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    Geologic Maps of Vesta Created from Dawn’s Images
Geologic Maps of Vesta Created from Dawn’s Images

Scientists use images from NASA’s Dawn mission to create a series of high-resolution geological maps of the large asteroid Vesta, revealing the variety of ...

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U.S. Envoy Power at U.N. Security Council Session on Ebola

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power makes remarks during a U.N. Security Council session on Ebola.


Facts on U.S. Support for Clean Cooking Sector, Clean Cookstoves

A State Department fact sheet highlights U.S. support for clean cooking sector and the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves.


U.S. Official on Gabon’s New Marine Protected Areas

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe commends Gabon’s President Ali Bongo Ondimba on his country’s decision to create a marine protected area t...


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

2014-11-19

    U.S. Official Outlines Future of Energy in Africa
U.S. Official Outlines Future of Energy in Africa

USAID's Eric Postel, testifying before a House of Representatives subcommittee, outlines how President Obama’s Power Africa initiative is expanding Africa’...

2014-11-18

    U.S. Official: Crushing Ivory Builds Hope for Africa’s Elephants
U.S. Official: Crushing Ivory Builds Hope for Africa’s Elephants

The director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service describes U.S. efforts to end the illegal ivory trade and help endangered wildlife thrive.

2014-11-14

    USAID: You Can’t Save Lives if You Don’t Fight Pneumonia
USAID: You Can’t Save Lives if You Don’t Fight Pneumonia

“The good news is that pneumonia is preventable — and that safe, effective and affordable tools are helping to avoid and treat the disease,” say USAID Immu...

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.