California's monarch butterfly population drops 86% in single year
January 2, 2019, 3:20 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The Xerces Society's annual count isn't over yet, but early indications aren't looking good.
The North Atlantic right whale could be extinct in 20 years
January 2, 2019, 10:47 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
19 of the 450 remaining whales died from 2017-2018, pushing the species even closer to the edge of extinction.
How Colin O'Brady walked across Antarctica without any help at all
December 28, 2018, 5:01 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The incredible solo trek took nearly 2 months and spanned 932 miles.
This spooky deep-sea fish haunts the ocean floor off the coast of Rhode Island
December 27, 2018, 12:59 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
NOAA captured footage of this ghost-like fish in 2013.
PAWS Act pulls pets of domestic violence victims into the safety net
December 27, 2018, 8:11 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The PAWS Act helps survivors of domestic abuse and their pets find safe spaces with the aid of federal money.
At least this year wasn't as bad as A.D. 536 — the worst year in human history
December 26, 2018, 11:28 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
What made A.D. 536 so awful for humans? We lost the sun.
This ice-filled crater on Mars is a winter wonderland
December 22, 2018, 10:16 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Mars' Korolev crater is a well-preserved crater permanently filled with ice.
In memory of species declared extinct in 2018 — plus one we've already lost in 2019
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This puppy literally fell from the sky
Finally answered! Which came first, the chicken or the egg?