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Destroying forests doesn't just endanger the environment. It can create epidemics like Ebola too.
As a wall goes up dividing the U.S. and Mexico, serious environmental concerns are surfacing, including possible extinction of species. Conservation photographer Krista Schlyer is documenting the species impacted by the construction.
The new research aims to debunk the image of volcanoes as 'mountains sitting on top of a giant cauldron of swirling magma.'
Images from inside the ice caves and a powerful narrative highlight the beauty, scale and impermanence of the Sandy Glacier Cave system in Oregon.
Interpol is calling on the public to help it find fugitives wanted for illegal logging, poaching and other crimes against nature.
Aerosols from ocean waves can influence climate change, but bacteria in our water may be decreasing the aerosols' effectiveness.
Rachel Carson, whose work and writing is credited with forwarding the environmental movement, is someone's whose words can provide both contemplation and inspiration.
A new time-lapse film reveals the hidden lives of Venus flytraps, sundews and other predatory plants.
Yellowstone is famous for many things but topping the list is the abundance of hot springs, which are both beautiful and fascinating.
Smithsonian documentary warns that the biggest threat to the planet is us.
The National Park Service says 115 of its 401 sites could increase prices as early as next year.
The new findings suggest that Antarctica is home to 'significant areas of thick ice' that aren't included in climate models.
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The Gamburtsev mountains' peaks and ridges would be the continent's highest spot...if only their icy ceiling would melt.
Aerosols from volcanoes cool the Earth by blocking some solar radiation and reflecting it into space.
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