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Within a few more decades, dire food shortages may lead to global-scale conflict, warns a top plant scientist.
Want to help eliminate waste from landfills? Tara explains how you can make your own compost bin right in your backyard.
Climate change and past forest management methods may be to blame for bigger and more frequent flames.
The Khumbu Icefall is a chaotic jumble of house-sized ice boulders set with a hair trigger that must be traversed to climb the world's highest mountain.
New research into the height of a very remote Andean plateau reveals just the latest surprise from the Earth's second-greatest mountain belt.
The 217.78 gram (7.68 oz.) nugget is a single, intact gold crystal.
A new method extracts high-tech metals from common seafloor ores.
The tweets of Puerto Rico's unofficial mascot, the common coqui frog, became higher pitched during the past two decades, while the animals grew shorter. Continue reading →
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