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Mountains in a 'Sand Sea'

8

Dec

2017

Mountains in a 'Sand Sea'

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

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Tree Huggers

23

May

2018

Tree Huggers

Thermography shows why Koalas hug trees.

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The Conservation Alliance

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Photographer Created an Original View of the West

Photographer Created an Original View of the West

By Reilly Capps Photographers take a lot of things from events and landscapes -- images -- but they can, if they’re good, sometimes give...

24 Apr 2013

Video Highlights

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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.

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update 5 December 2017

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

In 2014, major marine preserves were created.

It's Hotter

It's Hotter

The data is in and summers are hotter.

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Supporting Public Lands

Supporting Public Lands

Join the campaign to protect public lands.

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Advice To A Young Scientist

Advice To A Young Scientist

We still need you!

  • 473
Terrestrial Orchids of SW Australia: Plant of the Month

Terrestrial Orchids of SW Australia: Plant of the Month

Rare plants from a little known biological 'hotspot'.

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What Rivers Can Tell About Earth's History

What Rivers Can Tell About Earth's History

Rivers tells us about Earth's history.

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Holographic Microbes

Holographic Microbes

Exobiology as holograms.

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When Monsoons Arrive

When Monsoons Arrive

Monsoons bring benefits and problems as they arrive.

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Reef Fish and Oil Don't Mix

Reef Fish and Oil Don't Mix

Oil affects fish behavior, badly.

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Pluto, the movie

Pluto, the movie

NASA movie of Pluto.

  • 495
Juno's Jupiter: the Great Red Spot

Juno's Jupiter: the Great Red Spot

Juno's deep view of Jupiter's Great Red Spot.

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Lights, Action, CRISPR

Lights, Action, CRISPR

The era of using DNA as a storage device begins.

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Floated Away

Floated Away

An iceberg weighing 1-trillion tons detached from Antarctica.

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Ocean Management and Sustainability

Ocean Management and Sustainability

A new portal offers tools for ocean sustainability.

  • 442
Playful Whale

Playful Whale

Whales like to play too.

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Photo-Mapping a Collapse

Photo-Mapping a Collapse

Antarctica's Larsen-C icesheet will soon collapse.

  • 475
Ancient Underwater Forest Uncovered

Ancient Underwater Forest Uncovered

Buried 60,000 years under the Gulf.

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IR Jupiter

IR Jupiter

Jupiter seen in infrared light.

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Riding at Light Speed

Riding at Light Speed

How would riding a light beam appear?

  • 449
Western Fires

Western Fires

Satellites are now deployed in forest and fire monitoring.

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Drumming & Dancing Birds

Drumming & Dancing Birds

Intelligence shown in drumming & dancing.

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How Human Noise Affects Marine Mammals

How Human Noise Affects Marine Mammals

Noise affects marine mammals directly.

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Supporting Monuments

Supporting Monuments

It is again time to support national monuments.

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Ice Age Deglaciation

Ice Age Deglaciation

The end of the Ice Age has been reconstructed.

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Happiness, Gorilla-style

Happiness, Gorilla-style

Gorilla as 'happy camper'!

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Cephalopod Week

Cephalopod Week

Time to celebrate octopi.

  • 546
Melting, Inside Out

Melting, Inside Out

A new glacial melting mechanism is found.

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