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Archeologists used lasers to discover thousands Mayan structures in Guatemala

Extensive LiDAR scans demonstrated that the region was more densely populated than previously thought<p>Researchers have identified more than 60,000 previously unknown structures in northern Guatemala after extensive aerial LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) surveys. Their findings show that the …

Archaeology

North to Alaska

<b>A recent report from Cruise Industry News suggests that 2018 is predicted to set a record for the cruise season. In light of that news, I will</b> …

Cruise Ships

10 Amazing Places to Celebrate Your 50th Birthday

Tofino, B.C<p>For the trip of a lifetime that includes dramatic nature that’s easily accessible, Tofino has plenty to offer. The Pacific Rim National …

Watch: British Columbia’s suspension bridge park comes alive with lights

The Capilano Suspension Bridge Park is already a huge nature draw to Vancouver, BC, but, once a year, its light festival becomes one of the biggest …

A scientist explores the mysteries of the gut-brain connection

<i>Sacha Vega/iStock</i><p>The brain in your head and the one in your gut are always exchanging info. But how do they do it? Neuroscientist Diego Bohórquez is …

Lightning is Sparking More Boreal Forest Fires in Far North America : Image of the Day

Wildfires in the boreal forests of northern Canada and Alaska have been increasing in frequency and the amount of area burned, and the drivers of …

Forestry audit reveals 'widespread' breaches in employment standards

Forestry firms are flouting employment regulations, a new audit shows.<p>Almost 90 per cent of the forestry industry is breaching employment standards …

This Is the Deepest View Into the Universe That Has Ever Been Seen

The Very Large Telescope in Chile has taken the deepest spectroscopic survey of space ever, with astronomers focusing on the Hubble Ultra Deep …

Astrophysics

The World’s First Trees Were More Structurally Complex Than Trees Today

A 374-million-year-old fossil reveals that the earliest trees on Earth lacked the internal rings that we've come to see as the signature feature of …

Paleontology

Fossils from the world's oldest trees reveal complex anatomy never seen before

The first trees to have ever grown on Earth were also the most complex, new research has revealed.

Paleontology

GOP bill aims to speed logging to combat wildfires

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are targeting environmental rules to allow faster approval for logging and other actions in national forests in response to deadly wildfires in California and the West.<p>Lawmakers are set to approve a bill to loosen environmental regulations for forest-thinning …

Auburn-UGA rivalry is special for Wright

AUBURN, Ala. -- Gabe Wright was supposed to be a part of Georgia’ “Dream Team” recruiting class in 2011.<p>He hails from Columbus, Ga. He was teammates …