October 17, 2017, 12:18 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The 'world-class' helium gas field found in East Africa is a big deal, and not just because squeaky voices are funny.
The Yellowstone supervolcano could wake up more quickly than we thought
October 11, 2017, 3:07 p.m. by Russell McLendon
New research suggests the buildup to an eruption could unfold in decades rather than millennia.
Ecosystem hidden for thousands of years found underneath calved iceberg
October 7, 2017, 1:10 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Biologists are scrambling to study these unseen waters and the life forms they may contain.
U.S. national park master plans envisioned today's gorgeous scenery
October 4, 2017, 9:48 a.m. by Angela Nelson
These hand-colored vintage plans were sketched in the 1930s and laid the groundwork for what park visitors experience today.
Why we should accept our ecological state for what it is, not what we want it to be
October 1, 2017, 2:27 p.m. by Tom Oder
Ecologist Chris Thomas, author of 'Inheritors of the Earth,' asks readers to look at what we gain through environmental losses.
Biologist stumbles upon massive 'blue hole' in Great Barrier Reef
September 29, 2017, 4:02 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The massive underwater sinkhole hosts an untouched ecosystem of marine life.
2 new species of menacing bird-catcher tree discovered in Puerto Rico
September 28, 2017, 8:39 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Trees in this family are capable of ensnaring birds and later feeding on their remains.
How do you clean up the world's coasts? One volunteer at a time
September 19, 2017, 7:35 a.m. by Angela Nelson
Each year, the International Coastal Cleanup brings people together to remove trash from local waterways.
How to make a Swedish fire log
Cool math trick: Converting between miles and kilometers
Why do leaves have such different shapes?
That huge helium deposit under Tanzania is even bigger than we thought
Remember that kid who invented a way to clean up ocean plastic? He's back, and it's happening
The mystery and danger of Jacob's Well