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Conservation International has called for nature lovers and photographers everywhere to share their #NatureIsListening moments — and the results are beautiful.
If you know what to look for, you can forage for vegetation that will calm a fever, freshen your breath or make a lovely cup of tea.
Getting away from it all and heading out into a quiet wilderness area is just what the doctor ordered.
The same physics that created the sounds of laser bolts in 'Star Wars' are responsible for the 'pew pew' sound of rocks skipping on an icy lake.
A week-long journey offers easy hiking up scenic vistas punctuated by amazing wildlife encounters.
You're not alone — that's how this scene makes most people feel.
Researchers only took samples the first few inches of rock, so they aren't sure how deep the microbial communities penetrate below the surface.
Say 'hello' to the pride of Los Angeles (and the country's newest national monument)!
Never underestimate the wonder of what you'll find during a hike. This beautiful ice bridge with a creek flowing under it was found by a photographer as late in the year as August!
Check out the amazing transformation one man goes through after hiking from Georgia to Maine.
Conservation photographer Mac Stone documents the remote areas of the Everglades where few have set foot.
While watching the sun come up or sink into the horizon, have you ever wondered what makes the sky change color so dramatically?
Everyone, depending on where they live, sees different signs of the seasons shifting. What signs have you witnessed that autumn is upon us?
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.
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