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.
Here's What'll Happen When Plate Tectonics Grinds to a Halt loading...
Here's What'll Happen When Plate Tectonics Grinds to a Halt
A new study says we may only have another 1.45 billion years to enjoy the dynamic action of Earth’s geologic engine.
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 Has Lived Off the Grid For 20 Years—Here's How loading...
This Man Has Lived Off the Grid For 20 Years—Here's How
“We want to be that average American icon that says, ‘You can do this.’”
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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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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.
Mass Shark Extinction Triggered by Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid loading...
Mass Shark Extinction Triggered by Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid
By studying fossilized shark teeth, researchers have found that the same asteroid that killed the non-avian dinosaurs laid groundwork for today’s shark species.
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Using first- hand accounts from fire fighters and survivors, this compelling 2 part documentary series delves into the devastating fury of Australian bushfires and the astounding technology that is helping to predict, prevent and fight these violent natural disasters.

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