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    Scientists Looking for Best Landing Site on Comet
Scientists Looking for Best Landing Site on Comet

The European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission chooses five candidate landing sites on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko for its Philae lander.

Texts & Transcripts



Obama’s Calls with Presidents of Liberia, Sierra Leone on Ebola

President Obama speaks by telephone with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma regarding the Ebola outbreak...


State’s Rose on Sustainability, Security of Space Environment

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance Frank A. Rose makes remarks at a conference on ensuring the long-term sus...


Kerry Before Meeting with Solomon Islands Governor General

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to reporters before his meeting with Governor General of the Solomon Islands Frank Kabui in Honiara, Solomon Islands.


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

2014-08-26

    USAID Airlifts Medical Supplies, Equipment for Ebola Response
USAID Airlifts Medical Supplies, Equipment for Ebola Response

The U.S. Agency for International Development airlifts more than 16 tons of medical supplies and emergency equipment to Monrovia, Liberia, as part of its o...

2014-08-13

    Protecting Oceans a Focus for U.S. Diplomacy
Protecting Oceans a Focus for U.S. Diplomacy

A State Department official describes the focus the department is placing on ocean environmental issues as part of American diplomacy.

2014-08-12

    CDC Director Frieden Warns of High Stakes in Fighting Ebola
CDC Director Frieden Warns of High Stakes in Fighting Ebola

Controlling Ebola requires meticulous infection control, contact tracing and proper isolation of those with symptoms of the disease, says U.S. Centers for ...

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

2014-07-28

YSEALI: Rovilson Fernandez on Youth and the Environment

Rovilson Fernandez talks about working together to protect the environment.

2014-07-28

YSEALI: Rovilson Fernandez on the Ocean

Rovilson Fernandez talks about his passion to protect the ocean.

2014-06-24

Our Ocean: Ocean Acidification

This video warns of the rising carbon dioxide level in the ocean, which is creating more carbonic acid and affecting marine life.