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May 8, 2019
American Opinion: Business as usual is not acceptable when it comes to protecting our planet
May 8, 2019 - 1:00am
May 6, 2019
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
May 6, 2019 - 12:00am
April 11, 2019
Robert DePalma, a paleontologist at the Palm Beach Museum of Natural History and a graduate student at the University of Kansas, works at a fossil site in North Dakota. Special to The Forum
Commentary: Digging into our planet's history
April 11, 2019 - 1:36pm
October 5, 2018
Photo from NOAA Photo Library of a plastic sandwich baggy floating in the water. Fish that feed on various salps, jelly-fish, etc. mistake such trash for food and can ingest this with fatal consequences. 

Location: Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea
Photographer: Ben Mierement, NOAA NOS (ret.)

https://www.photolib.noaa.gov/htmls/reef2129.htm
Plastic waste in the world's oceans could double by 2030
October 5, 2018 - 11:37am
August 9, 2018
An illustration of the sun-bound Parker Solar Probe. MUST CREDIT: NASA/Johns Hopkins APL/Steve Gribben
This NASA spacecraft is about to probe one of Earth's scariest threats - the sun
August 9, 2018 - 5:37pm
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
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
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