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Strong quake hits Papua New Guinea, tsunami threat over

A powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck the New Britain island of Papua New Guinea on Friday, U.S. seismologists said, but a tsunami threat from …

Natural Disasters

These Microscopic Animals That Live In Soil Are Unexpectedly Adorable

They look like tiny cartoon lobsters, and play an important role in our ecosystem.<p>It’s fair to say photographer and writer Andy Murray appreciates …

Open soil science: technology is helping us discover the mysteries under our feet

Have you ever taken the time to stop and consider the dirt under your feet? Leonardo da Vinci said: “We know more about the movement of celestial …

Farming

These Aerial Photos Show Why Iceland is So Popular for Movies

Everyone knows the classic images of Iceland. The famous Skogafoss, The Black Beach, The Blue Lagoon, you name it. On a recent trip to Iceland, we …

Landscape Photography
Renewable Energy

Documenting The Unseen Forces Of Tectonic Plates

In Rift/Fault, photographer Marion Belanger depicts two places that sit over 4,000 miles apart but are connected by the North American Continental Plate.<p>Marion Belanger’s photo book <i>Rift/Fault,</i> published recently by Radius Books, opens horizontally—as most books do—but it is read vertically. On both …

Wind Power
Human Rights

Wind and solar energy to be cheaper than fossil fuels by 2018

For 30 countries, renewable sources are already just as efficient as coal.<p>Wind and solar energy is to be cheaper for most countries than using fossil …

The White House Wants Scientists to Explore Geoengineering

With the executive branch about to be handed off to climate deniers and oil tycoons, the outgoing administration is urging scientists to explore any …

North Dakota's Salty Fracked Wells Drink More Water to Keep Oil Flowing

North Dakota's shale oil wells may consume more water for long-term salt removal and maintenance than they required for their initial fracking, state officials say.<p><b>It's well known that water has been key to the shale oil and gas rush in the United States. But in one center of the hydraulic</b> …

Solar Power Will Soon Be Cheaper Than Coal

Last year marked the first time solar and wind power became cheaper than coal — and 2017 might be an even bigger turning point for the green energy …