Photo of the Day

A diver hovers above a colorful coral reef.
June 24, 2016, 8 a.m.
A recent study highlights 15 places where reefs are doing better than scientists predicted in ecological models.
Sea stars are strange creatures!
June 23, 2016, 8 a.m.
These common tide pool creatures are far more freaky than you might suspect!
San Francisco, California's tree-lined streets
June 22, 2016, 8 a.m.
The trees planted along city streets do a whole lot more than just look pretty, and the work they do now has a monetary value.
A beautiful portrait of a cockatoo
June 21, 2016, 12:59 p.m.
Being called a bird brain really isn't an insult, now that scientists have uncovered just how smart these feathered friends really are.
Orca spy hops at sunset with birds flying around.
June 17, 2016, 8 a.m.
These extraordinary marine mammals share a lot in common with humans.
A beautiful forest waterfall.
June 16, 2016, 8 a.m.
Turns out waterfalls are more than just some water falling over some rocks.
A gnarled tree in a desert at sunset
June 15, 2016, 8 a.m.
Dead Horse Point state park isn't exactly an alluring name. But don't judge a park by its handle.
Joshua Tree National Park is one of many great places to witness the Milky Way.
June 14, 2016, 12:47 p.m.
A long-term Harvard study has shown a connection between living close to greenery and having a longer life.
Photographer standing at cliffs
June 13, 2016, 10:31 a.m.
June 15th is the big day. Here are some ideas for getting outside with your camera!