The first dark sky reserve in the U.S. is a stargazer's paradise
December 29, 2017, 2:23 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Located in Idaho's Sawtooth Mountains, it's the third largest reserve in the world.
Nature Conservancy establishes 24,000-acre California coastal preserve
December 26, 2017, 6:37 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
This unique swath of land is home to many kinds of animals on both land and sea.
The animal inspirations behind the newest 'Star Wars' creatures
December 21, 2017, 12:44 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
From adorable porgs to crystalline foxes, the otherworld species of 'The Last Jedi' have roots here on Earth.
Oldest fossils ever found confirmed to be 3.5 billion years old
December 20, 2017, 3:20 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The finding indicates that life on Earth began much earlier than previously thought.
Award-winning Nat Geo images capture magical moments in nature
December 14, 2017, 1:58 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
From a peeking orangutan to dazzling underwater displays, National Geographic's photo contest offers amazing snapshots.
Cave system in Mexico is filled with creatures that devour methane
December 14, 2017, 9:37 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
This underwater world in the Yucatan Peninsula is an ecosystem fueled by methane.
A 'Last Jedi' battle was filmed on Earth's largest salt flat
December 12, 2017, 1:43 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia is the setting for a pivotal moment in the latest episode of the 'Star Wars' franchise.
Scientists may have unearthed 'permafrost tomb' of ancient Siberian prince
How downsizing and decluttering are fueling the self-storage boom
5 homemade lip scrub recipes
Man's subway knitting session pays off big
These newly discovered 'pelican spiders' resemble pelicans for a good reason
The rusty-spotted cat is the world's smallest (and most adorable) big cat