NOAA satellites helped save 253 lives in the United States in 2013.
Is there a such thing as an easy way to get across one of the world's most hostile environments?
Alaska State Troopers believe a boy died after falling into a hole in a glacier, known as a moulin. A moulin forms when melt water on the surface of a glacier eats a hole into the ice. ->
The U.S. Forest Service is in a tough spot. They haven't the money or ecological reasons to follow Smokey Bear's fore suppression message advice to the letter. Nor can they easily let fires burn. Maybe it's time for a little less Smokey and a little more Pooh: "Think, think, think." ->
Two scientists rafting down an Arctic river in Alaska discovered an almost complete 40,000-year-old steppe bison skeleton with DNA-rich hair and tendons still attached. ->
Photos with surfers for scale are used to measure breaking waves, but there is a lot of science behind accurately forecasting the wave heights before the surfers arrive on the scene. ->