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The Aral Sea is just one of several iconic inland bodies of water across the world that is now receding drastically. Continue reading →
A prehistoric catastrophe may explain how the curious Tava sandstone in the Rocky Mountains may its way into much older granite rock.
See images shot by a hiker trapped on the top of Mount Ontake, the Japanese volcano that erupted on Sept. 27.
For all the talk of 2012's Hurricane Sandy being a superstorm, a new report warns that a future repeat of the hurricane that struck New York City in 1821 would be far more devastating. Continue reading →
At least 31 hikers have been found lifeless near the peak of Mount Ontake after Saturday's volcanic eruption.
Newly discovered deep-ocean features are being detailed in 3-D maps as scientists search for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.
Leaders from 27 nations and representatives of big companies signed a historic pact to stop deforestation by 2030, but one crucial player -- Brazil -- is notably absent. Continue reading →
Dust from the Sahara blows minerals from fish fossils across the Atlantic and helps plants grow in the Amazon rainforest.
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