This Just In
Sep 5, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Dan Nosowitz, Modern Farmer
As cannabis becomes a legitimate, legal, and highly profitable crop, scientists are finally beginning to analyze and understand it. Continue reading →
Sep 4, 2015 09:36 AM ET // Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor
Denali — the tallest peak in North America — not only has a new name (or, more accurately, its old name), but a new official height.
Sep 3, 2015 04:57 PM ET // Andrea Thompson, Climate Central
Arctic sea ice is nearing its annual summer minimum extent, which should be among the 4 lowest, driven by global warming. Continue reading →
Sep 3, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Despite penury and isolation, Iran has launched its most ambitious environmental project ever in hopes of saving the world’s sixth largest salt lake and its wildlife. Continue reading →
Sep 3, 2015 01:47 PM ET // AFP
A massive earthquake up to magnitude 9.2 strikes the Pacific coast on average every 243 years -- and it's been 315 since the last one. Continue reading →
Sep 3, 2015 07:07 AM ET // staff
We're outnumbered -- that comes to 422 trees per human being. But their numbers are dwindling.
Sep 2, 2015 04:34 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
This year's El Niño is historically powerful, after unprecedented changes related to global warming, according to the World Meteorological Organization. Continue reading →
Sep 2, 2015 01:49 PM ET // Andrea Thompson, Climate Central
'Grey swan' hurricanes, those without precedent but that could be predicted, could be more likely with global warming. Continue reading →
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