Scientific American - 60-Second Earth

Scientific American - 60-Second Earth

Episodes

  • Environmental Crime Funds Terrorism

    Jun 29, 2014 | 2 min
  • Future Smog Looks More Persistent

    Jun 23, 2014 | 2 min
  • Poisoned Poor Killed In Millions By Pollution

    Jun 15, 2014 | 2 min
  • I Just Want To Say One Word To You: Plastiglomerate

    Jun 8, 2014 | 2 min
  • Better Car Labeling Could Pump Up Fuel Efficiency

    Jun 1, 2014 | 2 min
  • Pope Francis Pleas For Environment

    May 25, 2014 | 2 min
  • Poetry Poster Sucks Up Smog

    May 19, 2014 | 2 min
  • Hurricanes Move Away From Equator With Expanding Tropics

    May 14, 2014 | 2 min
  • Bumper Corn Looks Dicey In Drought

    May 5, 2014 | 2 min
  • Biodiversity Survives Extinctions For Now

    Apr 20, 2014 | 2 min
  • Fish Smell Badly In More Acidic Oceans

    Apr 13, 2014 | 2 min
  • Earthquake Deflection Takes Tiny Step

    Apr 6, 2014 | 2 min
  • Citizen Environmental Monitoring Could Keep Officials Honest

    Apr 1, 2014 | 2 min
  • Space-Based Solar Collectors Could Have Sunny Future

    Mar 24, 2014 | 2 min
  • Realistic Climate Models Exhibit Greenhouse Gas Sensitivity

    Mar 16, 2014 | 2 min
  • Lighting May Cut Seed-Rich Bat Guano Production

    Mar 13, 2014 | 2 min
  • Airgun Oil Exploration Wrongs Right Whales

    Mar 2, 2014 | 2 min
  • Air-Gun Oil Exploration Wrongs Right Whales

    Mar 2, 2014 | 2 min
  • Climate Currently Pays For Increased Human Wealth

    Feb 23, 2014 | 2 min
  • Cities Befriend Select Plants and Animals

    Feb 18, 2014 | 2 min
  • Global Warming Freezes Penguin Chicks

    Feb 9, 2014 | 2 min
  • China Holiday Travel Puts Spotlight On Transportation

    Feb 2, 2014 | 2 min
  • If The Fuel Source Ain't Clean Your Electric Car Ain't Green

    Jan 26, 2014 | 2 min
  • Heat Is On These Countries for the Heat

    Jan 21, 2014 | 2 min
  • Cold Outside? Forecast Calls for an Uptick in Global Warming Disbelief

    Jan 12, 2014 | 2 min
  • Cold Outside? Forecast Calls for an Uptick in Global Warming Disbelief

    Jan 12, 2014 | 2 min
  • The Biggest Stories on Earth

    Dec 28, 2013 | 2 min
  • Don't Treat Old Gadgets Like Garbage

    Dec 22, 2013 | 2 min
  • Don't Treat Old Gadgets Like Garbage

    Dec 21, 2013 | 2 min
  • How Many Partridges Are Really in that Pear Tree?

    Dec 15, 2013 | 2 min
  • Blame Heat Waves on Loss of Arctic Sea Ice

    Dec 8, 2013 | 2 min
  • Dandruff Shampoo Could Mess Up Waterways

    Dec 1, 2013 | 2 min
  • Human Health Depends on a Healthy Environment

    Nov 25, 2013 | 2 min
  • Human Health Depends on a Healthy Environment

    Nov 24, 2013 | 2 min
  • Burying Coal Ash for Good

    Nov 17, 2013 | 2 min
  • Ozone Hole History Offers Climate Lesson

    Nov 10, 2013 | 2 min
  • Can the World Reach Peak Waste?

    Nov 3, 2013 | 2 min
  • Fertilizer Are (Nearly) Forever

    Oct 27, 2013 | 2 min
  • U.S. Government Shutdown Disrupts Earth Monitoring

    Oct 20, 2013 | 2 min
  • Climate Change Fight Needs Game Attitude

    Oct 13, 2013 | 2 min
  • Airplane Pollution Needs To Descend

    Oct 6, 2013 | 2 min
  • Can Solar Power Be Cheap?

    Sep 29, 2013 | 2 min
  • Fighting Climate Change Also Battles Disease

    Sep 22, 2013 | 2 min
  • Which Places Are Most Vulnerable to Climate Change?

    Sep 15, 2013 | 2 min
  • Trees Write Air Pollution Record In Wood

    Sep 8, 2013 | 2 min
  • Which Came First: Low CO2 or an Ice Age?

    Sep 1, 2013 | 2 min
  • Cellist Converts Climate Data to Song

    Aug 25, 2013 | 5 min
  • How Many Ants Become World Travelers?

    Aug 18, 2013 | 2 min
  • Big Animal Extinction Impoverishes Soil

    Aug 11, 2013 | 2 min
  • Desert Shrubs Could Suck Up Carbon

    Aug 4, 2013 | 2 min
  • How to Prevent Another Fukushima Explosion

    Jul 28, 2013 | 2 min
  • When a Heat Wave Is the Future, You Need Better Air-Conditioning

    Jul 21, 2013 | 2 min
  • Where's the Best Place to Put a Wind Farm?

