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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
17 hours 35 min ago
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
November 8, 2018
A Mandarin duck has gone missing. Photo by Bradley Kane, courtesy of @BirdCentralPark.
New Yorkers feeling 'crushed' after Central Park's beloved Mandarin duck goes missing
November 8, 2018 - 2:30pm
October 31, 2018
Students discover 6,000-year-old stone ax at Mount Vernon
October 31, 2018 - 3:04pm
October 22, 2018
Stock image / Pixabay
The eerie song of Antarctica - melting
October 22, 2018 - 12:35pm
October 21, 2018
Student scientists sift through mud and debris from the bottom of Lake Michigan in their search for meteorites.  Johnny Ford, Shedd Aquarium
Teen scientists went looking for meteorites in the Great Lakes. They found another type of alien.
October 21, 2018 - 5:15am
October 8, 2018
Plastic flakes drop into a sack at a Junyoung Industrial facility in Gimpo, South Korea, in April. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Jean Chung
The world has just over a decade to stop catastrophic global warming, scientists say
October 8, 2018 - 9:24pm
October 5, 2018
Photo from NOAA Photo Library of a plastic sandwich baggy floating in the water. Fish that feed on various salps, jelly-fish, etc. mistake such trash for food and can ingest this with fatal consequences. 

Location: Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea
Photographer: Ben Mierement, NOAA NOS (ret.)

https://www.photolib.noaa.gov/htmls/reef2129.htm
Plastic waste in the world's oceans could double by 2030
October 5, 2018 - 11:37am
October 4, 2018
SDSU will lead multi-states look at whether herbicides injure trees
October 4, 2018 - 8:16am
October 1, 2018
Photo courtesy of Wikipedia.
Nobel Prize in medicine goes to cancer immunotherapy researchers
October 1, 2018 - 6:58am
September 28, 2018
Firefighters from Brea, Calif., inspect and cut fireline on Aug. 1, 2018, as the Ranch Fire burns near Upper Lake, Calif. A day earlier, it and the River Fire totaled more than 74,000 acres. MUST CREDIT: Photo for The Washington Post by Stuart W. Palley. GETTY OUT
Trump administration sees 7-degree rise in global temperatures
September 28, 2018 - 8:28pm
September 27, 2018
A Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources warden helped rescue this owl after it collided with a car in Trempealeau County late Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. The owl, which was not injured, was later released back into the wild. (Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources)
Owl survives after colliding with car in far western Wisconsin
September 27, 2018 - 7:01pm
September 24, 2018
Copperhead snake / Wikimedia Commons
Rare two-headed copperhead snake found in East Coast
September 24, 2018 - 8:04pm
September 23, 2018
Scientists identify four personality types
September 23, 2018 - 7:30am
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