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Made famous in the movie Finding Nemo, a sea devil is caught on film for the first time.
During Manatee Awareness Month, we take a look at how the docile aquatic mammal inspired mermaid myths around the world.
India's new leader talks about protecting nature, but what will he do about global warming?
Sky-watchers can follow the moon on a tour of night-sky treasures.
INTERPOL's new initiatives highlight the seriousness and scope of environmental crime.
With Lake Powell, the Colorado River reservoir, at historic lows, kayakers have new channels to explore. But alarm about drought in the West is rising.
Counties are important in giving the English "both a self-identity and a way of being known," author says.
Creatures like crabs, butterflies, snakes, and octopuses sense the world in unusual ways.
We mined our archive for decades' worth of great pictures showing food, friends, and family.
As archaeologists dig deeper into the burial mound, ancient sources tell a tale of family drama and palace intrigue.
The World Parks Congress drew 6,000 delegates to Australia. Here's what we learned.
About 2,000 of the wild animals have adapted to life in the Windy City, new images and tracking data reveal.
If you give a squirrel a GoPro, he's going to have some fun before he gives it back.
A volcano awakens, scientists spin a massive cosmic web, and NASA's Mars rover continues to climb Mount Sharp.
Astronomers thought they'd figured out where giant clusters of old stars come from. Hubble images have sent them back to the drawing board.
Consumer confusion and reluctance to eat something that might have gone bad leads to millions of tons of good food being thrown away.
As U.S. secretary of the interior, Sally Jewell, heads an agency responsible for managing energy and water resources on public lands and trust commitments to Native Americans.
Some parts of western New York are getting more than eight feet of snow in two days.
It's all hands (and paws) on deck when it comes to the poaching crisis in Africa.
For Sebastián García Iglesias, the ghosts of his ancestors are stitched to the tapestry of the land they pioneered.