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Willard Ruzicka on his family's farm in Verdigre, Neb., March 18, 2019. Farmers across Nebraska, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota and South Dakota have lost livestock and livelihoods after record floods pummeled the region. (Mitch Smith/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Most of Nebraska under state of emergency as 'historic' floodwaters ravage Midwest
5 hours 43 min ago
A critically endangered North Atlantic right whale takes a dive for plankton in Cape Cod Bay off the coast of Provincetown, Mass.  Photo for The Washington Post by Jamie Cotten
Whales keep eating plastic, dying. This one's stomach had 88 pounds of calcifying trash
9 hours 37 min ago
The Ruzicka family farm in Verdigre, Neb., March 18, 2019. Farmers across Nebraska, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota and South Dakota have lost livestock and livelihoods after record floods pummeled the region. (Mitch Smith/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Midwest floods devastate Nebraska farmers
10 hours 9 min ago
March 16, 2019
Water pours into Lake Mitchell from the pipes underneath the North Ohlman Street road on Thursday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Lake Mitchell flooded with brown water during the rainstorm — So what was it?
March 16, 2019 - 7:00am
March 12, 2019
According to the EPA, the average American produces 4.4 pounds of garbage per day. Thinkstock / Special to The Forum
Will the #trashtag challenge really get 'bored teens' offline and cleaning up the planet?
March 12, 2019 - 9:06pm
March 8, 2019
Kevin Ward, assistant professor of geology and geological engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City, points to a small seismograph that replaces all the older instruments inside the seismograph station on campus. (Courtesy photo)
Rapid City museum adds interactive exhibit that measures movement in real-time
March 8, 2019 - 11:31am
March 7, 2019
Astronaut Anne McClain, left, and Astronaut Christine Koch, right. NASA handout photo by Robert Markowitz
First all-female spacewalk will take place during Women's History Month
March 7, 2019 - 2:48pm
March 5, 2019
An aerial view of the edge of the Ross Ice Shelf, in Antarctica, in 2017. Scientists are racing to understand what is happening to the ice shelf as the planet warms around it. They are also trying to measure the role of human-caused climate change in weakening other parts of the West Antarctic ice sheet, and to fathom how damaging warming seas and changing wind patterns might ultimately prove to be. (Jonathan Corum/The New York Times)
White House plans to counter climate change 'will erode our national security,' 58 former officials warn
March 5, 2019 - 12:54pm
Measles vaccine doesn't cause autism, says a new, decade-long study of half a million people
March 5, 2019 - 9:14am
Troy Hardy stands outside his home March 4, 2019 in Smiths Station, Alabama. He was inside with his Susie and 4-year-old grandson when the tornado struck the day before. Photo for The Washington Post by Kevin D. Liles
Alabama tornado survivors reckon with 'Armageddon'
March 5, 2019 - 7:25am
March 4, 2019
Mike Bridavsky and his famous, and now scientifically significant, cat, Lil Bub. Photo: lilbub.com/Mike Bridavsky.
Scientists have finally discovered what makes celebrity cat Lil Bub so 'magical'
March 4, 2019 - 3:39pm
February 25, 2019
The idea of an ad hoc group to reassess the government's climate science findings represents a modified version of a plan championed by William Happer, the National Security Council's senior director. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford.
White House to select federal scientists to reassess government climate findings, sources say
February 25, 2019 - 8:28am
February 20, 2019
Researchers say man-made climate change caused Australian rodent extinction
February 20, 2019 - 2:55pm
Neptune as seen by Voyager 2 during its flyby in 1989.
Tiny new moon discovered around Neptune
February 20, 2019 - 2:39pm
February 17, 2019
Alexandria Villasenor, 13, skips school to strike in front of the United Nations, with signs reading: "School Strike 4 Climate" and "Cop24 Failed Us." Photo for The Washington Post by Sarah Blesener
How a 7th grader's strike against climate change exploded into a movement
February 17, 2019 - 10:19am
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