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    Curiosity Finds Active and Ancient Organic Chemistry on Mars
Curiosity Finds Active and Ancient Organic Chemistry on Mars

NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover measures a tenfold spike in methane in the atmosphere around it and detects other organic molecules in a rock-powder sample.

Texts & Transcripts



Agriculture’s Vilsack on Advancing China-U.S. Agriculture Goals

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack outlines China-U.S. cooperation to advance mutual goals in food and agriculture.


Obama on U.S. Response to Ebola Outbreak

President Obama makes remarks on the U.S. government response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.


Kerry at Climate Change Meeting in Peru

Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks on climate at the COP-20 meeting in Lima, Peru.


Pamphlets

2014-02-10

    Combating Wildlife Trafficking: Respect and Protect
Combating Wildlife Trafficking: Respect and Protect

Illicit trade in threatened and endangered species is a multibillion-dollar business, and the increasingly intense demand for products derived from Africa’...

2013-01-17

    STEM: Making a Difference
STEM: Making a Difference

Meet some young people who are using STEM to have fun and make a difference.

2011-08-16

    California: Changing the Game on Climate
California: Changing the Game on Climate

California passes the Global Warming Solutions Act, a comprehensive law aimed at reducing the state's carbon emissions, in 2006.

Publications

2014-01-31

    EJ|USA: Earth Day 2014 — Paint the Town Green
EJ|USA: Earth Day 2014 — Paint the Town Green

To celebrate Earth Day, we show you the innovations of big cities going green.

2013-01-22

    Science: The New Frontier
Science: The New Frontier

Scientific discovery is an intellectual adventure that benefits all of humanity.

2012-11-30

    eJournal USA: Go Wild! Coming Together for Conservation
eJournal USA: Go Wild! Coming Together for Conservation

Every year, thousands of animal species go extinct. Animals that once roamed the Earth in abundance are permanently disappearing from our planet at a hear...

Articles

2014-12-18

    Research Documents Fast-Warming Arctic with Global Implications
Research Documents Fast-Warming Arctic with Global Implications

A new report shows the Arctic is warming at twice the rate of anywhere else on Earth, a trend that has broad effects beyond the Arctic on global security, ...

2014-12-17

    Obama Acts to Protect Alaska’s Bristol Bay
Obama Acts to Protect Alaska’s Bristol Bay

President Obama designates Alaska’s Bristol Bay, a pristine coastal area in the heart of one of the world’s most productive fisheries coast, as off-limits ...

2014-12-16

    Western Hemisphere Shore Bird Now Protected Under U.S. Law
Western Hemisphere Shore Bird Now Protected Under U.S. Law

The rufa red knot is the latest addition to the list of migratory birds that enjoy special protection under U.S. law.

Photo Galleries

2013-01-22

    What Is Best About Science
What Is Best About Science

Several recipients of the 2010 and 2011 Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers reveal what they think is best about science.

2012-11-30

    U.S. National Parks: Wild Spaces, Wild Species
U.S. National Parks: Wild Spaces, Wild Species

The creation of Yellowstone National Park in 1872 sparked a great American conservation movement and tradition. Since then, the U.S. national park system ...

2012-03-30

    A Changing Planet
A Changing Planet

This photo gallery shows the many and varied effects of climate change around the world.

Videos

2014-10-14

Innovative Cities: Oakland, California

These hydrogen buses might be larger than cars, but they are greener.

2014-09-11

Celebrate International Coastal Cleanup Day

Think we can survive without the ocean? Think again.

2014-09-10

Jack Johnson’s Two Steps to Help Protect Our Ocean

Singer and songwriter Jack Johnson describes when his love for the ocean began and discusses steps we can take to help protect it.