News from the Field

Photographer: Ad Meskens

Egypt, Ethiopia Clash Over Nile Dam

Egypt's foreign minister on Sunday said that the country "won't give up a single drop of water from the Nile" in response to Ethiopian plans to dam one of the river's major tributaries. "No Nile,... Read More


WATCH: Fireworks Truck Hits Moose, Goes Off

A large truck loaded with fireworks struck a wandering moose on Friday morning, shutting down the Trans Canada Highway for over 5 hours and setting off a killer fireworks display. The collision... Read More

Photographer: Ivan Mlinaric/Flickr

Invisible Fires Devastate the Amazon

NASA scientists have discovered that wildfires in the Amazon rainforest are the primary cause of deforestation in the region. Researchers have previously blamed agriculture for most of the... Read More

Photographer: USFWS

Gray Wolf to be Removed from Endangered List

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has officially moved to eliminate the gray wolf from the list of threatened and endangered species. A 90-day comment period now begins for proposals seeking... Read More

Photographer: emre.kocali.18 via Flickr

Usain Bolt Loses to Justin Gatlin

Ironically, it was an uncharacteristically fast start that slowed down the seemingly unbeatable Usain Bolt in yesterday’s Rome Diamond League 100 meters. His 9.95-second time brought him a... Read More