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Wed, Apr 16, 2014 5:33 PM
Decades of oil exploration have contaminated soil and water in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Could mushrooms help clean them up?
Aid shipments and search and rescue personnel pour into Haiti in the aftermath of the earthquake.
Video: This monument faces unique security and pollution problems arising from illegal immigration across its terrain
This often-overlooked global warmer is worse than CO2, and the amount of it in our waterways is increasing.
Elysia chlorotica is the first animal to make chlorophyll like a plant does.
Video: President Obama provides an update on relief operations and pledges full U.S. support in helping Haiti respond to the devastating earthquake.
Scientists discover chlorophyll-producing sea slug that can carry out photosynthesis using genes swiped from plants.
Do dogs have nationalities? Do orangutans? And if so, why? Who has the right to claim them as their own?
Video: The Late Night host takes a break from comedy to ask his viewers to help with relief efforts in Haiti.
Scientists observe problem-solving in freshwater fish.
In a radical move to eliminate pests and save local wildlife, pristine Lord Howe Island will be blitzed from the air with poison.
Video: President Obama extended "the deep condolences and unwavering support" of the American people to Haiti today, and pledged "full support" for rescue and humanitarian assistance.
Video: NBC Nightly News' anchor offers his initial impressions of the devastation in Haiti immediately after arriving in Port au Prince on Wednesday.
Endemic species are more likely to form in biologically isolated areas such as islands and large bodies of water and run a higher risk of extinction because of their geographic isolation.
New analysis of basalt rock formations on the Eastern Seaboard of the U.S. reveals the possibility of cleaner coal.
Video: 7.0-magnitude earthquake cripples Haiti's capital of Port-au-Prince, leaving hundreds dead and injured.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.