'real time'.

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Exploring Space

Exploring Space

New accomplishments offer 3 fine examples of human intelligence

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Vanishing Lake

Vanishing Lake

The Great Salt Lake is vanishing.
 

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Secrets of Rare Plants

Secrets of Rare Plants

The importance of botanical rarities.

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Fashion Accessory

Fashion Accessory

Consider Lionfish as a fashion statement.

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From Glacier...To Lake

From Glacier...To Lake

A once glacier-filled valley is now a lake...in 30 years!             

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