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Members of a bachelor party at Elephant Butte Lake in New Mexico stumbled upon an item sticking a few inches out of the ground — and that's when the fun began. [Video]
A U.K. oil giant has agreed to leave Africa's Virunga National Park, home to 25 percent of Earth's mountain gorillas.
The extra melt caused by subglacial volcanoes could lubricate the ice sheet from beneath, speeding up the flow of water back into the sea.
The unusual and beautiful cliffs have a fascinating geological history.
New research could stop the spread of citrus greening, a disease that is killing Florida's oranges.
For those who love the great outdoors, Hope Valley in California's Sierra mountains is a beautiful draw.
The island country is experiencing a harrowing infestation of the Malagasy migratory locust, which threatens the livelihoods of the more than 13 million people.
The beautiful details of a tiny flower are brought into focus with this photography style.
As the seed pod opens and unfurls, art is born. Nature is kind of amazing like that.
This map project looks at where human beings aren't — and brings some interesting data to light.
Check out how it looks to plunge headlong down one of the gnarliest mountain bike race courses in the world.
Scientists used to think that fairy circles were made by termites, but new research suggests otherwise.
Sandy debris pulled up from icebergs sugget that Antarctica's giant glaciers respond to a warming climate with pulses of quick withdrawal as opposed to a gradual retreat.
The new findings may help scientists to explain why sea ice levels fluctuate from year to year.
A single-celled, coral-killing creature with 'devil horns' has been found on microplastics in the open ocean.
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