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A journal of science, thought, and action.

Bungling About

2

Apr

2013

Bungling About

The Bungle Bungles are located a remote corner of a remote continent. They are not easy to access.
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Elon Musk on Solving the Climate Crisis

14

Nov

2017

Elon Musk on Solving the Climate Crisis

Incentives to solve climate change.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Lost & Found Worlds

Lost & Found Worlds

Biogeography rule #1: odd things evolve on islands.

29 Oct 2013

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion and other creatures 5 November 2017

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion is considered a trait uniquely human but we should make it more inclusive.

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency! 4 November 2017

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency is the name of the game for energy, architecture, and solar design with three new developments showing the way.

Conservatives and Conservation

Conservatives and Conservation 2 November 2017

Conservatives and Conservation

 

Republican presidents from Theodore Roosevelt, to Richard Nixon, through George W. Bush left good environmental accomplishments.

 

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

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time 1 November 2017

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

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

Whales & Drones

Whales & Drones 31 October 2017

Whales & Drones

Remotely controlled drones provide a quiet way to track animal behavior.

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper 30 October 2017

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

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

To solve old problems, study new species.

To solve old problems, study new species.

New species = new designs & materials

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Jupiter 'Photo Shoot'

Jupiter 'Photo Shoot'

Voting for Jupiter is now open.

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Storms Are on the Oceans

Storms Are on the Oceans

Rough weather ahead!

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Climate Milestones, 2016

Climate Milestones, 2016

A 2016 scorecard for the 5 climate milestones.

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Field Work

Field Work

Colloboration across disclipines now defines field work.

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New Species

New Species

A new Australian marine creature was discovered.

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Visualizing a River of Moisture

Visualizing a River of Moisture

JPL used animation to visualize moisture data.

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David Brooks: Character & Selfies

David Brooks: Character & Selfies

It's about character in the age of 'selfies'.

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Ecology Lesson 3: Predators and Ecosystems

Ecology Lesson 3: Predators and Ecosystems

Top predators sustain ecosystems.

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Getting Green Done & the Work Ahead

Getting Green Done & the Work Ahead

Sustainability is everyone's responsibility.

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Michael Pollan on Cooking

Michael Pollan on Cooking

Explore cooking at home.

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Crack in Ice Grows

Crack in Ice Grows

An ice shelf crack now extends 100 miles.

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Rivers of Rain

Rivers of Rain

A Pineapple Express returns.

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A Lost City and LiDAR

A Lost City and LiDAR

The remarkable power of LiDAR is again demonstrated.

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Always New Possibilities

Always New Possibilities

Time to explore new possibilities.

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Dolphins to the Rescue

Dolphins to the Rescue

Dolphins will be used in conservation of a cousin.

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Snows of Mauna Kea

Snows of Mauna Kea

Snow in Hawai'i.

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Islands in Space

Islands in Space

An environmental monitoring satellite observed the Galapagos from space.

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Bears Ears in Timelapse

Bears Ears in Timelapse

A timelapse video of Bears Ears wonders.

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Restoring an Ecosystem

Restoring an Ecosystem

Restoring a rainforest 1 tree at a time.

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Global Weirding or Why climate change should matter

Global Weirding or Why climate change should matter

The science of climate change has long been understood.

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Plant of the Month

Plant of the Month

An occasional series of botanical treats.

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Seasonal Reminder

Seasonal Reminder

Earthrise is one of the most famous photographs ever taken and reminds us about sustaining a living planet.

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Paul Greenberg: The Environmental Consequences of Overeating 4 Fish

Paul Greenberg: The Environmental Consequences of Overeating 4 Fish

Writer and fisherman Paul Greenberg discusses the marine consequences of overeating four fishes.

 

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12 Steps to Climate Sobriety

12 Steps to Climate Sobriety

An AA-style "12 Step" program is proposed to support fossil fuel sobriety.

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Sahara Snows

Sahara Snows

Weird weather, even in the Sahara.

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