The unexpectedly weird and beautiful world of lichens
November 15, 2019, 11:20 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Lichens are not what you think they are. Not plant, not fungus — they are one of a kind.
Border wall construction begins in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
September 16, 2019, 2:02 p.m. by Lindsey Reynolds
The federally protected and UNESCO-recognized wilderness area is front and center in the border wall debate.
This critically endangered skink is getting its own tropical island
September 11, 2019, 9:15 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Scientists are giving the blue-tailed skink of Christmas Island an early holiday gift.
U.K. creates one of the largest marine protected areas in Atlantic Ocean
August 30, 2019, 9:04 a.m. by Sarah Hicks
Push to create protected areas in the world's oceans is paying off.
When it comes to biodiversity, Alabama's Fern Cave is an under-the-radar hot spot
July 27, 2019, 9:21 a.m. by Dan Chapman
The 'crown jewel' of Alabama caves hosts a wealth of species.
Australian fires reveal ancient water system built long before the pyramids
Knitted anatomy kits offer cruelty-free dissections
Thirsty koala seeks help from bikers in South Australia
Newly discovered underwater volcanic range is teeming with bizarre, tiny fanged fish
15 birds with unbelievable beaks
Researchers develop a new way to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere