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Emperor penguin. Photo David Herraez Calzada

It’s World Penguin Day!

Today, April 25, marks World Penguin Day — an...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Science Links of the Week

Elks are too smart for their own good: Elk...

Natural Wonders: Microbursts

A microburst is an incredible yet very dangerous phenomenon...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
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Shark Kills Swimmer, Media Demonizes Sharks; Who’s Attacking Who?

Yesterday, a fatal shark attack in Sydney, Australia captured...
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Sydney Shark Attack Triggers Search, Beach Shutdown

On Thursday, shockwaves rippled through Sydney, Australia, as authorities...

Exploration Mysteries: Crop Circles

Crop circles straddle multiple lines between pseudoscience, folklore, and...

Natural Wonders: Chicama Waves

How exactly do you protect a wave? By prohibiting...

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Natural Wonders: The Tablelands, Gros Morne

The Tablelands in Gros Morne National Park, Canada, is...
Uluru waterfall event, captured on Jan. 31, 2022. Photo: Altair

Rare Rainstorm Creates Waterfalls on Uluru

On January 31, heavy rains pummeled Australia's arid Northern...

The Dog That Climbed 7,100m in the Himalaya, and Other Four-Legged Mascots

Oswald Rodrigo Pereira has returned to Manaslu Base Camp...
Satellite imagery of the world-record-breaking lightning bolt, c. 2020. Image: NOAA

World Record-Long Lightning Bolt Lit Up Three U.S. States

In April 2020, a 768-kilometre lightning bolt split the...

Behind Those Viral Polar Bear Images: Photographer Dmitry Kokh Tells How He Took Them

In the last week, haunting images of polar bears...

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Arctic Hare Travels A Record 388Km

As satellite tracking has become more common, we've learned...

Bear Attack: Never Let Your Guard Down

During a 30-day canoe expedition in Canada's central Labrador...

Natural Wonders: Sprite Lightning

SPRITE is a simple acronym that describes a complicated...
Antarctic Gentoo penguin and chick Photo Arne Beruldsen

Scientists Discover New Gentoo Penguin Colony in Antarctica

Scientists have discovered a newly established colony of 75...

World’s Largest Fish Hatchery Found off Antarctica

On the sea floor of Antarctica's Weddell Sea, researchers...

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