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May 22, 2019
A deer tick (left) and an American dog tick, more commonly known as a woodtick, are shown side by side for comparison in April 2010 at Turtle River State Park near Arvilla, N.D. With tick season at hand, the North Dakota Department of Health is recommending people take precautions. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Tick population is booming. Is climate change to blame? Will tick-borne diseases increase?
May 22, 2019 - 12:33pm
Red sprites brightened the night sky west of Oklahoma City on Wednesday, April 17.   Photo for The Washington Post courtesy of Paul Smith
Elusive red sprites, like glowing jellyfish in the night sky, photographed in Oklahoma
April 22, 2019 - 1:34pm
April 16, 2019
A snow-covered squirrel has a crabapple snack in West Fargo on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019.
David Samson / The Forum
Electric utilities still at war with public enemy No. 1: Squirrels
April 16, 2019 - 1:30pm
April 11, 2019
Robert DePalma, a paleontologist at the Palm Beach Museum of Natural History and a graduate student at the University of Kansas, works at a fossil site in North Dakota. Special to The Forum
Commentary: Digging into our planet's history
April 11, 2019 - 1:36pm
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
November 18, 2018
Jessie Veeder
Veeder: A song for a new season
November 18, 2018 - 10:00am
September 25, 2018
A grizzly bear with a cub in Yellowstone National Park. MUST CREDIT: Frank van Manen/USGS.
Court restores federal protections to Yellowstone-area grizzly bears
September 25, 2018 - 10:34am
August 27, 2018
Hawaiian monk seal pup asleep near Poipu Beach, Kauai.  Photo by Carrie Barbash
'Do not disturb' the monk seals, warn Hawaiian signs. Alabama tourist learns they mean it.
August 27, 2018 - 9:29am
July 7, 2018
Zooey, a Labrador retriever, hiking in the North Dakota Badlands hours before she was bitten by a rattlesnake. Three days earlier, a hiker had to jump to avoid being bitten by a rattler in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Patrick Springer/The Forum
Bitten in the Badlands: A dog's brush with a rattler
July 7, 2018 - 8:19am
June 23, 2018
A line of Canada geese fly over a portion of the large nesting island at Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge in western Stutsman County. The island plays host to North America's largest nesting colony of American white pelicans. Several other species of birds nest on the island. JJohn M. Steiner / Forum News Service
Pelican island: Birds nest at Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge
June 23, 2018 - 6:05am
June 22, 2018
PreventEpidemics.org gives a score to each country based on its ability to find, stop and prevent epidemics. PreventEpidemics.org screenshot
How prepared is the world for next epidemic? Tool shows most countries are not.
June 22, 2018 - 10:01am
June 21, 2018
Koko, the beloved gorilla that learned to communicate using sign language, has died
June 21, 2018 - 12:43pm
June 6, 2018
 Lava from the Kilauea volcano flows through the Malama-Ki Forest Reserve as it approaches Kapoho-Kalapana Road on Hawaii’s Big Island, Pahoa, Hawaii.. (Tamir Kalifa/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
River of lava destroys hundreds of homes in Hawaii, including one owned by mayor, officials say
June 6, 2018 - 7:31am
June 4, 2018
Volcano erupts in Guatemala, killing at least 25, injuring dozens more, officials say
June 4, 2018 - 7:23am
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