Planet Earth Archive
17 May 2013, 12:15 PM ET
Close to the California mainland, yet worlds apart, Channel Islands National Park, as seen in this beautiful wallpaper, encompasses five islands and their ocean environment, preserving and protecting a wealth of natural and cultural resources.
17 May 2013, 11:56 AM ET
A scheme to save the marbled murrelet includes vomit-inducing eggs.
17 May 2013, 10:24 AM ET
17 May 2013, 10:16 AM ET
The marbled murrelet is the only shorebird that nests in trees. The marbled murrelet's central California population could go extinct because Steller's jays are stealing and eating their eggs, but California state biologists hope to save them.
16 May 2013, 06:10 PM ET
Criminologists didn't use to address wildlife crimes.
16 May 2013, 05:19 PM ET
Lake Huron has the longest shoreline of the Great Lakes. It is the second largest by surface area and the third largest by volume of water.
16 May 2013, 04:10 PM ET
Gas levels were higher than previously thought.
16 May 2013, 02:00 PM ET
Earth's mantle morphs East Coast's ancient shoreline.
16 May 2013, 02:00 PM ET
Goodbye, glaciers. These rivers of ice are melting worldwide.
16 May 2013, 10:06 AM ET
A tornado reaching up to a mile wide at times left at least six dead Wednesday in Hood and Johnson counties, Texas.
16 May 2013, 09:18 AM ET
The tornado caused less damage than others in nearby towns.
15 May 2013, 05:37 PM ET
Scientist Richard Leakey said the road could allow safe passage of wildlife.
15 May 2013, 03:59 PM ET
Can algal blooms be stopped with better farming?
15 May 2013, 03:10 PM ET
Melting polar ice affects Earth's rotation.
15 May 2013, 02:41 PM ET
Massive explosions excavated the Earth when fire met ice.
15 May 2013, 02:37 PM ET
Hold onto your lunch! Watch construction workers complete the tower. The topmost section was lofted into place with an attached camera rolling. Topping out at 1776 feet, it was the 3rd tallest building in the world at the time of completion.
15 May 2013, 01:24 PM ET
Today marks the start of the 2013 Eastern Pacific hurricane season and right on time the first tropical depression of the season has formed.
15 May 2013, 01:00 PM ET
Find has implications for understanding of life on Earth and maybe Mars.
15 May 2013, 10:27 AM ET
This wallpaper shows Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado. Mesa Verde, Spanish for green table, offers a spectacular look into the lives of the Ancestral Pueblo people who made it their home for more than 700 years, from A.D. 600 to A.D. 1300.
14 May 2013, 07:06 PM ET
The wide range of wonderful rocks found in Hawaii.
14 May 2013, 06:21 PM ET
Clean Air Act challenge continues, can its protections?
14 May 2013, 05:38 PM ET
Lake Michigan is the only Great Lake located entirely in the United States.
14 May 2013, 05:06 PM ET
A single-day cleanup netted 41 blue whales' worth of trash.
14 May 2013, 04:03 PM ET
A 13,000-foot-wide glacier breaks off into a fjord.
14 May 2013, 02:29 PM ET
Snow cover has declined an estimated 20 percent across the entire range since 1980.