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2020 tied with 2016 for the hottest year on record. As a new era in American climate policy begins, here are six numbers that define the challenge

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What do you do if you come across an entire pack of baby boars?

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Wild bees supplement the work of honeybees in managed hives, but an overall downward trend in bee diversity worldwide is raising concerns about these crucial pollinators

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In one of the wildest, most remote places in the contiguous United States, locals grapple with what defines public use, and who gets to decide the fate of a forest

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Snowfall on evergreen trees near Elk Rock Viewpoint in Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument, Washington

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In the close-knit world of Native American rodeo, the sport is a way to sustain community culture and to stimulate economic activity

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Eventually, the virus could become a much milder illness—but for now, vaccination and surveillance are critical to end the pandemic phase

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"When you spend time on the land, you know something is wrong. Things are changing. I don’t know if we can stop it"

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The WHO is reportedly close to granting emergency use approval to the Moderna, AstraZeneca-Oxford, Sinopharm, and Sinovac vaccines

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Babylon was a city famous for many things, but most notable was its wondrous architecture

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One year ago, the first person in the U.S. tested positive for the coronavirus. Here’s what you need to know about testing today

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This less-traveled gem boasts dramatic landscapes, rich history, and utter solitude

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Isolated groups were more likely to produce abnormally striped zebras, suggesting these genetic mutations are caused by inbreeding and habitat fragmentation

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The snowy topography in Banff, Canada, is accentuated by sun and shadows in this tranquil image by photographer Barry Chen

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Wild bees supplement the work of honeybees in managed hives, but an overall downward trend in bee diversity worldwide is raising concerns about these crucial pollinators

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At the height of the Cold War, a B-52 fell apart in midair over Faro, North Carolina, releasing two atomic bombs. An eyewitness recalls the story of America’s nuclear near-miss

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Super-strong scales that allow this tiny catfish to shrug off piranha attacks could inspire new human-made materials

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In our February issue, explore how viruses—which may seem simple at first glance—are very complicated, and shape our world

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Hear more stories from essential workers and people impacted by the #COVID19 pandemic:

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