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Why Do Societies Collapse?

27

Feb

2019

Why Do Societies Collapse?

Jared Diamond sees patterns in collapsing societies.

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Apollo 11 by Moonlight

20

Jul

2019

Apollo 11 by Moonlight

'One small step' 50 years ago and also a giant leap!

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Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

One way to restore coral reefs could require re-seeding with transplanted corals.

1 Nov 2017

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The Conservation Alliance

 

Going, Going, Gone...

Going, Going, Gone...

A retreating glacier may soon be gone.

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Reversing both Desertification and Climate Change

Reversing both Desertification and Climate Change

A hopeful method for restoring degraded lands.

  • 2163
Cryovolcanoes

Cryovolcanoes

Chasing ice-volcanoes!

  • 1653
Secrets of Rare Plants

Secrets of Rare Plants

They still offer important discoveries.

  • 1961
Ecology Lesson, 2

Ecology Lesson, 2

Permafrost and marine ecology are interconnected.

  • 1759
Ecology Lesson

Ecology Lesson

The consequences of deforestation.

  • 673
Smoke Goes Global

Smoke Goes Global

Satellites see forest fires on-high.

  • 572
Sand Sea

Sand Sea

Namibia's Skeleton Coast.

  • 1765
Why Science?

Why Science?

Carl Sagan was interviewed about this.

  • 3733
Ring of Fire

Ring of Fire

15 year earthquake data visualized

  • 668
CAL-Fires & Smoke Detection

CAL-Fires & Smoke Detection

The Smoke Map

  • 923
Calling All Reef Hands

Calling All Reef Hands

3 Ideas for rescuing coral reefs

  • 698
Non-Life to Life

Non-Life to Life

What "sparked" biology?

  • 1602
Removing 'Deadbeat Dams'

Removing 'Deadbeat Dams'

A film on removing 'Deadbeat Dams'.

  • 1878
The State of the Climate

The State of the Climate

Nicholas Stern and The State of the Climate.

  • 1583
Visualizing Climate Change

Visualizing Climate Change

Climate change influences extreme weather.

  • 1628
Open Passage

Open Passage

Mid-21st Century predictions of an open Arctic need revision.

  • 1766
Empathetic Whales

Empathetic Whales

Whales seem to show empathy towards other species.

  • 1842
Project Drawdown

Project Drawdown

Paul Hawken has a new mission, climate change.

  • 1757
A Renewable Energy System

A Renewable Energy System

Carbon-free power systems may be possible.

  • 669
Titan Revealed

Titan Revealed

Titan's surface has been revealed.

  • 821
NOAA's Mapper

NOAA's Mapper

NOAA's GOES satellites produce fine maps.

  • 671
'Mini-Moons'

'Mini-Moons'

79 moons and counting

  • 652
The Playful Wonderland

The Playful Wonderland

From fire to photographs.

  • 1179
Of Rats & Reefs

Of Rats & Reefs

Remove rats...restore reefs!

  • 732
Fire Season

Fire Season

Raging fires in Colorado.

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Intelligent Designers

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Intelligent Designers

Portland replaces coal with intelligence.

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Energy efficiency is the 'name of the game'.

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