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Feb 15, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Discovery News
In this collection of our favorite recent shots of Earth: The Southwest heats up, Louisiana gains ground and we get a bird's eye view of the Sydney Opera house. Plus: A 44-square-mile chunk of ice makes a break for it off East Antarctica.
Feb 12, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Humans are throwing enough plastic into the world's oceans to cover Manhattan in coffee stirrers and plastic bags, 34 times over.
Feb 12, 2015 10:05 AM ET
Construction of the hotly debated Keystone XL pipeline has just been approved by the U.S. Congress and will likely be vetoed by President Obama. What's the debate all about? Trace explains.
Feb 2, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Discovery News
This week's top planet news: Icebergs make signature sounds as they break free from glaciers, Boston has a gas problem and a soil sat prepares to launch. Plus: The snowpocalypse that wasn't.
Jan 23, 2015 12:17 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
An underground fire in Australia has been burning continuously since before the Bronze Age. Continue reading →
Jan 14, 2015 12:51 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Destroying forests and intensively farming the land erodes as much soil in a few decades as would naturally erode over thousands of years. Continue reading →
Dec 22, 2014 05:29 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Colorful hot springs in Yellowstone National Park get their hues from good-luck coins tossed into their waters and trash discarded by tourists. Continue reading →
Dec 4, 2014 12:05 PM ET // Stephen Edelstein, Green Car Reports
A plan by the oil lobby details efforts to derail California's clean-energy legislation.
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