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Rotting Wood Responsible for Sand Dune Holes?

August 21, 2014 - 12:16pm
Decomposing trees and homes may be responsible for the sand dune hole that swallowed a boy in June 2013.
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Your Shot Pictures: Wildfires From the Front Lines

August 21, 2014 - 6:16am
Catch a glimpse of wildfires from a rare perspective, as firefighters open a window into their world.
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Grand Canyon on the Precipice

August 20, 2014 - 3:46pm
Plans to build a gondola to the floor of the Grand Canyon reveal tensions between park protection and public access, as well as competing ideas of sacred space.
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Undocumented Children: Unwanted, Say Manassas, Virginia, Officials

August 20, 2014 - 12:16pm
Stress on schools, social services is making city of Manassas a battleground once again.
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Christopher Golden: Health of Planet, People Linked

August 20, 2014 - 11:01am
Madagascar researcher Christopher Golden finds surprising connections between the environment and humans.
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Schoolkids Write Book to Help Save Rhinos

August 20, 2014 - 11:01am
A PTA mom/journalist tells how an Indonesian rhino became the hero of a book by elementary schoolchildren in Brooklyn, New York.
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California Drought Launches New Gold Rush

August 20, 2014 - 10:01am
With California rivers low, professional and hobbyist miners uncover more metals through panning, sniping, and prospecting.
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Shark Pictures: A Toothy Grin, Baby Pictures, and a Prickly Snout

August 19, 2014 - 2:46pm
Take a peek at some familiar, and not-so-familiar, sharks-from great whites to sawsharks to Greenland sharks.
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Minke Whales Feast Under Antarctic Ice, Study Finds

August 19, 2014 - 1:31pm
Minke whales feast under Antarctic sea ice with frequent gulps of krill-laden water, study finds.
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Wildfires Strike Northwest, Northern California

August 19, 2014 - 1:31pm
The Northwest and northern California have been the center of this year's fire season, despite dry conditions in the Southwest.
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New Flying Reptile Found in "Unprecedented" Pterosaur Boneyard

August 19, 2014 - 10:01am
A huge boneyard of 47 pterosaur fossils has revealed a new species and unprecedented insight into the lifestyles of the ancient flying beasts.
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101-Year-Old Farmer Honored for 84 Years of Weather Observations

August 19, 2014 - 5:01am
Richard Hendrickson of Long Island has been collecting valuable citizen science since long before the term was invented.
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Vaquita Porpoise Faces Imminent Extinction—Can It Be Saved?

August 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
A scientific team commissioned by Mexico says vaquitas could be extinct by 2018 if gillnetting isn't banned immediately.
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International Panel Clears Untested Ebola Drugs as Death Toll Hits 1,000

August 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
World Health Organization says untested drugs may help the fight against the deadly Ebola disease in West Africa.
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5 Key Threats to California From Climate Change

August 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
California is threatened by drought, wildfires, smog, diseases, storms, and loss of native fish.
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Pictures: World Elephant Day

August 18, 2014 - 7:01am
Our relationship with elephants—from circus entertainers to loggers to black market bounties-is often complex, if not cruel.
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Google Doodle Honors 2014 Perseid Meteor Shower

August 17, 2014 - 6:46am
The Perseids meteor shower is set to peak on August 12, but it may have to battle a bright moon.
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World Health Organization to Ethicists: Should We Use Experimental Ebola Drugs?

August 16, 2014 - 6:16am
Use of an untested Ebola drug stirs the ethics debate on whether experimental therapies can be used in Africa.
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Beleaguered Firefighters Turn to New Technology

August 15, 2014 - 2:16pm
In the face of increasingly devastating wildfires in the arid West, firefighters are turning to new technology.
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Will Atlantic Ocean Oil Prospecting Silence Endangered Right Whales?

August 15, 2014 - 2:16pm
Companies have been cleared to seek seismic noise permits in the Atlantic, but ocean researchers fear for whales.
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