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Venting CO2 Into Space

Wong posits that a conveyor built in the Arctic could take advantage of the Earth's magnetic field to expel emissions into outer space.
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Insane Macro Dragonfly Photography

The sight of a dragonfly on the wing is one of the more remarkable that nature has to offer. Here, with the help of some astounding macrophotography, we take a look at the life cycle of the dragonfly as well as its remarkable and unusual physiology.
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New Oil Slick Found In Gulf Of Mexico

It is believed that this oil may have originated from last year's massive spill.
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Stunning Redwood Photograph

At least 1,500 years old, a 300-foot titan in California's Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park has the most complex crown scientists have mapped.
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Cocaine Drives Columbian Deforestation

Coca production in Colombia leads to forest clearing thanks to U.S. drug use.
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18 U.S. Coal Plants Closing to Cut Pollution

The Tennessee Valley Authority has agreed to shutter 18 coal-fired boilers in a bid to rein in air pollution.
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Amazon Drought Seen From Space

The Amazon isn't as green as it used to be, as shown in an analysis of satellite images made during last year’s record-breaking drought.
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Aurora Borealis Time Lapse

A beautiful video of the Northern Lights around different parts of the world.
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Volcanic Origin of Proteins?

The reanalysis of a 1958 experiment suggests that volcanic eruptions may have spawned the amino acids that contributed to the rise of life on earth.
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Volcanic Crater of Nyiragongo

Stunning photos, shot inside a volcanic crater in Africa.
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