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Five Myths About New U.S. Climate Plan: What You May Not Know
Conservation group recants death report, but says another lion was indeed killed.
An author shares his passion for the sport as well as his list of the top five waves.
Oxford's Brent Stapelkamp says collar data suggests the lion is "alive and well."
Indian Ocean debris moves in predictable patterns and confirms searchers are looking in the right spot for the missing plane.
After a trophy hunter killed one of Africa’s most famous lions, interest in conservation soared.
Maps. They’ve been around longer than photographs. They’ve defined empires,guided explorers, told stories, and captured the imagination of many a hopeful traveler for years. While most appreciate the beauty and power of a good map, few recognize the dynamic and vital applications they have today.
These Bizarre Fungi Resemble Corpse Fingers, UFOs, Tongues
Slather on some sunscreen, pull up a deck chair, and catch some rays while you enjoy these classics from our archives.
As the Clean Power Plan aims to tamp down emissions from the nation's power plants, coal-dependent states face big decisions.
Cecil the lion's killing sparks an evaluation of the country’s hunting and conservation programs.
The United Nations released projections of global population growth over the coming century. In the year 2100, the world’s demographics will look very different from today’s.
After a month of rockfalls, climbers are reminded that rock solid sometimes isn’t solid enough.
New Horizons says goodbye to Pluto while satellites circling the Earth spy a cool collection of snow-covered volcanoes.
A demand for vulture parts in witchcraft, as well as poisoning and urbanization, has caused a nearly 90 percent decline in the scavengers' populations.
"Large, powerful, but regal," Cecil was known for being comfortable around humans—and simply for having a name, say those that knew him.
The Philae probe, which bounce-landed on a comet last year, has phoned home its findings.
Golden jackals of Africa and Eurasia are actually two distantly related species—and one is a new species of wolf, a new study shows.
A naval disaster that killed some 900 men aboard the U.S.S. Indianapolis happened 70 years ago Thursday.