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Earth's Geocorona

22

Jan

2018

Earth's Geocorona

Earth's luminous hydrogen halo.

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Monitoring Glacial Lakes

21

Jan

2018

Monitoring Glacial Lakes

Studying glacial lakes as mountain climates change.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Replanting Corals

Replanting Corals

Some people are taking positive action today to reverse the damage caused by climate change and building resilience for tomorrow.

17 May 2017

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.

Space Station views

Space Station views

The space station is a great vantage point to see the Earth, even in abstract views.
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California is So Dry...

California is So Dry...

The drought manifests itself in some really unfortunate ways. 
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America's Most Endangered Rivers, 2015

America's Most Endangered Rivers, 2015

American Rivers has released their 2015 report on the "most endangered rivers" in the USA.
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Playing in a New Sandbox

Playing in a New Sandbox

Technology for playing at the beach has changed in amazing, unimaginable, and useful ways.
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Sustainable Farming through Agroecology

Sustainable Farming through Agroecology

Agroecology applies ecological principals to produce sustainable supplies of foods while also reducing environmental impacts from agrochemicals.
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Jerry Brown: "It's a Different World"

Jerry Brown: "It's a Different World"

Governor Jerry Brown declares "it's a different world" with a mega-drought in progress now in California.
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World's Highest Poop to Become Energy

World's Highest Poop to Become Energy

​The waste is piling up on Everest. There's a plan to use it for fuel. 
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Astrobiology, Of Age, Reevaluates its Assumptions

Astrobiology, Of Age, Reevaluates its Assumptions

Astrobiology is getting serious about its techniques in the quest for discovering alien life
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Tropical Dry Forests (bosque seco) explained

Tropical Dry Forests (bosque seco) explained

The Royal Botanical Gardens in Scotland developed an animation to explain tropical dry forests in Latin America.
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Highest Temperature Ever Recorded...63.5F

Highest Temperature Ever Recorded...63.5F

In the far south, some strange weather events happened last week.
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the Powers of Ten

the Powers of Ten

Visualizing some 'big data', the Powers of Ten is still as amazing to view as it was nearly 40 years ago.
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Beware the "Super Termites"

Beware the "Super Termites"

Like creatures from a bad SciFi movie, a real "terminator" is out there and we likely created it. Beware the "Super Termites"!
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Where it never rains...now it floods!

Where it never rains...now it floods!

In parts of the Atacama Desert  it virtually never rains...and now it is flooding.
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Tortoise Tracking

Tortoise Tracking

Anyone can adopt a tortoise, and join the research on an ancient and endangered critter.
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Research helps explain Empathy and Compassion

Research helps explain Empathy and Compassion

New research is helping to explain the basis of human empathy and compassion. We could use a good deal more nowadays.
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Should Al Gore Run for President?

Should Al Gore Run for President?

The politician who's loudest on climate change could make a racket in 2016
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St. Patrick's Day...in space

St. Patrick's Day...in space

Astronauts on the space station celebrate St. Patrick's Day in space.
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Fire & Ice, 2.0

Fire & Ice, 2.0

A new reading of Robert Frost's famous poem, Fire and Ice  may be useful considering the strange weather lately.
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45-day Exposure

45-day Exposure

Solargraphs are having a renaissance as new materials are used in capturing long-exposure images.
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3-headed Monster

3-headed Monster

The western Pacific and Australia are experiencing a 3-headed monster of extreme storms.
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The Conservation Alliance

The Conservation Alliance

Announcing a corporate partner for Riled Up: The Conservation Alliance
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Our Fishy Brains and the Problem of Seeing Water

Our Fishy Brains and the Problem of Seeing Water

A simple way to think about the stuff that's all around us. 
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Plant of the Month: Clivia, a Gondwana survivor

Plant of the Month: Clivia, a Gondwana survivor

Two exhibitions will happen this month celebrating beautiful and ancient plants known as clivias.
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Christian Senators announce plan for climate change: "We're Asking God"

Christian Senators announce plan for climate change: "We're Asking God"

Among the ideas: stopping the sun, closing the firmament, three hours of darkness
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Chinese filmmaking

Chinese filmmaking

Chinese filmmakers often use simple tools in telling huge stories.
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Show of Fire

Show of Fire

Villarrica Volcano in Chile has awakened and the 'show of fire' is spectacular.
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