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 2018-07-05 21:00 

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A Running List of How Trump Is Changing the Environment...

The Trump administration has promised vast changes to U.S. science and environmental policy—and we're tracking them here as they happen....

 2018-07-05 20:00 

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5 Reasons to Like the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

It keeps a lot of dangerous stuff from being dumped in our air, water, and land....

 2018-06-30 04:01 

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Living Fireworks, These Animals Produce Light Shows with Their Bodies...

A variety of animals produce bioluminescent light, creating signals that can be used for mating and communication....

 2018-06-29 21:53 

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Rule to Allow Hunting Could Doom Rare Red Wolves...

Wildlife experts aren't keen on a plan by the government to allow private landowners to shoot wolves living on their land....

 2018-06-29 20:32 

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Learning to Love Dogs in Kigali...

Rwandans are embracing dogs as pets in spite of the country's dark canine history....

 2018-06-29 19:00 

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The Last Cowboys: A Cattle-Ranching Family Fights to Survive...

Bucking broncs, drought, and tourism are just a few challenges for the Wright family's 150-year-old way of life....

 2018-06-29 15:26 

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Headless Pompeii Victim Wasn't Crushed to Death, After All...

A surprising new discovery reveals the truth about what really happened to an unfortunate man in 79 A.D....

 2018-06-28 21:17 

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Why This Zoo Lion Killed a Lost Water Bird...

When a heron inexplicably ended up in the lion enclosure, the big cat's instincts sprung into action....

 2018-06-28 20:54 

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What's Giving Some Beachgoers Rashes? Get the Facts....

Lifeguards reported this year's first cases of sea lice, which aren't lice at all....

 2018-06-28 18:08 

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Humans Gave Leprosy to Armadillos. Now, They're Giving It Back...

Wild armadillo meat is popular in Brazil, but a new study shows those who eat it put themselves at risk of contracting leprosy....

 2018-06-28 17:17 

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Meet the 'Kickboxing Grannies' of Kenya's Most Dangerous Slum...

A group of grandmothers hailing from Korogocho have come together to protect and empower themselves and their community....

 2018-06-28 16:29 

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Gorgeous Panoramic Paintings of National Parks Now Online...

The iconic illustrations by Austrian artist Heinrich Berann have been digitized in high resolution for the first time, three decades after they were created....

 2018-06-27 17:00 

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Right Stuff for Life Found on Small Saturn Moon...

Data from a dead spacecraft suggest that this world may be the best place besides Earth for life as we know it....

 2018-06-27 15:34 

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Coldest Place on Earth Found—Here's How...
 2018-06-27 15:16 

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Why These Leopard Sisters Are Mating With the Same Male...

This unusual arrangement was likely the result of the two females coincidentally going into heat at the same time....

 2018-06-27 13:50 

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19 Eel Smugglers Sentenced, But Lucrative Trade Persists...

With prices for baby eels soaring to a high of nearly $3,000 a pound, illegal traders continue to chance their luck with the police....

 2018-06-27 07:47 

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Tropical Forest Loss Slowed in 2017—To the Second Worst Total Ever...

Brazil and the Democratic Republic of the Congo lost the most; things improved in Indonesia. Here are five takeaways from a new report....

 2018-06-26 19:05 

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Amid a Civil War, These Syrians Keep Dancing...

The group calling themselves 'Dare' says they are using dance as an agent of change in a nation beset by conflict....

 2018-06-26 15:56 

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How Ancient Mummies Helped This Soccer Player Get to the World Cup...

After Paolo Guerrero tested positive for cocaine, scientists used Inca mummies to argue that the result may have been influenced by something else....

 2018-06-25 22:40 

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National Geographic Explorer and Space Architect Dies at 53...

A pioneer in her field, Constance Adams' love of the solar system and Earth fueled her life's work....

 2018-06-25 21:34 

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What Does It Take to Raise a Flamingo?...

A zoo celebrates as its flamingo flock gives birth to five new chicks—but the process is more difficult than it may seem....

 2018-06-25 20:57 

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Birds That Leave Nest Too Late Can Endanger Their Families...

A baby bird's ability to move and its chances of survival are closely tied, a new study finds....

 2018-06-25 20:00 

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Could DNA Testing Reunite Immigrant Families? Get the Facts....

Genetic testing offers a potential solution to the crisis, but logistics and privacy concerns pose major challenges....

 2018-06-23 09:02 

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Meet the Bug That Armors Itself With Shells...

The caddisfly is one of many insects that get creative in shielding themselves from predators....

 2018-06-23 04:01 

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Why the Short-Lived Pony Express Still Fascinates Us...

The Pony Express operated for less than two years, but its legend—burnished by Buffalo Bill Cody—lives on....

 2018-06-22 20:25 

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Here's What Makes a Dripping Faucet Go 'Plink'...

Annoyed by the persistent dripping of water in a bucket, one scientist set out to learn what creates the distinctive sound....

 2018-06-22 19:44 

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Think Your Body Is Infested With Insects? You're Not Alone....

More people are turning to entomologists to diagnose seemingly inexplicable sensations of parasites crawling on their bodies....

 2018-06-22 18:55 

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Could Humans and Dinosaurs Coexist? Here's the Science....

"The dinosaurs would be aliens in our world."...

 2018-06-22 18:38 

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Why These Children Are Forced to Scale a 40-Foot Well...

A short video shows young girls in India climbing into dangerous, deep wells to retrieve worm-infested water....

 2018-06-22 18:23 

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World's Biggest Pig Captured in Rare Video...

The 600-pound giant forest hog is expert at avoiding people, who are increasingly hunting the animal in its African habitat....

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