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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.
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.
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.
Why Jack Johnson Sailed The Sargasso Sea Searching For Plastic loading...
Why Jack Johnson Sailed The Sargasso Sea Searching For Plastic
The artist and surfer, who grew up in Hawaii, is driving awareness of ocean pollution.
New Game Asks Players to Clean the Ocean of Plastic loading...
New Game Asks Players to Clean the Ocean of Plastic
It also highlights pressing issues like warming oceans and coral bleaching.
Why This Huge Full Moon Seems to Be Falling From the Sky loading...
Why This Huge Full Moon Seems to Be Falling From the Sky
A video taken near a volcano may look like Hollywood at work, but it’s really a great example of how science can mess with your mind.
Hurricanes Are Moving Slower—And That's a Huge Problem loading...
Hurricanes Are Moving Slower—And That's a Huge Problem
When tropical cyclones slow, they drop far more rain, sparking even more devastating floods. Future climate change is expected to slow them still more.
Reducing Plastic as a Family Is Easy. Here's How. loading...
Reducing Plastic as a Family Is Easy. Here's How.
Choosing a cone, instead of a cup, for your ice cream is one fun tip.
Why Guatemala's Volcano Is Deadlier Than Hawaii's loading...
Why Guatemala's Volcano Is Deadlier Than Hawaii's
More than two dozen were killed by the Fuego volcano's eruption, and experts fear more danger could come.
The Extraordinary Ways Weather Has Changed Human History loading...
The Extraordinary Ways Weather Has Changed Human History
From determining the outcome of wars to wholesale destruction of lives and property, weather affects our lives in a shocking number of ways.
Oldest European Tree Found—And It's Having a Growth Spurt loading...
Oldest European Tree Found—And It's Having a Growth Spurt
A Heldreich's pine discovered in southern Italy has been thriving in a remote part of a national park for 1,230 years.

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