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Geology Mystery of the Day

19

May

2013

Geology Mystery of the Day

A strange geologic structure in Africa so far defies explanation.
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Of Rats & Reefs

15

Jul

2018

Of Rats & Reefs

Remove rats...restore reefs!

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The Conservation Alliance

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Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Robotic engineers at JPL are turning to bio-mimicry and using a gecko as their design guide.

30 Oct 2017

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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.

A Giraffe Boosts Conservation

A Giraffe Boosts Conservation

A white giraffe becomes a wildlife icon.

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Cassini's Last Bow

Cassini's Last Bow

The spacecraft's exploration of Saturn has ended.

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Huygens and Titan

Huygens and Titan

Remembering a distant moon lander.

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Goodbye to Cassini

Goodbye to Cassini

Cassini takes a bow and exits the stage.

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Comparing Sizes

Comparing Sizes

Physical size mattered in the Cenozoic.

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Animal Shelters

Animal Shelters

Compassion for animals was shown during Irma's wrath.

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Where's The Ocean Gone?

Where's The Ocean Gone?

A seafloor sucked dry.

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Surging Storms

Surging Storms

New environmental satellites map weather events.

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Irma & Jose Together

Irma & Jose Together

Two hurricanes viewed in real-time data.

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As Irma Approaches

As Irma Approaches

Hurricane Irma is arriving 1-week after Harvey!

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Endangered Species...Individual Actions

Endangered Species...Individual Actions

Individuals involved directly in species conservation.

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Juno as Monet

Juno as Monet

Jupiter as an impressionist painting.

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Remembering the Joy before the Deluge

Remembering the Joy before the Deluge

Remembering good times before the bad.

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Parking Lot

Parking Lot

"They paved paradise and put up a parking lot"

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A 1000 Year Rainfall Event

A 1000 Year Rainfall Event

Harvey is breaking all rainfall records and it's still raining.

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What Climate Models Show & Predict

What Climate Models Show & Predict

Weather events are amplified by climate change.

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A Monumental President

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

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Here Comes Harvey

Here Comes Harvey

Hurricane Harvey carrying a 'waterworld' of rain.

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Environmental Space Monitoring

Environmental Space Monitoring

Volcanic eruption seen from space.

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Tetons in Totality

Tetons in Totality

A national and local eclipse festival.

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Night Vision

Night Vision

Tracking ice cracks in thermal infrared.

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Elemental Haikus

Elemental Haikus

A table of elemental poems with purpose.

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Where's Richard Nixon When You Need Him?

Where's Richard Nixon When You Need Him?

Phillipe Cousteau invisions a new environmental movement.

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Fractal Jupiter

Fractal Jupiter

Imagine Jupiter as a Grateful Dead poster.

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Volcanoes Underwater

Volcanoes Underwater

Undersea island formation explained by volcanoes.

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