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After Decades of War, This Jungle Is Now Open for Exploration loading...
After Decades of War, This Jungle Is Now Open for Exploration
Scientists found rare, and likely new, species while guided through remote Colombia by ex-FARC rebels.
Super Typhoon Mangkhut's Chaos in 13 Dramatic Pictures loading...
Super Typhoon Mangkhut's Chaos in 13 Dramatic Pictures
The Category 5 storm has caused death and chaos in the Philippines and China.
Photos Show the First Impacts of Hurricane Florence loading...
Photos Show the First Impacts of Hurricane Florence
The storm hit the coast of North and South Carolina early this morning, but its dangerous impacts will last well into the weekend.
Nuclear Power Plant Still Threatened by Florence Rainfall loading...
Nuclear Power Plant Still Threatened by Florence Rainfall
Since Fukushima, plant operators have shored up defenses. Will it be enough in the Carolinas?
Forests Are the Forgotten Climate Solution, Experts Say loading...
Forests Are the Forgotten Climate Solution, Experts Say
International environmental groups gathering this week will try to devise a plan to use trees to save the planet.
Tiny U.S. Island is Drowning. Residents Deny the Reason loading...
Tiny U.S. Island is Drowning. Residents Deny the Reason
Water will one day swamp historic Tangier Island, in the Chesapeake Bay. But its inhabitants argue that it's erosion, not climate change.
The Race Is On to Mine the Deep Sea—But Scientists Are Wary loading...
The Race Is On to Mine the Deep Sea—But Scientists Are Wary
Some of the biggest deposits of iron, copper, and rare-earth elements are in the middle of the Pacific. They come at a cost.
This Man Spent 30 Years Solving A Rare Bird’s Murder Mystery loading...
This Man Spent 30 Years Solving A Rare Bird’s Murder Mystery
The Attwater prairie chicken has been on the verge of extinction for decades. Now it has one more chance.
Wildfire Smoke Makes Seattle and Portland World's Dirtiest Cities loading...
Wildfire Smoke Makes Seattle and Portland World's Dirtiest Cities
For now, two of America's cleanest cities have dirtier air than the the most polluted cities in Asia.
Hawaii Battens the Hatches for Hurricane Lane loading...
Hawaii Battens the Hatches for Hurricane Lane
Hurricane Lane, a rare storm expected to hit the Hawaiian Islands this week, could cause heavy steam and rockslides on active Mt. Kilauea.
California Fires Keep Burning. What Does It Take to Stop Them? loading...
California Fires Keep Burning. What Does It Take to Stop Them?
More humans plus drier weather equals more fires.
Hawaii Enlists Urchins to Help Corals Resist Algae Invasion loading...
Hawaii Enlists Urchins to Help Corals Resist Algae Invasion
In Kane'ohe Bay, invasive algae was smothering coral reefs. But scientists have found a clever new way to clean them up.

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