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.
Coast redwoods: Majestic giants benefit all humankind
June 10, 2010, 7:59 a.m. by Dr. Reese Halter
Ancient trees suck moisture out of fog and support minivan-sized ecosystems. They deserve our respect and protection.
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.
Something very big and very dark punched a hole in our galaxy
A fire chief comforts a dog who refuses to leave his trapped owner's side
Returned to shelter 4 times, 'unmanageable' dog becomes real-life hero
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
13 superfoods you should be eating
Millions of people inhabit this 'hidden continent' that's 94% underwater