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Obama's use of executive powers to create three new national monuments points to different views about Western land. Is it sacred or a commodity?
Plastic roads last three times longer than asphalt roads, claim designers, and can be assembled in weeks from prefabbed sections.
Sixth extinction: Human beings are currently causing the greatest mass extinction of species since the extinction of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago, says a new study.
Scientists have discovered a new DNA technology that could help crack down on the illegal trade that is destroying the African elephant population.
Zorica Rebernik, obsessed with the red color, drinks coffee in her house in the village of Breze near Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Oct. 16.
A barred owl has reportedly swooped to down to attack the hats and heads of passing joggers in Oregon.
New research shows how termite mounds aerate the soil, helping to buffer grassland from the effects of climate change and slow the pace of desertification.
Puppy sized jackrabbits are descending on Fargo N.D. by the hundreds causing problems for local residents.
India, home to 70 percent of the world's tigers, saw a notable increase in the tiger population in the last three years. Why?
Marine scientists have not yet determined how to prevent devastating coral bleaching events, but researchers have identified predictors of resilience that could inform reef conservation planning.
Dozens of manatee strandings have been reported in Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas in recent years. Researchers are expanding a manatee sighting network to collect more data on the sea cows as their population grows and spreads.
A recent spike of earthquakes in the Northwest raises fears the next one could be the big one.
The video of a monkey in India patiently and persistently working to revive a fellow monkey has gone viral. Check out this and other animal rescue stories.
Check out this video taken at the Taipei Zoo of one tortoise helping another get back on its feet
Nicaraguan residents and tourists worked throughout the day Friday to rescue a 60-foot blue whale stuck on a beach.
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