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A collage of marine creatures.
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Harrison Tasoff
Transferable conservation credits could incentivize comprehensive protection the ocean’s diverse habitats and wildlife.

A conservation market could incentivize global ocean protection

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an orange garibaldi with a scientific diver in the background
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Chris Honeyman
A research diver conducts periodic monitoring of a kelp forest marine protected area
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An AI-generated illustration of an engineer at a laptop, looking at a robot
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Courtesy photo
An AI-generated image depicts engineers working on an AI-enabled robot.
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A thinning forest on a hill.
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Lee Anderegg
A forest community changes as trembling aspen succumb to drought in southwestern Colorado.
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This artist’s impression shows two tiny but very dense neutron stars at the point at which they merge and explode as a kilonova.
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University of Warwick/Mark Garlick
Multi-messenger astronomy enabled scientists to observe merging neutron stars for the first time in 2017 (artist’s impression).
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Burning hillside at Sedgwick Preserve
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Matt Perko
A flame torched hillside at Sedgwick Reserve is the site of a prescribed burn.
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NASA simulation of binary black hole system
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Scott Noble; simulation data, d'Ascoli et al. 2018
The gravitational waves emitted by the merger of black holes, when lensed by massive objects as the waves travel toward Earth can be used to calculate the rate at which the universe is expanding
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colorful image of the belly view of a small shrimp
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Damian Kao Alvina G Lai Evangelia Stamataki Silvana Rosic Nikolaos Konstantinides Erin Jarvis Alessia Di Donfrancesco Natalia Pouchkina-Stancheva Marie Sémon Marco Grillo Heather Bruce Suyash Kumar Igor Siwanowicz Andy Le Andrew Lemire Michael B Eisen Cas
The genome of the crustacean Parhyale hawaiensis, a model for animal development, regeneration, immunity and lignocellulose digestion. VijayRaghavan K, ed. eLife. 2016;5:e20062. doi:10.7554/eLife.20062.