Visiting a park can make you as happy as Christmas
August 22, 2019, 8:06 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
That upbeat mood can last as long as 4 hours.
Proposal to mine near Okefenokee Swamp raises old fears
August 20, 2019, 8:27 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Environmental advocates worry that mining could permanently impact the swamp.
After deadly season, new rules would limit who can climb Mount Everest
August 19, 2019, 10:51 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Hundreds of hikers battle altitude sickness and frostbite as they wait in line to summit.
White raven sightings keep Vancouver Island mystery alive
August 14, 2019, 3:46 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
The striking birds are spotted occasionally, but they don't seem to stay for long.
Heat wave hits Greenland, melting 11 billion tons of ice
August 8, 2019, 2:44 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Greenland's ice sheet is melting fast due to the same weather that recently baked Europe.
This woodpecker loves a good wildfire, but megafires? Not so much
August 7, 2019, 12:40 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Black-backed woodpeckers love burned-out forests, but mega-fires are changing their lives.
White rhinos team up to save subspecies from brink of extinction
August 5, 2019, 10:54 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Researchers hope these rhinos could serve as surrogate mothers, saving the northern white rhino subspecies.
Baby spiders are born with big eyes, just like puppies are born with big feet
August 3, 2019, 9:09 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
With huge eyes in tiny bodies, baby jumping spiders have high-quality vision.
Community responds to vandalism in cow tunnel with beautiful mural
July 30, 2019, 10:38 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
It's impressive what teamwork, cleaning and some artwork can do.
Every solar system model you've seen is wrong
What is a 'rainbow' baby?
What's that sound? 7 wildlife calls you might hear in your backyard
12 human foods dogs can eat and 5 they shouldn't
13 natural solutions for killing and deterring ants
Minnesota will pay homeowners to make their lawns bee-friendly