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The Last Passenger Pigeon Died 100 Years Ago Today
Even after the species went extinct, people still reported "seeing" them in the wild.
Abrasive Organic Herbicide Method Blasts Weeds To Death
The herbicide uses some ingredients that sound like they could have come from a gritty face wash.
How Droughts Are Drying Up Your Breakfast
Plus, other environmental issues wreaking havoc on the best meal of the day.
Extreme Drought Is Causing Land In The Western U.S. To Rise Upward
No, you're not getting taller.
Weird Microbes Thrive In Asphalt Lake And Sunless Glacial Water
Life on Earth -- in unexpected places.
What Happens When A Volcano Erupts Under A Glacier?
In Iceland, a question of ice and fire
Antarctica From Pole To Coast In Stunning Detail
A mosaic of more than 3,150 high-resolution satellite images creates the best continent-wide view since 1997.
Extreme Rainfall Is The New Normal, And We’re Not Ready For It
Heavy rains are flooding cities and towns from Nebraska to Michigan to Maine. Is the problem failing infrastructure, global warming...or both?
The Wolf’s Controversial Return To California
Public opinion is divided on how to manage the gray wolf. So what is a government agency to do?
L.A.’s Earthquake Hazard Zone Provides Parks for Rich People
Despite the risks, green spaces around the San Andreas fault draw affluent families, while poor and minority neighborhoods farther away lack parks