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Mon, Jul 28, 2014 2:40 PM
This unusual behavior, which varies by bird species, plays two important roles in protecting healthy feathers.
Surfers may seem like free-spirited nature lovers, but they’re now facing the consequences of their sport’s negative environmental impact.
Shocking news about the bison's heritage is spurring a new kind of threat to the species.
One wilderness-loving hunter makes the case for when, how, and why to hunt.
China made vague promises about its commitment to greening the Games.
Poverty and tribal hunting threaten the Philippines, a top biodiversity hotspot.
In a case of 'Do as I do, not as I say,' Rupert Murdoch is taking bold steps to help solve a problem while telling the world it doesn’t exist.
Catch up on the best stories from the week of April 19-25.
Former VP calls climate change the most important issue ever before Congress.
In a world without people, nature repossesses 18 holes.
Concern is growing for 'mega fish' populations.
Downpours may be the next source of renewable energy.
By studying the amount of energy penguins spend hunting, scientists get clues about the effects of over-fishing.
Do carbon offsets companies deliver what they promise?
The subtropical swamp fights for survival in an environmental quagmire.
A novel depicts one town's struggle after we deplete our petroleum reserves.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.