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Nature Conservancy establishes 24,000-acre California coastal preserve

10 naturally pink lakes

Winning photos capture awe-inspiring moments of science

Trump reduces Bears Ears land by 80 percent

Before the fire: Capturing the beauty of Columbia River Gorge

'Humongous fungus' fascinates researchers

5 things to know about Australia's mystical Uluru

82-year-old becomes oldest ever to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail

When deer meets fox, a cuddly mystery unfolds

How Iceland is regrowing forests destroyed by the Vikings

Iditarod sled dogs embroiled in doping scandal

Watch Qiantang River's tidal bore crash against the shore