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2 Cracks Expanding

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2 Cracks Expanding

Big cracks at both poles are expanding.

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7-Earths

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2017

7-Earths

2 Telescopes find 7 Earths!

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Archive Highlights

Nature Isn't Nice

Nature Isn't Nice

By Reilly Capps
A deadly slide on Everest shows, once again, that nature isn't going to pamper us. 

18 Apr 2014

Video Highlights

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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.
Setting Foot on Pluto

Setting Foot on Pluto

View Pluto as if you were walking around the frozen world.

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Secrets of the Snowy Owl

Secrets of the Snowy Owl

A clever narrative about those handsome Arctic birds, the snowy owls.

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8 Reasons Octopuses Rule the Oceans

8 Reasons Octopuses Rule the Oceans

Cephalopods are masters of their environment.

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New Species in Florida

New Species in Florida

Florida has a new species of wildlife and Nile crocodiles are nasty.

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Gene Editing with CRISPR

Gene Editing with CRISPR

CRISPR gene editing technology has been adopted by laboratories worldwide.

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Plant of the Month: Rhododendron species

Plant of the Month: Rhododendron species

Rhododendrons are the 'plant of the month'.

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The Ocean World, Europa

The Ocean World, Europa

Chemisty research indicates Europa's global ocean may be very similar to Earths.

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Love a Tree Day

Love a Tree Day

Don't forget Love a Tree Day.

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Colors of Antarctica

Colors of Antarctica

A new color-coded radar map of the Antarctic Peninsula was made.

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Danielle Feinberg on the Magic of Pixar

Danielle Feinberg on the Magic of Pixar

Why is animation so useful in telling stories strong on science?

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South Tyrol, 2003-2015

South Tyrol, 2003-2015

Alpine glaciers in the South Tyrol show big declines in less than 15 years.

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Richard Feynman, 1918-1988

Richard Feynman, 1918-1988

The birthday of the CalTech scientist Richard Feynman is celebrated.

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Smoke and Palm Trees

Smoke and Palm Trees

Smoke from Alberta's fires now stretch to cover Florida.

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Global Temperature Change, 1850-2016

Global Temperature Change, 1850-2016

A time-line animation of global temperature data, 1850-2016.

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The Atlas of Emotions

The Atlas of Emotions

The Dalai Lama said: "if you want to find the new world, you need a map".

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Finance and Climate Change Solutions

Finance and Climate Change Solutions

Financial tools could offer hope in effectively tackling climate change.

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Ecotourism Opportunity

Ecotourism Opportunity

Someone has to win an eco-tourism trip!

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Deepsea Jellyfish

Deepsea Jellyfish

It is often said that we know more about the surface of Mars than we know what exists in our oceans here on Earth.

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Saying Bye, Bye to the Florida Keys

Saying Bye, Bye to the Florida Keys

Aldo Leopold: "To be an ecologist is to live in a world of wounds"

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EO Wilson and the Encyclopedia of Life

EO Wilson and the Encyclopedia of Life

EO Wilson calls for The Encyclopedia of Life.

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Grandest of Canyons

Grandest of Canyons

The Grand Canyon is especially grand from space.

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De-listing of Greater Yellowstone Grizzlies Opposed

De-listing of Greater Yellowstone Grizzlies Opposed

Jane Goodall offers a plea for continued protection of a keystone animal in Yellowstone.

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NCAR: Ocean oxygen loss to become widespread by 2030's

NCAR: Ocean oxygen loss to become widespread by 2030's

Ocean oxygen loss to become widespread by 2030's.

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The World's Oldest Living Things

The World's Oldest Living Things

The list of ancient living things is now a good deal longer.

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Khumbu notes: Remembering Scott Fischer on Everest

Khumbu notes: Remembering Scott Fischer on Everest

Everest Mountaineer Brent Bishop remembers Scott Fischer

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Wendell Berry, The Seer

Wendell Berry, The Seer

The Seer is a film about the agrian and environmental author Wendell Berry.

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