3 new toad species found in Nevada — but one may already be in trouble
July 24, 2017, 6:55 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The newly discovered species have been isolated from other toads for 650,000 years.
Move over, Old Faithful: Fly Ranch Geyser gets its moment in the sun
July 8, 2016, 6:20 a.m. by Catie Leary
If you've ever wanted to visit this colorful, man-made geyser in Nevada, you may soon get your wish — thanks to the organizers of Burning Man!
Road melts from Yellowstone's volcanic heat
July 14, 2014, 11:04 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Firehole Lake Drive, the road that saw some melting, hit 160 degrees Fahrenheit, 30 or 40 degrees hotter than its normal temperature.
9 lethal hot springs you don't want to take a dip in
July 8, 2014, 9 a.m. by Catie Leary
Here are some fascinating geothermal wonders from around the world that aren't suitable for swimming, but they're undeniably sublime to observe from a distance.
Feast your eyes on the alien-like geysers of El Tatio
April 23, 2014, 8 a.m. by Catie Leary
Photographer Owen Perry documents the sublime landscape of a bubbling Andean geyser field.
Richard Branson's Necker Island to install solar, wind
March 3, 2014, 2:10 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Transition to clean energy meant to provide a proof of concept to other island nations in the Caribbean.
Hot springs-heated hotel in Iceland does the northern lights right
December 30, 2013, 8 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Plopped down in moss-covered lava field, Iceland's ION Luxury Adventure Hotel requires that guests respect the otherworldly landscape that surrounds the property ... and interact with it.
What Yellowstone's geysers can teach us about volcanoes
July 22, 2013, 10:39 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A closer look at the Lone Star Geyser could help scientists predict volcanic eruptions.
Bardessono: California’s first LEED Platinum hotel
September 18, 2012, 2 p.m. by Melissa Hincha-Ownby
The eco-friendly boutique hotel is located in Napa Valley.
The time is now for Big Geothermal
February 15, 2012, 11:53 a.m. by Chris Turner
In North America alone, there is enough energy trapped beneath the Earth's surface to produce 10 times as much electricity as coal currently does. Geothermal power is clean, ubiquitous and reliable. And the technology to harness it is available.
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, say physicists
What's that sound? 7 wildlife calls you might hear in your backyard
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