Ohio lost a third of its butterflies in 21 years — and it probably isn't alone
July 18, 2019, 3:30 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The decline of Ohio's butterflies likely reflects a broader crisis for a wide range of insects, researchers say.
Arctic fox astounds scientists by walking 2,100 miles in 76 days
July 2, 2019, 2:38 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The young female set a new speed record for her species.
After 14 months without tourists, Kauai's North Shore tests the waters again
June 21, 2019, 12:57 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The Hawaiian island has reopened its northern coast to tourists, but with new restrictions meant to protect local communities and wildlife.
Camera trap captures rare high-definition photos of a jaguar in the wild
June 20, 2019, 9 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The jaguar crept past a camera trap set up to record the elusive cats in a French Guiana rainforest.
Does an empty baseball field really need outdoor lighting all night?
June 15, 2019, 9:20 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The International Dark-Sky Association has a few ideas to reduce light pollution from sports facilities.
The earliest sunrise of the year isn't on the summer solstice
June 10, 2019, 8:25 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The year's earliest sunrise occurs before the summer solstice, while the latest sunset falls afterward.