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Tue, Jun 18, 2013 11:07 AM
From Nelson Mandela to Mahatma Gandhi to Jimmy Carter, these tireless advocates have made the world a better place.
New research has determined that the Hula painted frog is actually a 'living fossil.'
The probe's orbit will grant it a nearly continuous looks at the sun's corona.
The lizard fossils were first collected during expeditions in the 1970s, but they sat unanalyzed in a museum collection for more than 30 years.
NASA's new map combined radar, sound waves and electromagnetic instruments to peer beneath Antarctica's ice.
New videos from 'Sesame Street' and the National Park Service aim to get kids interested in the natural world.
Social media may be to blame for the recent surge in vandalism in our nation's parks.
Mongolia, the host of this year's U.N. World Environment Day, is home to Earth's rarest bear. Conservationists hope 2013 will mark the beginning of its comeback.
Winners from the 2013 Annual Underwater Photography Contest held by the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science epitomize the beautiful diversity of the open oceans.
Scheduled to launch from the Wallops Flight Facility, the rocket carries instruments to study when the first stars and galaxies formed in the universe and how brightly they burned their nuclear fuel.
But researchers warn that CO2 fertilization could also result in other environmental shifts.
Teams construct robots that compete in a series of challenges that reflect duties the rovers would perform on Mars.
Examining layers of offshore sediment can provide insight into the link between glaciers and climate change.
There's a bit of overlap when some Ohioians say 'for a', creating a 'frrr(uh)' sound.
Monique Pool came to the rescue of the sloths when their habitat was marked for destruction — but she never expected to find so many.
Why is it that so many tree-dwelling animals are so darned cute? Check out our baker's dozen of arboreal animals.
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Russell blogs about the day's top science and eco-news.