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.
7 people who gave up on civilization to live in the wild
April 16, 2010, 1:06 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The fast pace of life makes many people yearn for nature ... but these folks have taken the concept to the extreme.
'Signing Day' recognizes high school seniors starting jobs, not college
Tortoise 'marriage' ends after 115 years
Honey badger fights leopard to rescue her baby
How a case of mistaken identity saved a wolf from an icy river in Estonia
9 of the world's largest dog breeds
This beautiful photo of the moon is 50,000 images rolled into 1