Big bird news! A consortium of 200 scientists in 20 countries has released its first results on the origins and diversity of birds. Overview plus video here.
Songbirds and other birds sprang from dinosaurs, too. But new work indicates that chickens and turkeys are genetically closest to their dino ancestors.
High plains storms. The opening is brilliant …. the end is awesome. (You’ll like the rest too.) Video by Nicolaus Wegner.
“Nights like these are almost to good to be true.” See this touching, just-released video.
Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count starts December 14 and runs through January 5. It’s free and anyone can participate, but you have to sign up in advance. Here’s how.
Despite warm waters in the equatorial Pacific Ocean, the latest update from NOAA explains why El Nino has still not fully developed.
Video capture by a drone of dense fog with zero visibility on Tuesday, December 9, in Dallas, Texas. Amazing visuals!
Every so often, the International Space Station (ISS) becomes visible in your night sky. Here’s how you can spot it.
Glacier melt means rats can reach bird nests on South Georgia, an island north of Antarctica and east of the Falklands. What to do? Send in helicopters!
The year’s shortest day comes at the winter solstice. But, for the Northern Hemisphere, the earliest sunsets are in early December.