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Fri, Oct 31, 2014 3:33 PM
The rocket plane was on a test flight when it reportedly experienced trouble during rocket burn and broke up over the Mojave desert, killing at least one person.
New study proves visual system is key for birds using Earth's magnetic field to navigate.
But are we willing to live without blue skies?
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of Oct. 25-31.
Oil company provided tapes made by a drug trafficker in case against Ecuadorean peasants.
New report calls for less damage in the development of biofuels.
Scientists hope animal experiments will better explain how space radiation affects humans.
Wherever people gather en masse, so does their trash. Even large-scale events with good environmental intentions can result in a heap of rubbish. To serve as a reminder to tread lightly, here are 10 of the world's dirtiest events.
The Natural Resources Defense Council adds some green to Philly red and Yankee blue.
Autumn storm leaves parts of state buried under 2 feet of snow.
Researchers in Myanmar unearth an oddball insect with a horn and five eyes, characteristics that were an advantage 100 million years ago.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger may be bending the rules to get a privately funded NFL stadium built in the city of Industry.
New report reveals that a significant amount of deforestation in Asia's tropical forests is caused by the production of kid's books.
Terrifying creature lived 150 million years ago and could have swallowed a human in one gulp.
Millions in stimulus funds help team carefully tackle dumpsite used by the scientists who built the world’s first atomic bomb.
President announces $3.4 billion in government support for 100 projects aimed at modernizing the nation's power grid.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.