Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore became the 61st national park and is the first for the state.
10 amazing message-in-a-bottle stories
February 22, 2019, 11:42 a.m. by Melissa Breyer
From the words of a shipwrecked castaway to a sailor looking for love, these bottle-bound missives have tales of their own to tell.
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Maverick artist transforms potholes into eclectic mosaic art
February 22, 2019, 10:04 a.m. by Jacqueline Gulledge
What some people see as an eyesore, Jim Bachor sees as an opportunity.
The neuston is a floating ocean ecosystem, and our plastic cleanup push could threaten it
February 21, 2019, 3:56 p.m. by Starre Vartan
This unique moving world is critical for many seagoing species.
'Extinct' Galapagos giant tortoise rediscovered 100 years later
February 21, 2019, 2:32 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The last time this tortoise was seen was 1906.
Tortoise 'marriage' ends after 115 years
'Signing Day' recognizes high school seniors starting jobs, not college
Honey badger fights leopard to rescue her baby
Check out America's newest national park
Bizarre plants delightfully come to life in 'Atlas of Botanic Poetry'
Owl trapped in a soccer net takes flight again