Why hydrangeas and the Azores are inextricably linked
June 28, 2019, 8:27 a.m. by Angela Nelson
This archipelago off the coast of Portugal is home to some of the most gorgeous — and most plentiful — hydrangeas in the world.
Winning Nat Geo photos reveal nature and humanity at their finest
June 18, 2019, 2:20 p.m. by Sarah Hicks
The 2019 National Geographic Travel Photo Contest focuses on nature, cities and people. Here are the stunning winners.
Why the extinction of nearly 600 plant species in 250 years is a big deal
June 11, 2019, 11:04 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Researchers say the real number is likely much higher.
More U.S. cities push to decriminalize magic mushrooms
June 5, 2019, 9:47 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
It's an indication of growing support for the psychedelic drug, psilocybin.
Minnesota will pay homeowners to make their lawns bee-friendly
June 5, 2019, 9:21 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Plan rewards those who replace lawns with wildflowers, clover and native grasses.
The story behind kudzu, the vine that's still eating the South
May 15, 2019, 3:55 p.m. by Catie Leary
These surreal leafy figures may be fascinating, but their comical appearance belies a sobering ecological reality.
How my son and I took our love of nature and turned it into a book
May 11, 2019, 9:32 a.m. by Stacy Tornio
Writer Stacy Tornio didn't think she'd get such an enthusiastic response from her son Jack about writing a book.
This woman lives with 9 fluffy Newfoundlands
What does Mercury in retrograde mean?
The Inuit have a simple way of teaching their children how to control anger
Fireflies! 12 things you didn't know about lightning bugs
What would Earth look like if all the ice melted?
Astonished divers come across a massive jellyfish off the coast of England