When the US Navy began studying cetacean biosonar in the late 1940s, the only people who cared about Saving the Whales were whalers.
I bought a striped skunk skull online from a man named Terry. It arrived yesterday from Duluth, Minnesota, in a nondescript cardboard box that weighed almost nothing.
Earlier this year, Terry Dubois went hiking with a few friends and four dogs. They were three miles from town when her 12-year-old heeler, Jetta, suddenly began shrieking.
We're wasting billions on a fight we can't win
Paul D. Paur left behind all his worldly possessions and entered the Appalachian Trail in early June. Concerns about his mental health surfaced alongside reports from fellow hikers that Paur is...
It's not easy to swim with sperm whales: they're hard to find, hard to reach without adequate diving experience, and they just might swallow you up if you get too close. But how else are we going to...
The Navy showed us it's possible, but is our most abundant natural resource a practical energy solution?
Activists have finally brought down a huge megadam project for two Patagonian rivers, but the fight is nowhere near over.
It's been more than 50 years since the Colorado River regularly reached the sea. But this spring, the U.S. and Mexico let the water storm through its natural delta for a grand experiment in...
A story about an American icon, environmental displacement, and slob behavior by the human race
New emissions limits are sure to push coal further out of the U.S. energy mix, but what's to stop that carbon from being shipped overseas?
Meet HISTORY’s Mountain Men and the lands where they make their living.
Chelsea and Hillary Clinton have teamed up to confront a new challenge—protecting the heavily poached African elephant.
Amid the worst drought in California’s history, does the fate of the state’s salmon rest on weeding out the illegal marijuana farms?
In the Sundarbans region of India and Bangladesh, some of the world's last wild tigers roam free and ravenous. An expedition to film these elusive predators is tricky business. You may not see them,...