Geographic features responsible for biodiversity also shape human languages.
A new book pays tribute to Ansel Adams and the wilderness area in California that is named for him.
There's no bubbling pool of lava under the world's liveliest volcanoes, but rather magma in cold storage, waiting for a splash of heat to wake up.
Boom, zap, pow! Who needs superheroes to move mountains, when lightning does the job just fine?
When a helicopter pilot needed to alert several Mount Rainier campers that a deadly attacker was on the run, he used a low-tech solution: coffee cups.
Pointing out faults is a good thing when it comes to earthquake warnings.
Like the Sound of Music's Von Trapp family, plants may be able to hide away from a warming climate in the mountains.