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Bill Nye explains why monster storms like Hurricane Patricia are just the beginning

Before that, in August, three category 4 hurricanes developed over the Pacific in rapid succession for a display unlike anything we've ever seen, shown in the image to the right.<p>And if climate scientists are correct, these monster storms are just a small taste of what is to come.<p>While predicting …

Behind the Photo: An Underwater Close Encounter of the Third Kind

Wildlife<p>A southern right whale, (<i>Eubalaena australis</i>) approaches Brian Skerry’s assistant underwater off the Auckland Islands, New Zealand. (Photo by Brian Skerry)<p>Right whales as a whole probably don’t watch a lot of science fiction films, but if they did, the right whale in this shot by National …

Nature Photography

Sneezing monkey and walking fish among new species discovered in Himalayas

A monkey which sneezes in the rain and a “walking” fish are among more than 200 new species discovered in the Eastern Himalayas in recent years.<p>A report on wildlife in Nepal, Bhutan, the far north of Myanmar, southern Tibet and north-eastern India has revealed discoveries in the past five years …

Zoology

Adult Male Pilot Whale Carries Dead Calf; Cetaceans Need Time To Grieve

Photo credit: Deron Verbeck.<p>In July Deron Verbeck , free-diver and award winning underwater photographer, happened upon a group of pilot whales while on a photoshoot with National Geographic. The adult male carried the corpse of a dead baby, and the group swam by in what Deron called a "heavy and …

U.S. culls over 1,200 Oregon cormorants, sparks outcry

PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - The U.S. federal government has killed more than 1,000 seabirds on an Oregon island since May to protect endangered salmon as part of a plan that environmentalists say is flawed and are seeking to stop with a lawsuit.<p>So far, 1,221 adult cormorants have been killed and …

Endangered Species

The complete astronomy guide of what to see during tomorrow night's rare lunar eclipse

There is a rare total lunar eclipse on Sunday night that won't happen again until 2033. Learn more about how to watch here.<p>So while you're looking up enjoying the view, we wanted to tell you about some of the other spectacular sights that will be out that night.<p>Especially because when the moon is …

Astronomy