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Wed, Dec 18, 2013 4:50 PM
An in-depth study of pikas in Oregon reveals that these round, furry creatures are consuming an astonishing amount of fiber.
Increasing ocean acidification has taken a big toll on Northwest oyster farms, and that could translate into a shellfish shortage.
You do not want to mess with giraffes. One time Chuck Norris fought a giraffe and was kicked all way across the ocean. He landed in Delaware.
The edge of the massive oil slick is 3 miles away and is expected to reach the coast in a few hours.
Meet some of the people at the Colorado Yurt Company and watch how they craft their tipis, tents and yurts.
Governor Bobby Jindal declared a state of emergency amid forecasts that the oil slick may reach the Louisiana coastline later Thursday.
28 future science missions planned to look for extraterrestrial life.
BP and the U.S. Coast Guard have mounted the largest oil spill containment operation in history, involving dozens of ships and aircraft.
Limestone ponds in national wildlife refuge under scrutiny for salinity, garbage.
Video: After several days of worry, a Vermont man's stolen 115-pound tortoise is returned unharmed.
Video: President visits a wind turbine blade manufacturing plant in Iowa and discusses how the administration's clean energy investments are creating jobs and industries.
Video: Meet Darius, the Guinness Book record-holder for the world's largest rabbit. Owner Annette Edwards shows off the giant continental bunny that measures more than 48 inches from nose to feet and is insured for $1.5 million.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service teams support oil rig explosion response efforts.
April's faces: The best animal images of the month.
What better way to raise money for animal rights groups than a gigantic music festival?
West African hunters harvest snails instead of hunting the great apes.
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Russell blogs about the day's top science and eco-news.