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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

Irony Alert: Plants Used in Herbal Remedies Cause Cancer

By Reilly Capps Plants that have been used by Chinese medicine men for centuries as a natural way to cure arthritis and other disease actually...

14 Aug 2013

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

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.

Sadness for Reefs

Sadness for Reefs

The  grades on the reef report card aren't good.

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Short but Spectacular

Short but Spectacular

Aspen trees postcard.

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The Last Ocean, part 2

The Last Ocean, part 2

The Last Ocean is finally protected as a marine reserve.

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Status of Plants & Animals, 2016

Status of Plants & Animals, 2016

New reports on the status of Life on Earth were released.

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Antarctica glaciers

Antarctica glaciers

West Antarctica ice sheets are retreating fast, in glacial terms.

  • 507
Deadbeat Dams Removed

Deadbeat Dams Removed

A film on the removal of 'deadbeat dams' and restoring rivers.

  • 440
Maps Are Beautiful

Maps Are Beautiful

The rivers of the US were visualized in color using GIS software.

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Snow Leopard Status

Snow Leopard Status

Snow leopards are receiving new attention by TRAFFIC.

  • 540
Tibetan Glacier Collapse, 2.0

Tibetan Glacier Collapse, 2.0

A second Tibetan glacier collapses.

  • 531
Robomussels To The Rescue

Robomussels To The Rescue

Robo-sensors are becoming essential tools of ecology.

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The Secret Point of Travel

The Secret Point of Travel

What we know is less than we thought.

  • 489
National Fossil Day

National Fossil Day

Learn what fossils say about geology, ancient life, and evolutionary history.

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Taking AIMS at Reefs

Taking AIMS at Reefs

AIMS works to sustain coral reefs.

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Art Influencing Science

Art Influencing Science

Animation artists influence space scientists.

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Following Hurricane Matthew's Footprint

Following Hurricane Matthew's Footprint

The USGS has created a data-visual of Hurricane Matthew.

  • 461
Visualizing Climate Change Impacts

Visualizing Climate Change Impacts

Data visualizations show how climate change influences extreme events.

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History of Consumerism

History of Consumerism

Alain de Botton gives a history of consumerism and a possible future.

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Extinction Tours

Extinction Tours

A wildlife poster series of extinction.

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Hurricane Matthew in IR

Hurricane Matthew in IR

IR photography proves its worth with Hurricane Matthew.

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Good Job!

Good Job!

It takes good work for conservation to succeed.

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Hurricane Matthew Barrels On

Hurricane Matthew Barrels On

Climate change, Hurricane Matthew, and atmospheric water vapor capacity.

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21st Century Conservation and Landsat

21st Century Conservation and Landsat

Conservation in the 21st Century uses new satellite tools.

  • 509
Tannins

Tannins

River images from space as abstract art.

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Energy + Water = Life

Energy + Water = Life

Europa is a good place to look for life beyond Earth.

  • 470
Super Bio-materials from Nature

Super Bio-materials from Nature

Nano-biology is now producing super-materials from nature.

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The Iceman Cometh

The Iceman Cometh

Otzi the iceman has been reconstructed.

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