Thanks bro! 9 videos of humans giving animals a helping hand
April 17, 2015, 12:50 p.m. by Shea Gunther
These endearing videos show people helping cats, dogs, whales and a squirrel out of bad situations.
This might be the best video of lava you've ever seen
March 25, 2015, 5:50 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Kilauea has been erupting for 32 years, but a new video captures the volcano's oozing beauty as few people ever get to see it.
You can help injured koalas by sewing mittens for them
January 9, 2015, 1:30 p.m. by Russell McLendon
An animal-welfare group is seeking help sewing mittens for koalas burned in Australia's recent bushfires.
These adorable fur balls survived a raging forest fire
August 25, 2014, 12:27 p.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Pikas are sensitive to shifts in temperatures and their movements are considered a reliable indicator regarding global warming.
Wildfire scorches Oak Creek Canyon, shrouding iconic sandstone formations in smoke
May 29, 2014, 9 a.m. by Catie Leary
The craggy slopes of Oak Creek Canyon near Sedona are enveloped by smoke and flames from Arizona's Slide Wildfire.
Smoke plumes from San Diego fires visible from space
May 16, 2014, 9:23 a.m. by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
Dry conditions, gusty winds and triple-digit temperatures set off fires that have burned nearly 16 square miles.
Bonfire + a bunch of box fans = Homemade fire tornado
April 23, 2014, 12:44 p.m. by Shea Gunther
Watch the fire spin and swirl as its driven up towards the heavens by an array of well-placed box fans to the soothing tune of 'Moonlight Sonata.'
You can see California's Colby wildfire from space
January 20, 2014, 1 p.m. by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The rare winter fire was likely started when three men tossed pieces of paper onto fire when a gust of wind blew the embers everywhere.
Why Australia's wildfires are so bad
October 23, 2013, 10:46 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
A weak but windy cold front, mountainous terrain and huge pyrocumulus clouds are making it difficult to get the over 50 fires under control.
Are eucalyptus trees to blame for Australia's wildfires?
October 22, 2013, 9:57 a.m. by Marc Lallanilla, LiveScience
Fallen eucalyptus leaves create dense carpets of flammable leaves and tree bark which only add fuel to the fires.
Wildfire burn scars worsen Colorado flooding
September 12, 2013, 12:32 p.m. by Douglas Main, LiveScience
A lack of plants and undergrowth -- burned away by fires -- allows rain to run off the ground as if it were a sheet of metal.