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Jun 7, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The Chines government is removing the tops of 700 mountains to create 155 square miles of free space to build cities. Continue reading →
Apr 15, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Paul Gabrielsen
Geographic features responsible for biodiversity also shape human languages.
Apr 15, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Discovery News
A new book pays tribute to Ansel Adams and the wilderness area in California that is named for him.
Feb 17, 2014 11:22 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
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.
Oct 28, 2013 10:50 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Boom, zap, pow! Who needs superheroes to move mountains, when lightning does the job just fine?
Jan 6, 2012 03:57 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
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.
Nov 19, 2010 06:10 PM ET // Tim Wall
Pointing out faults is a good thing when it comes to earthquake warnings.
Nov 12, 2010 07:00 AM ET // Tim Wall
Like the Sound of Music's Von Trapp family, plants may be able to hide away from a warming climate in the mountains.