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Oil and Gas Industry Faces Its Methane Problem

December 17, 2014 - 7:31am
An EPA decision on tougher rules is coming, but some companies aren't waiting to tackle emissions.
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Remembering Game Warden Who Brought Rhinos Back From the Brink

December 16, 2014 - 4:46pm
Conservationist Damien Mander reflects on the passing of his mentor, South African game warden Ian Player.
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Why Specks of Land in the South China Sea Are Fueling Tensions Between Beijing and Its Neighbors

December 16, 2014 - 2:16pm
New book reveals that Beijing's claims to the South China Sea are a recent invention.
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Chilean Expedition to Patagonia Aims to Foster Civic Stewardship of the Unique Cape Horn RegionChilean Patagonian Expedition to Foster Stewardship of the Unique Cape Horn Region

December 16, 2014 - 2:16pm
An expedition to southern Patagonia aimed to enlist protectors for the environmentally unrivaled region.
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Mystery Solved? How Butterflies Came to Look Like Dead Leaves

December 16, 2014 - 2:16pm
The secret of how butterflies came to look like leaves may have been revealed, a new study says.
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Rosetta Spacecraft Suggests Asteroids, Not Comets, Birthed Earth's Oceans

December 16, 2014 - 1:01pm
Rosetta spacecraft's latest report shoots down a long-held idea that comets were the original source of Earth's water.
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Bunny-Size Dinosaur Was First of Its Kind in America

December 16, 2014 - 10:31am
Bunny-sized dinosaur was the first of its kind on the continent.
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Mystery Grand Canyon Animal Is a Gray Wolf—Can It Survive?

December 15, 2014 - 4:16pm
An animal spotted this fall on the Kaibab Plateau is a gray wolf from the northern Rockies, says the U.S. government—but can it survive?
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Fish Smell Like the Coral They Eat—Disguise Is New to Science

December 15, 2014 - 1:45pm
Coral-dwelling filefish camouflage themselves by smelling like their prey—a disguise that's new to science.
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Feathered Fossils Give Scaly Dinosaurs a Makeover

December 15, 2014 - 11:16am
Long before flying evolved, dinosaurs flaunted feathers, recent discoveries reveal.
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A Native Daughter Returns to Afghanistan on Daring Mission: Educating Girls

December 14, 2014 - 10:45am
National Geographic Emerging Explorer Shabana Basij-Rasikh wants to revolutionize life in Afghanistan by educating young women. Her first step: a boarding school.
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Astronomers Spy Monster Star Merger on the Move

December 14, 2014 - 8:15am
Before the smashup occurs, take a good look at two stars destined to collide.
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Report Downplays Role of Global Warming in California Drought

December 14, 2014 - 8:15am
Scientists debate whether human-induced climate change is pushing natural variability to the extreme.
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On U.S. Visit, Prince William Takes Aim at Wildlife Trafficking

December 13, 2014 - 8:00am
England's Prince William is putting the spotlight on the black market in wildlife trade during his royal visit to the United States.
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New Doubts About Whether Elephants Can Survive South Sudan's Civil War

December 13, 2014 - 8:00am
Before war broke out in December 2013, things were getting better for South Sudan's elephants, conservationist says.
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5 Sky Events This Week: Jupiter Parties, Geminids Fly, and Saturn Rises

December 12, 2014 - 5:31pm
A medley of starry sights come for stargazers this week, capped by the advent of a winter meteor shower.
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The Energy Boom You Haven't Heard About: Wood Pellets

December 12, 2014 - 4:16pm
The fast-growing energy source is drawing investment-and criticism.
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Locked Away for Years, Skeleton's Secrets Rewrite Prehistory of North America

December 12, 2014 - 4:16pm
The bones of Kennewick Man, found in 1996 but not available for study until 2002, show that he was a long-distance traveler.
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Digging Up Ads From WWII—When They Pushed Products No One Could Buy

December 12, 2014 - 1:46pm
During WWII, advertisers and the U.S. government worked together—to sell products that civilians couldn't buy.
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Victory for Yukon Wilderness Is "Game-Changer"

December 12, 2014 - 12:31pm
Historic ruling protects much of pristine Peel River Watershed.
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