    Jul 14, 2013 | 2 min
  • Climate Change Alters Soil Bacteria Distribution

    Jul 11, 2013 | 2 min
    A warmer planet means that heat-seeking microbes will elbow out those that prefer life a bit more chilly, with unknown effects on the planet's ecology. Karen Hopkin reports
  • Climate Change Alters Soil Bacteria Distribution

    Jul 7, 2013 | 2 min
  • Is There a Formula for Better Cities?

    Jun 30, 2013 | 2 min
  • Remember the BP Oil Spill? Malformed Fish Do

    Jun 27, 2013 | 2 min
    A new study shows that sediments fouled with oil from the blowout in the Gulf of Mexico caused problems for fish embryos. David Biello reports
  • Penguin Species Could Be Climate Winner

    Jun 27, 2013 | 2 min
    Although climate change will cause massive disruption, it could benefit some species, such as the Adelie penguin. David Biello reports
  • To Store More Carbon, Make Grasshoppers Nervous

    Jun 23, 2013 | 2 min
  • Climate Change Getting Worse by the Minute

    Jun 16, 2013 | 2 min
  • Plastic Bags Litter Seafloor

    Jun 10, 2013 | 2 min
    A new survey reveals that trash from our activities on land litters the bottom of the ocean, from shallow to deep. David Biello reports
  • Plastic Bags Litter Seafloor

    Jun 9, 2013 | 2 min
  • Four Hundred Year Old Plant Resurrected

    Jun 3, 2013 | 2 min
    Moss can wait out being entombed in glacial ice for centuries. David Biello reports
  • 400-Year-Old Plant Resurrected

    Jun 2, 2013 | 2 min
  • Water Waste May Leave Us Thirsty

    May 26, 2013 | 2 min
  • Who's Paying the Price for Global Warming?

    May 18, 2013 | 9 min
    U.S. taxpayers have so far borne the brunt of climate change costs. David Biello reports
  • Moon Base Work Yields Clean Steel Process

    May 13, 2013 | 2 min
    A new method to make steel using electricity rather than flame could produce virtually no carbon emissions. David Biello reports
  • Remember the BP Oil Spill? Malformed Fish Do

    May 6, 2013 | 2 min
    A new study shows that sediments fouled with oil from the blowout in the Gulf of Mexico caused problems for fish embryos. David Biello reports
  • Air Gun Blasts Shatter Undersea Tranquility

    Apr 28, 2013 | 2 min
    Proposals to open the U.S. east coast for oil and gas exploration mean an increasingly noisy neighborhood for marine life. David Biello reports
  • Is Sustainability Even Possible?

    Apr 21, 2013 | 2 min
    More than 40 years after Earth Day, human civilization is still far from the ideal of sustainability. David Biello reports
  • Oil Harvesting Goes to Extremes

    Apr 19, 2013 | 2 min
    The grounding of a drilling rig in Arctic waters illustrates the risks of pushing the boundaries of oil exploration and recovery. David Biello reports
  • Earthworm Invaders Up Soil Greenhouse Gases

    Apr 19, 2013 | 2 min
    The earthworm invasion of North America is increasing carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide emissions from the soil. David Biello reports
  • Penguin Species Could Be Climate Winner

    Apr 19, 2013 | 2 min
    Although climate change will cause massive disruption, it could benefit some species, such as the Adelie penguin. David Biello reports
  • Cut Soot to Stave Off Sea Level Rise

    Apr 14, 2013 | 2 min
    Reducing certain kinds of air pollution could limit the rise of ocean waters and buy time to address CO2 emissions. David Biello reports
  • Extinction May Not Be Forever

    Mar 31, 2013 | 2 min
    The tools of synthetic biology offer hope for the resurrection of extinct species. David Biello reports
  • Can a Pope Change the World?

    Mar 24, 2013 | 2 min
    New Pope Francis I called for protecting the environment, but it remains to be seen how that might happen. David Biello reports
  • Life Abides, Even in the Deep

    Mar 17, 2013 | 2 min
    An analysis of the deepest spot in the oceans finds signs of microbial life. David Biello reports
  • Chavez's Death Could Affect Oil Prices, Production and Pollution

    Mar 10, 2013 | 2 min
    Hugo Chavez's death may have an impact on the global oil market--and thus on the global climate as well. David Biello reports
  • How Skynet Could Help Save the Planet

    Feb 24, 2013 | 2 min
    Machine-to-machine communication offers an opportunity to make the modern world more energy efficient. David Biello reports
  • Insurance for Global Catastrophes, Whether Asteroids or Climate Change

    Feb 19, 2013 | 2 min
    Spend a little more time observing meteors or combating climate change, spend a little less time worrying about global catastrophes. David Biello reports
  • Roses Raise Environment Concerns

    Feb 10, 2013 | 2 min
    From water use to carbon emissions, raising and distributing roses has an environmental impact worse than many other crops. David Biello reports
  • Communication Towers Pluck Birds

    Jan 29, 2013 | 2 min
    Almost seven million birds are killed each year when they fly into communication towers. David Biello reports
  • Obama Pledges to Address Climate, Energy

    Jan 21, 2013 | 2 min
    In his second inaugural address, Pres. Barack Obama said the U.S. must respond to the threat of climate change and lead the development of sustainable energy
  • Electric Cars Need a New Sound

    Jan 13, 2013 | 2 min
    Federal guidelines will dictate that electric vehicles start making more noise at low speeds. David Biello reports

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