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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.
Can the Ocean Feed a Growing World? loading...
Can the Ocean Feed a Growing World?
Healthy fisheries may be the key to feeding ten billion people-if they're managed correctly.
We Know West Antarctica Is Melting. Is the East In Danger, Too? loading...
We Know West Antarctica Is Melting. Is the East In Danger, Too?
For years, scientists thought that icy, remote East Antarctic glaciers were stable. But that may no longer be the case.
This Island Nation Is Banning Plastic loading...
This Island Nation Is Banning Plastic
Dominica plans to become the world's first climate resilient nation, and banning single-use containers is one step they're taking to get there.
Biodiversity Is In Free Fall. Here’s How We Can Fix It. loading...
Biodiversity Is In Free Fall. Here’s How We Can Fix It.
The tropics are Earth's life support system. Start there.
Why a Quiet Hurricane Season Isn't Necessarily a Good Thing loading...
Why a Quiet Hurricane Season Isn't Necessarily a Good Thing
A warming Arctic may cause storms to track farther west, increasing odds of landfall.
Cracking the Secrets of Old Faithful's Geyser Eggs loading...
Cracking the Secrets of Old Faithful's Geyser Eggs
Researchers get their first look at a geological 'gobstopper' from Yellowstone, which may hold clues about its iconic geyser's past and future.
Here's What's It's Like To Be Inside a Wildfire loading...
Here's What's It's Like To Be Inside a Wildfire
Fires like the ones in California spread far and fast. An expert's best advice: evacuate when you're told.
Deal to Protect Waters Around 'Jurassic Park Island' Falls Through loading...
Deal to Protect Waters Around 'Jurassic Park Island' Falls Through
Costa Rica's government failed to execute a commitment to protect 4,000 square miles around Cocos Island National Park, a critical shark habitat.
Surprising Journey Reveals Dark Side of the Amazon loading...
Surprising Journey Reveals Dark Side of the Amazon
A quest to find his birth parents led Chris Feliciano Arnold on an eye-opening exploration of the Amazon rain forest’s underbelly.
Only One-Eighth of the Ocean is Free of Human Impact loading...
Only One-Eighth of the Ocean is Free of Human Impact
Thirteen percent of the world’s oceans is considered marine wilderness—crucial areas of water mostly undisturbed by humans where biodiversity is able to flourish.

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