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Monarchs: Poetry in Motion

It's hard to justly express the magnitude and majesty, the sheer scale of what this experience can be, literally millions of butterflies dancing around you.

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Future offshore drilling could wreak havoc on deep sea ecosystems

Marine scientists say that opening up more areas to drilling means disruption for marine ecosystems and an even greater increased risk for oil spills.

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Tick Season Facts: How to Prevent Parasite-Borne Diseases

Most of the bites that lead to disease come in the spring and summer seasons, and more people are moving to tick territory.

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Huge solar storm set to slam Earth tomorrow | Daily Mail Online

The storm was created by a solar flare - a large explosion in the sun's atmosphere - which generated charged particles, according to the Washington, DC-based NOAA.

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What scientists found trapped in a diamond: a type of ice not known on Earth - Orlando Sentinel

Trapped in the rigid structure of diamonds formed deep in the Earth’s crust, scientists have discovered a form of water ice that was not previously known to occur naturally on our planet.

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Green Rankings - Top 10 US Companies for Environmental Performance

Newsweek Green Rankings are one of the most recognized measures of corporate environmental performance and responsibility. Find out the top 10 US companies.

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Artist Ai Weiwei visited Puerto Rico as part of research into mass migration

The artist was drawn to Puerto Rico because more than 410,000 people have left the island.

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The Household Products That Cause Air Pollution

A new study finds that many household goods degrade air quality more than once thought.

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Artificial nests bring new hope for vulnerable shy albatross

Dozens of fluffy shy albatross chicks sitting on artificial nests are a promising sign for scientists behind an innovative plan to give the vulnerable species a boost to help counteract the negative impacts of climate change.

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What Exxon Mobil Didn’t Say About Climate Change

Company scientists raised concerns about greenhouse gases and the climate, but executives told the public a very different tale.

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The REAL Cost Of Losing The Great Barrier Reef

A report says the landmark is "priceless," but if the reef were given a value, it'd be worth billions.

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11 easy ways to reduce your plastic waste today

Maybe you’re not ready to breakup with plastic altogether, but here are some simple ways that can make a big difference in reducing the amount of disposable plastic in your life.

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How The Oceans Became Choked With Plastic

The problem is staggering, and it'll get worse if we do nothing.

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3 Ways to Make Your Diet More Sustainable

Sustainability is a very hot topic in the food and nutrition world these days and for good reason.  Every year, we have about 80 million more people to feed than we did the year before.

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With #Trump’s election, science and the global environment will lose

Diplomats and environmental scientists from nearly all the nations of the world are meeting in Marrakech, Morocco , to figure out how best to fulfill the promises made in last December’s  Paris climate agreement to limit global warming. But with Tuesd

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There's a black hole in our galaxy, and it's not far from Earth

Black holes are more common than you may think. There’s even one in our galaxy. Close enough for scientists to actually observe its destructive nature.

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How Fast Does Earth Move Through The Universe? - Forbes

According to relativity, there’s no universal frame of reference. But the Big Bang gave us one anyway.

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Here are astronaut Scott Kelly's most jaw-dropping photos from his year in space

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NASA Studies High Clouds, Saharan Dust from EPIC View | NASA

From a dusty atmosphere stretching across the Atlantic Ocean to daily views of clouds at sunrise, a new NASA camera keeping a steady eye on the sunlit side of Earth is yielding new insights about our changing planet.

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NASA Captures EPIC Views Of Earth

Think you've seen an accurate image of Earth from space? Think again.

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To Scale: The Solar System on Vimeo

On a dry lakebed in Nevada, a group of friends build the first scale model of the solar system with complete planetary orbits: a true illustration of our place in…

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Must See: The World's Wonders from Space

Three astronauts returned to Earth from the International Space Station after taking amazing space photos.

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NASA just discovered an Earth-like planet - Business Insider

Some scientists believe we're most likely to find life outside of Earth if we look beyond our solar system. Life, they think, could be present on some Earth-like planet orbiting a different sun thousands of light years away.

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No, You Don’t Have to Stop Eating Nutella; Greenpeace Says It’s OK

Greenpeace says French ecology minister Segolene Royal is wrong — Nutella is not destroying the planet and a ban wouldn’t solve the world’s environmental problems.

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Here's How Long It Would Take To Fall Through The Center Of Earth

Just how long would it take to fall through the center of the Earth, traveling from one side of our planet to the other? Physicists have long calculated the answer to that question as being 42 minutes, but now, new calculations show that the theo...

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Scientists Discover Another Earth!

NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope recently discovered an Earth-like planet orbiting a nearby star within the habitable zone of our galaxy. Kepler-186f is approximately 500 light-years from Earth in the Cygnus constellation. The habitable zone, also known as

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Asteroids Had Magnetic Fields That Could Have Protected Hitchhiking Lifeforms

New research that shows that the rubble of our solar system, asteroids and meteoroids, once had long-lasting magnetic fields that perhaps could have protected life stowing away on them.

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Scientists: Water on Earth is older than the sun and solar system - The Week

Some 30 to 50 percent of the water on Earth was created more than 4.5 billion years ago and is older than the solar system and the sun, researchers say.

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Video: Modern Day Earthrise in HD, as Seen by the Japanese Lunar Orbiter

Forget sunrises... what we need to see more of on Instagram and our Facebook newsfeeds is Earthrises. Of course, they're a bit harder to capture, but spect