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Sand Sea

15

Aug

2018

Sand Sea

Namibia's Skeleton Coast.

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Why Science?

14

Aug

2018

Why Science?

Carl Sagan was interviewed about this.

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The Conservation Alliance

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Supporting Environmental Work

Supporting Environmental Work

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

1 Apr 2016

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.

Fastest Sea Level Rise in Nearly 3000 Years

Fastest Sea Level Rise in Nearly 3000 Years

New research shows sea levels are rising the fastest since the founding of Rome...2800 years ago.

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Swimming Pigs...Cute but Still Feral

Swimming Pigs...Cute but Still Feral

A colony of feral pigs is established on an island in the Bahamas which shouldn't be "good news".

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Charon's Grand Canyon

Charon's Grand Canyon

Pluto's moon Charon has a 'grand canyon' and once had a liquid water ocean.

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Andres Ruzo: The Boiling River

Andres Ruzo: The Boiling River

Andres Ruzo investigates boiling rivers and alternative energy sources.

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JPL Travel Posters

JPL Travel Posters

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory has created a fanciful series of space travel posters.

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Pluto's Geology, color-coded

Pluto's Geology, color-coded

Pluto has amazing geology as New Horizon maps demonstrate.

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3 New National Monuments Designated in California

3 New National Monuments Designated in California

Three new national monuments were designated in California.

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Mike Velings: The Case for Fish Farming

Mike Velings: The Case for Fish Farming

Mike Velings explains his rational for expanding aquaculture for sustainable fish supplies.

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The Sound of Gravity

The Sound of Gravity

CalTech physicists have confirmed the last piece of Einsteins Theory of Relativity on the existence of gravity waves.

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Curiosity's 360 Panorama

Curiosity's 360 Panorama

JPL's Curiosity rover captured a 360 degree panorama of a dark Martian dune.

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Melting of Greenland's Icecap, 2004-2014

Melting of Greenland's Icecap, 2004-2014

Satellite data of the Greenland icecap show melting changes over 10 years.

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Seeing the Reef for the Corals

Seeing the Reef for the Corals

A new research program known as CORAL is gathering 'big data' on the health of coral reefs.

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'el Jefe', the Jaguar

'el Jefe', the Jaguar

Jaguars are large rainforest cats from Latin America but their range can extend into the USA.

  • 2016
Nitrogen Glaciers, Floating Mountains, and Pluto

Nitrogen Glaciers, Floating Mountains, and Pluto

New Horizons has discovered Pluto has mountains of ice floating on glaciers of nitrogen.

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Wildflowers, Pollinators, and Sustainability

Wildflowers, Pollinators, and Sustainability

Studies by ecologists in the UK show the direct relationship between food resources and decline in bees.

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Marine Phytoplankton

Marine Phytoplankton

Ocean phytoplankton is responsible for generating 70% or more of the Earth's oxygen.

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Pluto: a Frozen 'Water World'

Pluto: a Frozen 'Water World'

New analysis from the New Horizons encounter with Pluto show the dwarf-planet is a frozen "water world".

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David Gruber: on Glow-in-the-Dark Sharks

David Gruber: on Glow-in-the-Dark Sharks

Communicating in the ocean depths is tricky when no light exists.

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Color Coded Signaling in Octopus

Color Coded Signaling in Octopus

Octopuses use a color-coded system to signal to other octopus.

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NASA Animates 100 years of Climate Change

NASA Animates 100 years of Climate Change

NASA has animated temperature data to show climate change from 1880-2014.

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Fallen Tree

Fallen Tree

Environmental field work has its joys, challenges, and dangers as tree biologist Nalini Nadkarni can attest.

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Ecosystem Restoration One Grove and Marsh at a Time

Ecosystem Restoration One Grove and Marsh at a Time

A San Francisco non-profit is restoring degraded ecosystems one bit at a time.

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Acongagua Rock Avalanche

Acongagua Rock Avalanche

A huge debris flow was recorded by trekkers on cerro Acongagua in Argentina.

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East Coast Blizzard from Space

East Coast Blizzard from Space

A view of the East Coast blizzard as seen from the Space Station.

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Iceberg Calving and Glacial Dynamics

Iceberg Calving and Glacial Dynamics

Fluid dynamics and climate change affects how glaciers decline with iceberg calving events.

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A Real Planet "X" Is Predicted

A Real Planet "X" Is Predicted

Caltech researchers predict a real Planet "X" exists in the outer solar system.

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