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Cyclones can be fatal for seabirds, but not in the way you think
An analysis of puffins and other birds could explain mysterious mass die-offs.
Potty-trained cows could seriously help the planet
Ammonia is a big problem for pollution and climate change. But teaching a cow to use the 'MooLoo' could change that.
Australian wildfires fueled an algae bloom bigger than the continent itself
Smoke spread across the Southern Ocean fed iron to the algae, causing a massive boom.
Why Point Reyes’ new land management plan is so controversial
The elk population is in constant tension with the local ranchers who profit off the land.
A rare humpback whale ‘megapod’ was spotted snacking off the Australian coast
The gobble gathering may also be a foreboding sign of climate change.
Humans are pushing into animals’ homes, but nature is as rebellious as ever
Mary Roach on the fuzziest, wildest criminals in the natural world.
Greenland is racking up historic climate events
Historic events are piling up in Greenland, and not in a good way.
Nicholas marks the 14th named storm of 2021—a number we usually hit in November
The storm could bring serious flooding to the Texas and Louisiana coasts in the next 48 hours.
SpaceX’s growing Starbase casts a shadow over Boca Chica
As Elon Musk expands his space flight command center, locals are fed up with the damage on the landscape.
Why Ida drenched the Northeast—and what that means for future storms
As the planet heats up, hurricanes will become more intense.