Environment

white-throated kingfisher

Field Guides To Bird Feathers: A Next-Level Tool for Birdwatchers

Ever since Roger Tory Peterson came out with the...
algae bloom

Did Tree Roots Trigger Ancient Extinctions?

In Earth's Devonian Period, which lasted from 419 to...
Hiker near the top of Kilimanjaro, with glacier remnant

Africa’s Last Glaciers Will Vanish By 2050, UNESCO Says

The glaciers in a third of UNESCO World Heritage...

Video: Orcas Hunt Great White Sharks in South Africa

Question: What does a marine apex predator that hunts...
devils hole

Cave Pool in Death Valley Works as Worldwide Earthquake Gauge

Deep in the Nevada desert lies a pool of...
death road animals

Bolivia’s ‘Death Road’ Becomes a Haven for Wildlife

An abandoned Bolivian road now brims with wildlife, proving...
A river of plastic garbage in the ocean

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Science Links of the Week

Elks are too smart for their own good: Elk...

Weekend Warm-Up: Treeline

For thousands of years, trees have given us wood...

World’s Largest Fish Hatchery Found off Antarctica

On the sea floor of Antarctica's Weddell Sea, researchers...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Science Links of the Week

What killed these bald eagles? In 1996, something very odd...

In Praise of Anonymity: Publicizing a Beautiful Place Can Lead to Ruin

BY PAT MORROW “An aversion to the beaten track is...

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