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Long before humans discovered the art of shaping trees through bonsai, topiary, and espalier, our beloved Mother Earth was doing some major horticultural sculpting herself.
Mount Churchill ejected just 12 cubic miles of ash, but this ash spread for miles, leading scientists to reconsider the potential effects of even minor eruptions.
The seeds and seedpods of trees not only provide a tree with its means of reproduction, but they are also marvels of design and engineering. Can you match these beautiful pods to their trees?
New website pulls together award-winning video, photos and stories and kickstarts the conversation about a topic that never ceases to amaze: Earth.
All you need are some carbon dioxide molecules and a special laser.
Scientists have also found evidence of deep water hills that were likely created by a combination of faulting and volcanism.
Scientists detected the dip in gravitational force when they noticed that glaciers and ice shelves tugged more gently when satellites sped by overhead.
This area has been settled since the 13th century and now its biggest draw is tourism. It's no surprise why, when you take a look at the landscape.
Do you have a special nature spot where you go to find a few moments of peace? If not, you can borrow this one.
Our planet has lost half its creatures since 1970, a new report finds, but there's still time to save the rest.
The volcano started with a phreatic eruption, which can be like a volcano clearing its throat before a normal eruption.
When trying to create jaw-dropping landscape photos, don't overlook this single most important step.
The U.S. is expanding a marine sanctuary near Hawaii to create Earth's largest no-take ocean preserve.
To protect wilderness, we have to define it. And that definition can be harder to discern than you might guess.
Moving invasive purple sea urchins helps to restore balance to the ecosystem.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.