In California, a love-hate relationship between dust and snow may have surprising effects on the state's water supply.
Mountainous terrain, washed out roads, government bureaucracy slow relief to remote regions.
The country will restart its controversial scientific whaling program next year.
From childhood Merlin Tuttle has been nuts for bats—their behavior, their role in nature, their fetching little faces, and even their smiles.
Great white sharks are coming back after decades of fishing pressure in U.S. waters.
By cracking dog and wolf genomes worldwide, scientists have revealed man's best friend was first domesticated in Southeast Asia.
The allegedly illegal hunt blurs the line with controversial trophy hunting.
Pet dogs yawn more in response to their owners' yawns than to strangers'—suggesting they can understand our emotions, a new study says.
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It's not clear if the Santa Ana winds fueling this week's fires are tied to climate change.