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Nature & Wildlife

California blue whales have recovered from last century's whaling spree, but they're just one population in the big blue sea.
What do you do when a bear sh*ts in the woods? Grab your camera.
When it comes to designing wildlife corridors, our most brilliant analytical minds are still no match for Mother Nature. But we're getting there.
The Endangered Species Act now protects 22 species of coral. Here are the four freakiest.
What’s the latest in conservation science? Ancient paintings, rock art, and cave drawings.
Oil pipeline projects across America are speeding forward without environmental review.
The Minnesota Vikings won’t spring for bird-safe glass for the team’s new $1 billion football stadium on the Mississippi River.
Your guide to the upcoming slew of activities focused on global warming.
BP’s 'willful misconduct' caused the 2010 Gulf spill, a federal judge rules—one day after a company spokesman blamed the media for exaggerating its impact. In the bayou, it's cold comfort.
California wants you to pay for your plastic bags. (FYI: That’s not an infringement on your constitutional rights.)
Norwegians hate whale meat. So why does the country insist on whaling?
Five celebrity ice bucket challenges that are easy on the eyes—and even easier on the water.
A new study says a federal cap-and-trade policy could pay for itself ten times over with health benefits.
The U.S. Forest Service is spending so much of its money fighting fires that it's struggling to keep our national forests healthy.
A Native American community stands up to a giant iron-ore mine.
Another Icelandic volcano is primed to erupt. What can these events teach us about climate change?