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ECOVIEWS: What is the right whale?

According to a new study, at least 15 percent of the protected whales in the Southern Gulf of Maine have been struck by boats and other vessels. The analysis is based on injuries to 624 individual wh...

The Latest: Science rallies around the world draw thousands

Thousands of protesters — spirits un-dampened by torrential rains — protested against the anti-science policies of President Trump and the Congress Saturday. The March for Science makes its stand: “T...

Soyuz space capsule carrying American, Russian blasts off

Photographers take pictures as the Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft carrying the crew of Jack Fischer of the US and Fyodor Yurchikhin of Russia blasts off to the ISS from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodro...

The Very Hungry Caterpillar joins fight against plastic pollution

IMAGE: This image shows a wax worm chewing a hole through plastic. Polyethylene debris can be seen attached to the caterpillar. view more. Credit: Federica Bertocchini, Paolo Bombelli, and Chris Howe...

Trump wants NASA to send humans to Mars pronto — by his second term ‘at worst’...

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson has broken the record for the most cumulative days in space of any American astronaut. On Monday the 57-year-old broke the previous record held by Jeff Williams of 534 da...

Last adventure ahead for NASA’s Cassini spacecraft at Saturn

NASA's Cassini spacecraft soared past Saturn's biggest moon for the last time on Saturday, tapping its gravity to slingshot into a series of exploratory dives inside the planet's rings, followed by a...

Origins of ‘hobbit’ species discovered

Scientists have discovered the origins of a short, ancient species of human nicknamed 'hobbits' due to their small stature, putting to rest several other theories that had been hotly debated ever sin...

On the ground in Washington at the March for Science

President Donald Trump released an official statement Saturday commemorating Earth Day, but did not directly reference climate change, marking a shift from past administrations. "Americans are rightl...

Earth Day 2017 – Environmental and Climate Literacy

A boy is wrapped in foil after being rescued from a flooded neighborhood Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in San Jose , Calif. Rains saturated once-drought stricken California but created chaos for residents ...

Neil deGrasse Tyson Facebook Video: He’s Tired Of Americans Denying Science

Neil deGrasse Tyson is tired of people denying proven science. The renowned astrophysicist and head of the Hayden planetarium in New York City posted a video to Facebook containing "what may be the m...

NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft To Dive Between Saturn And Its Rings Before Fatal Plunge I...

For the last 13 years, a NASA spacecraft the size of a school bus has been whirling around Saturn, collecting data and snapping mesmerizing images of the ringed planet and its icy moons. That vehicle...

Soyuz Launches and Fast Track Docks to ISS with Russian-American Duo

Veteran cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and rookie flight engineer Jack Fischer were boosted into orbit Thursday after a picture-perfect midday launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, kicking ...

What does the abundance of water in the solar system mean for life?

NASA's Cassini spacecraft will make its final close flyby of Saturn's haze-enshrouded moon Titan this weekend. The flyby marks the mission's final opportunity for up-close observations of the lakes a...

Earth Day – Be more environmentally friendly

"Farmers are on the front lines of climate change, and they have been experiencing costly disruption from climate change for some time." By Andrew Jerome / AlterNet. April 20, 2017. Print · Comments....

How to see SPECTACULAR meteor shower displays over Lincolnshire THIS WEEKEND

Get ready to land among the stars this weekend as this year's Lyrid meteor shower will occur on April 22 and 23. By News Nation Bureau | Updated On : April 22, 2017 07:37 AM. Representational Image (...

New look at 2004’s martian hole-in-one site

NASA's veteran Mars rover Opportunity has been driving across the Red Planet's surface for more than 13 years, but it's not done exploring yet. The tenacious robot has embarked on yet another leg of ...

Earth Day 2017: What Major Tech Companies are Doing for the Planet

Fossil fuel or coal being transported (Photo : Scott Olson/Getty Images) Scientist believed that burning fossil fuels are the main cause of greenhouse gas emission on Earth that brings out methane, o...

The Hobbit: A Lineage More Ancient Than Once Thought?

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA—The Guardian reports that researchers led by Debbie Argue of Australian National University compared the bones of Homo floresiensis, also known as “The Hobbit,” to cranial, postcr...

Earth Day 2017: Environmental & Climate Literacy

Police will close various streets in DC for the Earth Day Rally and the March For Science​ Saturday. By Cameron Luttrell (Patch Staff) - April 20, 2017 8:30 am ET. Street Closures For Earth Day And T...

World Earth Day 2017: Theme, Significance and Quotes Earth Day tips To Save Nature Picture...

This weekend, we celebrate Earth Day, and it feels like Earth Day is of particular importance this year. As we have seen our country take some big steps backwards this year in terms of climate change...