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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 07:07 AM ET // Discovery.com staff
We're outnumbered -- that comes to 422 trees per human being. But their numbers are dwindling.
Sep 1, 2015 01:30 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A new map shows nearly 65,000 inactive mines--but many more are out there, posing environmental hazards.
Aug 31, 2015 11:50 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
There are a lot more minerals than we know about, thanks to Earth's biological diversity Continue reading →
Aug 31, 2015 04:30 PM ET // Eric Niiler
It’s an ideal laboratory -- or perhaps a harbinger -- of how climate change could affect the rest of the lower 48 states.
Aug 31, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
As much of the U.S. West is experiencing wildfires, learn how these blazes can affect your health.
Aug 26, 2015 04:30 PM ET
The increasing speed of melting glaciers in Greenland is leading to rising sea levels that threaten coastal communities from Florida to Thailand.
Aug 25, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Pollution is getting into one of America's great natural wonders. Continue reading →
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