Natural History

Natural Wonders: Chicama Waves

How exactly do you protect a wave? By prohibiting...

Natural Wonders: The Tablelands, Gros Morne

The Tablelands in Gros Morne National Park, Canada, is...
Uluru waterfall event, captured on Jan. 31, 2022. Photo: Altair

Rare Rainstorm Creates Waterfalls on Uluru

On January 31, heavy rains pummeled Australia's arid Northern...
Satellite imagery of the world-record-breaking lightning bolt, c. 2020. Image: NOAA

World Record-Long Lightning Bolt Lit Up Three U.S. States

In April 2020, a 768-kilometre lightning bolt split the...

Arctic Hare Travels A Record 388Km

As satellite tracking has become more common, we've learned...

Bear Attack: Never Let Your Guard Down

During a 30-day canoe expedition in Canada's central Labrador...

Natural Wonders: Sprite Lightning

SPRITE is a simple acronym that describes a complicated...

World’s Largest Fish Hatchery Found off Antarctica

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

Natural Wonders: Fogbows

In the rainbow family, the fogbow is an outcast....

Gates of Hell to be Sealed

President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov of Turkmenistan has delivered some bittersweet...

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

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
antarctic ice shelves

Live, Ancient Creatures Found in Pitch Black ‘Oasis’ Beneath Antarctic Shelf

Floating atop Antarctica’s Weddell Sea in 2018, a team...

Natural Wonders: Light Pillars

On a cold and clear winter night, you might...

Science Links of the Week

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

Natural Wonders: Lac de Gafsa

In 2014, a miracle occurred in southwestern Tunisia. It...

Science Links of the Week

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

Natural Wonders: Pink Lakes

You are probably wondering if these images are Photoshopped....

Sampling Alice in Wonderland’s Magic Mushroom

In the remote village of Uelen in Siberia’s Chukotka,...

Science Links of the Week

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

Natural Wonders: The Aral Sea

What was once the greatest pride of Central Asia...

Science Links of the Week

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

Natural Wonders: Pyrosomes

Pyrosomes are often called the "unicorns of the sea"....

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