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Cold weather is the best time to look at—and photograph—the night sky
Grab your coat and your camera, then head out under the stars.
Glacier-dwelling bacteria thrive on chemical energy derived from rocks and water
Who needs sunlight? Not these microbes.
6 memorable environmental stories from 2020
We’re glad to see this year go, but here are a few articles that we’ll remember fondly.
A climate anomaly may have worsened the 1918 pandemic and WWI
Climate and infectious diseases have always been intertwined.
How raging wildfires create hellish skies across the country
The strange effect is now creeping over to the East Coast.
Climate change probably contributed to the woolly rhino’s rapid demise
The fuzzy blonde Pleistocene animals couldn't stand the heat.
The polar vortex is bringing snow to the US this weekend, because chaos loves company
The polar vortex is swooping in to cool down our spring.
How did ancient frogs move between America and Australia? Easy: They hopped across Antarctica.
40 million-year-old fossils reveal a ribbiting history.
Will social distancing sidetrack the climate movement?
The 50th anniversary of Earth Day was supposed to be one of the biggest US climate marches yet. Now organizers are scrambling to find ways to protest online.
COVID-19 has cut air pollution in some countries—but will this blip make a difference?
What this means for the climate depends on what we do after the pandemic ends.