Learn about animals, weather and natural disasters, alternative energy, environmental politics and space.
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 1:00 PM
This female hooded merganser makes a spectacle out of eating breakfast.
Capable of growing to over 3 inches in length, the St. Helena giant earwig is now merely the stuff of legend.
The global average temperature for the year is nearly 59 degrees. 2013's average? 57 degrees.
Scientists are mired in a debate over whether the G2 gas cloud is even a space cloud at all. It could actually be a star.
Tracker Boone Smith crashes a lion feast — and could become dinner.
Bald eagles are experts at catching fish on the fly. Here's how they pull off the trick.
India's white-spotted bush frog is the first species known to breed this way, but bamboo harvesting may pose a threat.
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.
If correct, the theory would mean that life could exist on planets previously deemed inhospitable.
Hike to the Canyon District of Yellowstone National Park and you'll be in for a spectacular view.
To determine what the mysterious object its, scientists will seek out carbon 4 atoms. A lot of carbon 4 atoms would point to it being a black hole.
Contributors to the mission can purchase 'digital memory boxes' that will be included in a time capsule left on the moon's south pole.
What better place for the Swedish furniture emporium to acquire its biggest global clean energy investment than the Lone Star State?
Waterfalls come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Test your knowledge of these natural wonders.
Long a subject of speculation, our neighbor has yet to yield evidence of life. But that hasn't kept people from imaging it's there.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.