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An EPA decision on tougher rules is coming, but some companies aren't waiting to tackle emissions.
Conservationist Damien Mander reflects on the passing of his mentor, South African game warden Ian Player.
New book reveals that Beijing's claims to the South China Sea are a recent invention.
An expedition to southern Patagonia aimed to enlist protectors for the environmentally unrivaled region.
The secret of how butterflies came to look like leaves may have been revealed, a new study says.
Rosetta spacecraft's latest report shoots down a long-held idea that comets were the original source of Earth's water.
Bunny-sized dinosaur was the first of its kind on the continent.
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?
Coral-dwelling filefish camouflage themselves by smelling like their prey—a disguise that's new to science.
Long before flying evolved, dinosaurs flaunted feathers, recent discoveries reveal.
National Geographic Emerging Explorer Shabana Basij-Rasikh wants to revolutionize life in Afghanistan by educating young women. Her first step: a boarding school.
Before the smashup occurs, take a good look at two stars destined to collide.
Scientists debate whether human-induced climate change is pushing natural variability to the extreme.
England's Prince William is putting the spotlight on the black market in wildlife trade during his royal visit to the United States.
Before war broke out in December 2013, things were getting better for South Sudan's elephants, conservationist says.
A medley of starry sights come for stargazers this week, capped by the advent of a winter meteor shower.
The fast-growing energy source is drawing investment-and criticism.
The bones of Kennewick Man, found in 1996 but not available for study until 2002, show that he was a long-distance traveler.
During WWII, advertisers and the U.S. government worked together—to sell products that civilians couldn't buy.
Historic ruling protects much of pristine Peel River Watershed.