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Fri, Jan 23, 2015 3:22 PM
Better technology and more accessible data are helping drive new change.
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 iconic animals have declined 40 percent in just 15 years, a plight that has gone largely unnoticed until recently.
Many people use the words rabbit and hare interchangeably, but these are 2 very different creatures. Here's how to tell the difference.
Technical glitches and strong winds kept the rocket grounded.
Proponents argue that reindeer are a more reliable form of transportation than snowmobiles when it comes to chasing down criminals in the tundra.
The new research aims to debunk the image of volcanoes as 'mountains sitting on top of a giant cauldron of swirling magma.'
There's some great opportunities for planet-viewing this month, so get the telescopes ready!
Grab your binoculars and help scientists study bird populations in the world's longest-running citizen science survey.
A new 4-minute film casts digital humans in real extraterrestrial destinations, guided by the timeless words of Carl Sagan.
Some animals disguise themselves as leaves or sticks, or mimic the look of bigger or poisonous animals. But this moth? This moth disguises itself as something few would ever mess with.
Images from inside the ice caves and a powerful narrative highlight the beauty, scale and impermanence of the Sandy Glacier Cave system in Oregon.
Whatever the mission unearths will help researchers understand the early days of the solar system.
Interpol is calling on the public to help it find fugitives wanted for illegal logging, poaching and other crimes against nature.
Monarch butterflies are a species in peril. But you can do a lot to help them out, including raising and releasing them!
Aerosols from ocean waves can influence climate change, but bacteria in our water may be decreasing the aerosols' effectiveness.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.