Learn about animals, weather and natural disasters, alternative energy, environmental politics and space.
Wed, Sep 17, 2014 3:52 PM
Aggression is a small part of chimps' lives, but it can provide evolutionary insight into human violence.
The cloud-strewn sky and flower-covered mountainside seem to mirror each other in this gorgeous sunrise landscape photo.
If you found yourself stranded in a desert with minimal supplies, do you have the skills to make it out alive? Test your knowledge with this quiz!
International action that phased out the production and use of ozone-depleting chemicals is credited with helping the recovery.
Geomagnetic storms can temporarily disrupt GPS signals, radio communications and power grids, as well as intensify auroral displays.
The ride from the International Space Station to Earth lasted less than 3 1/2 hours — roughly the same amount of time it takes to fly from San Francisco to Houston.
American-style refrigerators don't just waste energy, they can hurt your health and wallet too.
Nearly 170 years after 2 British ships went missing, 1 of them has been found, thanks to sonar images.
The world's most famous ring of standing stones has been studied for centuries, yet we learn something new about it all the time.
How would your town fare after such an impact? This tool spells out the damage in heart-stopping detail.
Climate change is pushing hundreds of U.S. bird species to the brink, but some may still have a wing and a prayer.
The sea has a dead zone the size of Texas, and it's growing bigger every year because of sewage and fertilizer flowing into the waters.
The tornado over the Holuhraun lava flow was likely a spinning ribbon of sulfur dioxide gas.
The Aldabra banded snail was believed to have been driven to extinction by climate change, but researchers have found a few stragglers precariously hanging on to existence.
Black rhinos are critically endangered and under the constant threat of extinction by the guns of poachers. This youngster represents the hope and the future for this special animal.
Among the sights you'll be able to see this month will be Jupiter's cloud belts and Great Red Spot.
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