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February 19, 2014

 

An iguana sits on a branch

How Did Green Iguanas End Up On Anguilla?

How a group of iguanas travelled across the water to the island of Anguilla may surprise you.

May 14, 2013

 

African forest

Are Trees Ready To Take On Global Warming?

While humans make attempts to control carbon dioxide levels that contribute to global warming, is it possible that trees have already taken on the task?

May 21, 2012

 

frame wood lumber

When A Tree Falls In The Woods

When it comes to carbon emissions, not all felled trees are created equal.

April 19, 2012

 

shelf fungus growing on a tree

Friendly Fungus Amongus

What do you think, is shelf fungus the tree's friend or foe?

December 26, 2011

 

woodpecker sitting on a statue

How Do Woodpeckers Avoid Headaches?

The woodpecker's tail and feet are designed to make pecking easier.

June 10, 2011

 

Arctic Hare

Arctic Forests Creating More Trees

Tree lines are on the move. Learn how moving tree lines impact animals and other plants.

December 15, 2010

 

Homemade paper drying

The Chemical Process Of Cellulose To Paper

How does cellulose turn into paper? What chemistry is occurring?

November 22, 2010

 

a deforesed area of land

Saving Trees Can Help Prevent Malaria

Deforestation is a huge problem for the environment and disease control.

January 8, 2010

 

Tall, green forest trees.

Exploding Trees

A single lightening bolt carries a peak current that's ten thousand times what an average light bulb would use.

January 6, 2010

 

A close-up of a katydid.

The Siren Song of the Spotted Katydid

Learn how female katydids deceptively lure male cicadas to their death, on this Moment of Science.

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