Higher than normal wildfire activity is expected across the U.S. West Coast, the Southwest and portions of Idaho and Montana during the summer of 2013.
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Several volcanoes erupted during the first week of May, 2013, including Mount Cleveland, the Mayon Volcano and Popocatépetl.
When biologists realized that flying squirrels were unable to cross over a stretch of highway, they devised a structure to help the squirrels glide across the road.
It might be a noisy spring this year. A large brood of 17-year cicadas is expected in 2013.
Tiny crustaceans that graze on nuisance algae play an important role in protecting seagrass beds, according to a new study.
Landsat satellites have provided a near-continuous record of Earth’s surface seen from space for over 40 years. Newest Landsat launched February 11.
It’s 100 times lighter than a polystyrene foam coffee cup, and has the capacity to soak up environmental pollutants such as toluene and crude oil.
On February 20, 2013, Death Valley National Park earned designation as an International Dark Sky Park for its pristine views of the starry nighttime sky.
Fifty scientists from 17 countries investigated the vital role that wild insects play in crop pollination. They sampled 600 agricultural fields on every continent except Antarctica.
At 62, the Laysan albatross Wisdom is one of the oldest wild birds known to be living in the world today. Yes, her new chick is adorable.