The carbon credit value of Pacific Northwest old-growth forests
June 11, 2010, 11:42 a.m. by Dr. Reese Halter
Ancient Pacific Northwest forests are vitally important in combating global warming, providing fresh water and medicines to fight cancers.
Mountain goats are nature's finest high-elevation critters
June 10, 2010, 12:56 p.m. by Dr. Reese Halter
This beauty of a beast is the hardiest land animal on the continent.
The key to life on Earth is understanding biodiversity
June 9, 2010, 6:28 a.m. by Dr. Reese Halter
Conservation biologists are charged with maintaining the rich genetic tapestry of life -- our grandchildren's legacy.
Hummingbirds are nature's most perfect helicopters
June 8, 2010, 1:30 p.m. by Dr. Reese Halter
Hummingbirds are often heard well before they are seen -- a welcome harbinger of spring and summer.
A giant-leafed plant from Pacific Northwest offers potent medicine
June 3, 2010, 10:19 a.m. by Dr. Reese Halter
Native Americans have been using devil's club to successfully treat sickness for thousands of years.
McKibben raps about life on a new planet called 'Eaarth'
May 4, 2010, 5:24 p.m. by Karl Burkart
According to America's leading climate scientist, 'connectedness' may be the one resource that gets us through a planetary crisis of biblical proportions.
Museum unpaves parking lot to create urban wilderness
April 23, 2010, 2:59 p.m. by Siel Ju
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles plans to reclaim 3.5 acres for a green space that citizen-scientists can use to study urban ecology.
11 things humans do that dogs hate
6 surprising foods that stain teeth plus 6 that will clean and whiten them
A destructive species is making its way across the East Coast
59 endearing names for baby animals
Synchronized fireflies gather for a 'rave' in the Great Smoky Mountains
What's that sound? 7 wildlife calls you might hear in your backyard