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    Dawn Captures New Images of Dwarf Planet
Dawn Captures New Images of Dwarf Planet

The Dawn spacecraft observes dwarf planet Ceres from a distance of 383,000 kilometers and photographs more than half its surface at a resolution of 27 pixe...

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Obama at Power Africa Innovation Fair in Nairobi

President Obama speaks about the Power Africa initiative at a fair in Nairobi, Kenya.


Kerry on Emissions Targets, Climate Cooperation

Secretary of State John Kerry issues a statement on the submission of emissions targets by China, the Republic of Korea, Serbia and Iceland and on U.S.-Bra...


U.S.-Brazil Joint Statement on Climate Change

The United States and Brazil issue a joint statement on climate change challenges and what they're doing about them.


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

2015-03-13

    Kerry Says Tackle Climate Change Before It's Too Late
Kerry Says Tackle Climate Change Before It's Too Late

Secretary Kerry says all nations have to be smarter about how they use and invest in energy in order to address the problem of climate change.

2015-03-03

    Help Save the World’s Most Trafficked Mammal, the Pangolin
Help Save the World’s Most Trafficked Mammal, the Pangolin

"Get involved and commemorate World Wildlife Day,” says State Department official Judy Garber. “Now is the time to get serious about wildlife crime and end...

2015-03-02

    U.S. Engaging Internationally on Climate Science
U.S. Engaging Internationally on Climate Science

“The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change just concluded its 41st session in Nairobi — continuing the tradition of rigorous international scientific c...

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.