A living cathedral of trees is slowly growing in Italy
September 22, 2016, 6:10 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Designed by the late artist Giuliano Mauri, Italy's 'tree cathedrals' are towering organic works of beauty.
Nature photography contest is brimming with swamp raccoons, UFOs
September 14, 2016, 7:43 a.m. by Catie Leary
It's that time of year again! The 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year competition is officially underway.
Ants trapped in defunct nuclear bunker are developing a new ant society
September 5, 2016, 11:57 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
They don't have a queen or any larvae, but these resilient insects are still trying to eke out an existence.
This giant pearl worth $100 million spent a decade under a fisherman's bed
August 24, 2016, 2:07 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Discovered by chance by a Filipino fisherman, massive pearl was used as a good luck charm.
New species of strange dolphin once lived in Alaskan rivers
August 18, 2016, 5:48 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Dolphin's closest living relatives can only be found in South Asia.