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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
April 30, 2018
The steam phase of Steamboat Geyser in 2014. National Park Service
A Yellowstone geyser has experienced unusual eruptions lately, and scientists can't explain why
April 30, 2018 - 11:14am
Cold weather could lead to delayed nesting in South Dakota
April 30, 2018 - 10:09am
April 24, 2018
City reminds of sump pump protocol
April 24, 2018 - 1:28pm
March 16, 2018
The city motto for Little Falls, Minn., is, "The Town Where the Mississippi Pauses." It pauses more often in the winter when some of the flow is slowed by freezing temperatures that turn some of the Mississippi River into ice. Aviator Charles Lindbergh was from Little Falls and tours are offered of his boyhood home.  Washington Post photo by Michael S. Williamson
Taming the mighty Mississippi: Troubles run deep in changing national waterway
March 16, 2018 - 10:59am