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December 16, 2018
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Impacts of climate change felt in region, but uncertainty lingers on the causes
December 16, 2018 - 6:30am
December 7, 2018
A juvenile Hawaiian monk seal was found with a spotted eel in its nose at French Frigate Shoals in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands this past summer.  NOAA Fisheries/Brittany Dolan.
'Make better choices': Endangered Hawaiian monk seals keep getting eels stuck up their noses and scientists want them to stop
December 7, 2018 - 11:51am
December 6, 2018
Buckfast honey bees gather on a beehive in Merango, Ill., on Sept. 10, 2018.   Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
World's first honey bee vaccine seeks to save dying pollinators
December 6, 2018 - 9:46am
December 5, 2018
Smokestacks and cooling towers emit smoke and water vapor at the RWE AG owned coal-fired power station Neurath near Bergheim, Germany. Bloomberg photo by Wolfgang von Brauchitsch
'We are in trouble.' Global carbon emissions reached record high in 2018
December 5, 2018 - 3:22pm
November 30, 2018
A map locating Anchorage, Alaska.
'Major' damage after magnitude-7 earthquake in Alaska
November 30, 2018 - 4:16pm
November 26, 2018
This image, taken at Lockheed Martin Space in Littleton, Colo., shows several of the critical landing systems of the InSight Mars lander, including the thrusters, lander legs and science deck.  NASA/Lockheed Martin.
'Flawless': NASA's InSight explorer lands safely on Mars
November 26, 2018 - 8:41pm
November 23, 2018
President Donald Trump speaks with Gavin Newsom, left, California's governor-elect, as they toured fire-ravaged homes in Paradise, Calif., Nov. 17, 2018. As the death toll from California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire continued to rise, Trump toured the area alongside two of his vocal critics. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Major Trump administration climate report says damages are 'intensifying across the country'
November 23, 2018 - 3:37pm
November 19, 2018
Photo of a Wombat courtesy of Pexels.
Scientists stuffed balloons into dead wombats to learn why they poop cubes
November 19, 2018 - 5:15pm
November 15, 2018
A rare two-headed copperhead that was found in late September in a Virginia yard has died. MUST CREDIT: JD Kleopfer
Rare two-headed snake found in Virginia has died
November 15, 2018 - 11:47am
November 14, 2018
A drunk raccoon in Milton, W.Va. MUST CREDIT: Photo handout from Milton Police Department
Raccoons drunk on crab apples cause false rabies scare in West Virginia
November 14, 2018 - 7:35pm
The Center for Biological Diversity on Wednesday filed suit in federal court demanding the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service develop a plan to expand wolves to more areas of the U.S. Courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Wolf supporters file suit to protect species
November 14, 2018 - 5:41pm
November 13, 2018
One of four wolves trapped in Minnesota and relocated to Isle Royale on Lake Superior has died, and scientists say they don't know why. A necropsy will be conducted with results likely in December. Three relocated wolves remain on the island with more expected to be moved to he island from Ontario in January. (National Park Service photo)
Newly arrived wolf dies on Isle Royale
November 13, 2018 - 12:42pm
November 12, 2018
The Woolsey Fire burns above Malibu, Calif., on Nov. 10. Photo for The Washington Post by Kyle Grillot
Paradise has burned to the ground, and officials now try to pick up the pieces
November 12, 2018 - 9:16pm
A fire-scarred hillside just outside Paradise, Calif., Nov. 11, 2018. Of the 23 people known on Sunday to have been killed by the fire in Paradise, six had died in their cars. (Jim Wilson/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
As death toll climbs from California fires, investigators face grim task of finding remains
November 12, 2018 - 7:08am
November 9, 2018
At least nine dead, Paradise 'pretty much destroyed' as wildfire rages in Northern California
November 9, 2018 - 7:07am