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    Galactic Wheel of Life Shines in Infrared
Galactic Wheel of Life Shines in Infrared

A 12-billion-year-old galaxy is showing a ring of newborn stars igniting.

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U.N. Envoy Power on Responding to Ebola Outbreak

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power, at a charity function, makes remarks on responding to the Ebola outbreak.


President Obama: What You Need to Know About Ebola

President Obama discusses what the United States is doing to respond to Ebola, both at home and abroad.


White House Press Briefing

In the White House press briefing, press secretary Josh Earnest answers questions on the response to the Ebola outbreak.


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

2014-10-23

    Clinical Trials of Possible Ebola Vaccine Underway in U.S.
Clinical Trials of Possible Ebola Vaccine Underway in U.S.

U.S. researchers are conducting clinical trials near Washington to test the efficacy of a potential Ebola vaccine.

2014-10-10

    Kerry: Act Now on the ‘Gathering Storm’ of Climate Change
Kerry: Act Now on the ‘Gathering Storm’ of Climate Change

In a commentary published in the Huffington Post, Secretary of State John Kerry says the world must act now on climate change.

2014-10-09

    Energy Will Be Focus of U.S. Trade Policy Mission to Peru
Energy Will Be Focus of U.S. Trade Policy Mission to Peru

A delegation of 15 U.S. companies will visit Lima, Peru, November 4–5 on a renewable-energy and energy-efficiency trade policy mission.

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.