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New research suggests that national monument designations have not harmed local economies, and in some ways they may have helped.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

The first fracking-induced earthquake to claim human lives shows why magnitude may underestimate the danger such earthquakes pose.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Researchers examined some of the oldest rocks in western Greenland to probe the beginnings of today’s continents.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

As the air travel industry grows, we need to find alternative jet fuels that have less of an impact on the planet.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

Bacteria in one of the most extreme places on Earth point toward past life on Mars.

Sofie Bates, Contributor

The Saffir-Simpson scale relies on wind to categorize a hurricane, but it doesn't account for storm surge or flooding.

Sofie Bates, Contributor

Heat is the number one cause of weather-related deaths in the U.S.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

High-speed video shows how far one drop of water really goes.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

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