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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.
Jul 27, 2014 08:45 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The Costa Concordia has parked at Genoa, Italy to be scrapped.
Jul 15, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
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 →
Jul 10, 2014 01:05 PM ET
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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