One of the world’s most incredible, yet unsung, ecosystems, karsts are home to a remarkable biological diversity.
The Ili Piku, aka "Magic Rabbit," of China is endangered. But Pika populations are declining globally, not just in China.
The deserts of Namibia are dotted with odd circular bare patches, ringed by the dry desert grasses. They're called "fairy circles." It’s a desert whodunit.
With all the human casualties of armed conflict, sometimes the environmental impacts go unnoticed. But the U.S. military has started to ...
Pet are a relatively recent invention. In the 18th and 19th centuries, pethood arose in the split between farm animals and home animals.
The first working internal combustion machine debuted in 1807, powered by lycopodium powder, which is made of explosive plant spores.
Disturbing news for cheetahs: a recent census reveals that populations have plummeted.
Corks come from a tree that is part of a unique ecosystem dependent on cork harvest for its survival.
Very little is known about the giant squid, which surely has added to the strange creature's mystique.
Can monkeys talk? According to new research, they could, if their brains would let them.