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The winner of a new video contest can join a 3-week 'hardcore sailing adventure' through North Atlantic garbage patches.
From the beginning of time, we humans have been the cause of many disasters. Here's a look at some of the most recent.
National Geographic's BioBlitz 2014 was a roaring success, but you don't have to wait until next year or travel out of your way to enjoy the fun of a BioBlitz. Here's how to have a one-person blitz.
At least 6 people died, and nearly 1 million were evacuated from the country's northern coast after the government issued a tsunami warning.
Volcanic eruptions caused a massive loss of plant and animal life, but abundance of methane caused a carbon dioxide overdose that deprived surviving organisms of much-needed oxygen.
Celebrate the beautiful moments in nature that only occur after the sun goes down.
Here's our list of 8 of the most spectacular — and entirely natural — painted hillsides in the world.
One of the dazzling/sobering entries in the 2014 eVolo Skyscraper Competition, this lotus-shaped fire station-in-the-sky deploys spray drones if fire breaks out under the forest canopy.
The irradiated and undecayed leaves are primed for a wildfire that could spread radiation throughout the region.
Countries in the low- and middle-income nations in Southeast Asia and western Pacific region are the hardest hit by air pollution.
Whether you choose cremation or burial, it can be difficult to die green.
Just because this volcano hasn't erupted in 70,000 years doesn't mean it isn't full of new information for the scientists who study it.
New findings complicate the 'biological evolution versus geological evolution' debate about Earth's early development.
Understanding the genetic code of trees can lead to improved breeding, especially for trees used for lumber, paper and biofuels.
Video: It's difficult to study active volcanoes up close for one big reason: It's dangerous. But Shaun O'Callaghan might have found a way.
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