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May 17, 2018
Refrigerators at a dump in New Orleans. Reported in 2018, government scientists have detected an increase in emissions of an outlawed industrial gas that destroys ozone, potentially slowing progress in restoring the atmosphere’s protective ozone layer. (Vincent Laforet/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Someone, somewhere, is making a banned chemical that destroys the ozone layer, scientists suspect
May 17, 2018 - 9:31pm
January 18, 2018
2017 was among the hottest years ever recorded, government scientists reported Thursday. : NOAA graphic
2017 was among the planet's hottest years on record, government scientists report
January 18, 2018 - 4:06pm
January 2, 2018
Phoreiobothrium jahki, a tapeworm that Janine Caira calls "eye candy." A dentist bought the naming rights to this species for $3,000. Photo by Janine Caira, colorized by Kirsten Jensen
Tapeworms are brainless, spineless, gutless parasites - and this scientist loves them
January 2, 2018 - 7:51pm
November 3, 2017
The Earth's ozone hole is shrinking and is the smallest it has been since 1988
November 3, 2017 - 10:09am
July 31, 2017
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Earth likely to warm more than two degrees by 2100, experts say
July 31, 2017 - 4:10pm
June 19, 2017
Artist's concept depicts an itsy bitsy planetary system -- so compact, in fact, that it's more like Jupiter and its moons than a star and its planets. Astronomers using data from NASA's Kepler mission and ground-based telescopes recently confirmed that the system, called KOI-961, hosts the three smallest exoplanets known so far to orbit a star other than our sun.  NASA-JPL-Caltech
NASA finds 10 new potentially habitable 'Earth-like' worlds
June 19, 2017 - 9:00pm
May 9, 2017
A view of the Blomstrand Glacier in Ny-Alesund, Norway during US Secretary of State John Kerry and Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende toured the glacier, and made remarks about climate change on June 16, 2016. REUTERS/Evan Vucci/Pool/File Photo
Earth could break through a major climate threshold in the next 15 years, scientists warn
May 9, 2017 - 4:13pm
October 11, 2016
Obama vows to send people to Mars by the 2030s
October 11, 2016 - 4:07pm
January 20, 2016
An artist's rendering shows the distant view from "Planet Nine" back towardsthe sun, in this handout photo provided by the California Institute of Technology. (REUTERS)
Researchers find possible ninth planet beyond Neptune
January 20, 2016 - 4:29pm
October 30, 2015
Large asteroid to make close approach to Earth on Halloween
October 30, 2015 - 1:27pm
November 2, 2012
Michael Carrell from Mobile Ed Productions answers questions about the Earth using his giant Earth balloon Thursday during a program at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Earth's a ball
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
April 23, 2012
Ethan Pederson, 11, from left, and his siblings Elly, 7, and Eli, 6, of New London talk to Larry Levin about his collection of stone artifacts Saturday during the annual Earth Day celebration at the Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center in rural Spicer. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)play button
Earth Day at Prairie Woods ELC near Spicer, Minn.
April 23, 2012 - 12:00am
April 5, 2012
White Earth offers Vikings stadium $400 million in exchange for casino rights
April 5, 2012 - 11:57am
February 21, 2012
Suspect held in Blue Earth, Minn., home invasion
February 21, 2012 - 8:26am
February 20, 2012
Authorities trying to determine whether masked man knew people inside Blue Earth house
February 20, 2012 - 4:31pm