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Polar Photographer Shares His View Of A Ferocious But Fragile Ecosystem

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 2:59pm

Paul Nicklen has spent decades documenting the Arctic and the Antarctic. "I want people to realize that ice is like the soil in the garden," he says. "Without ice the polar regions cannot exist."

(Image credit: Paul Nicklen Gallery)

PHOTOS: Here's What Climate Change Looks Like To Uganda's Coffee Farmers

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 1:22pm

Coffee is Uganda's most valuable industry, but climate change could cut production by half by 2050. Small farmers there area already feeling the effects, as they document in these photos.

(Image credit: Beatrice Nandudu)

VIDEO: Get To Know The Bloodthirsty (But Cuddly) Vampire Bat

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 5:00am

In Latin America, they drink the blood of big animals and can spread rabies. Livestock die. So do people. Ranchers want to wipe the bats out. Does anyone think that's a bad idea?

(Image credit: Adam Cole/NPR)

Researchers Ferret Out Information From White House Visitor Logs

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 4:00am

President Trump has decided to change President Obama's policy of making the White House visitor log public. A new study explores what kind of information is contained in the White House visitor log.

Trump Administration Seeking Permits For Seismic Air Gun Surveys In Atlantic

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 4:43pm

The proposal would allow five energy companies to incidentally harass ocean wildlife by using seismic air guns for oil and gas exploration, much to the chagrin of environmental groups.

(Image credit: Wayne Parry/AP)

Scientists Discover A Scorched Planet With A Comet-Like Tail

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 10:01am

The planet called KELT-9b is around three times more massive than Jupiter. It orbits a blue star about 650 light-years away from Earth that's nearly twice as hot as our own sun.

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