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Aug 14, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Parasitic plants and their hosts may use genetic information as a language. Continue reading →
Aug 13, 2014 12:37 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
In 36 city programs there have been zero bike share-related deaths since the first bikes hit the streets in 2007.
Aug 6, 2014 01:01 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Forests are increasingly endangered by problems such as massive wildfires and outbreaks of destructive pests, which are intensifying as the result of climate change. Continue reading →
Jul 30, 2014 01:41 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The growing push to clear forests for palm oil cultivation in Africa may spell doom for that continent's great apes. Continue reading →
Jul 28, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
A river in China that's normally unpolluted suddenly turned blood red one morning last week.
Jul 23, 2014 05:55 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
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.
Jul 22, 2014 03:45 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
This June was the hottest on record, continuing a 38-year trend.
Jul 18, 2014 10:45 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
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.
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