Nuns Resurrect Endangered Salamanders in First-of-its-Kind Conservation Effort loading...
Nuns Resurrect Endangered Salamanders in First-of-its-Kind Conservation Effort
This may be the first time a religious group has been involved in amphibian breeding program, an expert says.
What Is Hogweed, the Invading Plant That Burns and Blinds? loading...
What Is Hogweed, the Invading Plant That Burns and Blinds?
The striking plant was brought to North America to decorate gardens and arboretums, but now officials are working to wipe it out.
These 38 Coral Reefs Are Thriving, Despite Threats loading...
These 38 Coral Reefs Are Thriving, Despite Threats
A new study found oases of resilient coral reefs around the world that are beating the odds against warming, pollution, and other impacts.
Rare Manta Ray Nursery Discovered loading...
Rare Manta Ray Nursery Discovered
Off the coast of Texas, a coral reef houses a vibrant nursery ground where young manta rays grow up.
Python Swallows Woman Whole—What Experts Say About the Rare Attack loading...
Python Swallows Woman Whole—What Experts Say About the Rare Attack
Development in their native habitat might be influencing their behavior, but humans have a history of conflict with snakes.
No, World Cup Fans Didn't Trigger an Earthquake. Here's Why loading...
No, World Cup Fans Didn't Trigger an Earthquake. Here's Why
Mexico's win over Germany rocked Mexico City. But not literally.
Searching for Elusive Green Sea Turtles in the Persian Gulf loading...
Searching for Elusive Green Sea Turtles in the Persian Gulf
Scientists are trying to solve riddles about where and how green sea turtles live in the Middle East, one of the world's least-understood turtle populations.
Marine Protected Areas Are Important. But Are They Working? loading...
Marine Protected Areas Are Important. But Are They Working?
The world won't meet international ocean conservation targets by 2020, so a team of scientists is looking at what's next for saving our seas.
Where Did Soccer Start? Archaeology Weighs In loading...
Where Did Soccer Start? Archaeology Weighs In
“The idea of the team sport was invented in Mesoamerica.”
The Ocean Is Getting More Acidic—What That Actually Means loading...
The Ocean Is Getting More Acidic—What That Actually Means
Thanks to carbon emissions, the ocean is changing, and that is putting a whole host of marine organisms at risk. These scientists are on the front lines.
Vintage Photos Show the World's Love of Soccer loading...
Vintage Photos Show the World's Love of Soccer
See people around the globe enjoying this beloved sport through timeless photos from our archives.
These Are the First Jaguars Born in This Argentinian Wetland in Over a Century loading...
These Are the First Jaguars Born in This Argentinian Wetland in Over a Century
A pair of cubs was born in Iberá National Park, and scientists are aiming to be as minimally invasive in their lives as possible.

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