Americans are quietly preserving 56 million acres of private land
December 20, 2016, 8:15 a.m. by Russell McLendon
U.S. landowners voluntarily protect more land (and water) than all national parks in the lower 48 states, a new census shows.
The Earth's mountains, rocks and water bodies are ancient. Do you know how old they are?
December 16, 2016, 12:43 p.m. by Angela Nelson
The Earth's mountains, rivers, animals and rocks have been around for millions or billions of years. Do you know which ones have been around the longest?
World's highest plants discovered 20,000 feet above sea level
December 2, 2016, 6:46 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Vascular plants aren't supposed to be able to grow at such high altitudes.
Africa's tallest tree discovered towering on continent's highest mountain
November 27, 2016, 3:58 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
A giant has been hiding for decades within a remote Mount Kilimanjaro valley.
11 facts about North America's temperate rain forests
November 3, 2016, 7:12 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
The Pacific Northwest is home to the only temperate rain forests on the continent. Dive into this unique habitat.
Truth or death: Can you separate survival myth from reality?
October 18, 2016, 7:09 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
A lot of faulty survival information gets passed around. Can you sort out which actions will save you, and which might kill you?
Toddler rescued by puppy after 3 days in Russian wilderness
September 23, 2016, 12:09 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Real-life Mowgli survives Siberian forest, eating chocolate and dodging wild animals.