The growing push to clear forests for palm oil cultivation in Africa may spell doom for that continent's great apes. Continue reading →
A river in China that's normally unpolluted suddenly turned blood red one morning last week.
The feeding grounds of blue whales along the U.S. West Coast overlap dangerously with shipping lanes, placing the behemoths in danger of collisions with ships.
This June was the hottest on record, continuing a 38-year trend.
See how climate change is causing tropical fish to devour undersea forests and the migration of birds. Plus more of our favorite recent Earth shots.
The Costa Concordia has parked at Genoa, Italy to be scrapped.
Late summer will see a return of cyanobacteria, the toxic, oxygen-depleting blue-green slime that has been plaguing Lake Erie in recent years, according to NOAA scientists. Continue reading →
Coral reefs are the rainforests of the ocean, slowly being destroyed. What are these colorful undersea vistas and why does it matter if they live or die? Trace offers some answers.
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