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A new study projects increases in burning across the U.S. West and Canada. It suggests large fires – such those we’ve seen recently in California – may become more common.
“Until now we didn’t really know where people were fishing in vast swaths of the ocean …”
Another piece in the puzzle of how these wrinkled, hairless, buck-toothed creatures live such long and cancer-free lives.
If there were no leap years, eventually February would be a summer month for the Northern Hemisphere. 2018 isn’t a leap year, but 2020 will be.
A lack of precipitation across the southern and western United States has led to growing drought this winter.
Octopuses and cuttlefish have an amazing defense tactic. They can erect 3D spikes from their skin, hold them for an hour, then retract them and swim away.
Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra erupted violently on February 19, 2018. See video of the dramatic first moments of the eruption.
Narwhals are among the ocean’s most elusive creatures. But new research may shed light on where these enigmatic marine mammals like to congregate.
Global sea level rise has been accelerating in recent decades, rather than increasing steadily, according to a new study based on 25 years of NASA and European satellite data.
Like all worlds orbiting suns, our planet Earth casts a shadow. Here are some times to look for it.
Mars at western quadrature March 24