Planet Earth Archive
24 May 2013, 12:23 AM ET
The quake was felt across Northern California Thursday night.
23 May 2013, 05:54 PM ET
The hardy microbes can withstand temperatures close to those on Mars.
23 May 2013, 03:11 PM ET
Even GPS sites thousands of miles from faults were shifted by big earthquakes.
23 May 2013, 02:07 PM ET
Experts predict 7 to 11 hurricanes this season.
23 May 2013, 01:09 PM ET
A new map shows distinct species are not well protected under current plans.
23 May 2013, 12:55 PM ET
Frogs, toads and salamanders are vanishing from American habitats faster than feared.
23 May 2013, 11:56 AM ET
Astronauts snap a stunning photo of Alaska's Pavlof volcano.
23 May 2013, 11:25 AM ET
The path of the tornado is visible.
23 May 2013, 11:22 AM ET
Check out the wacky creatures that made the list this year.
23 May 2013, 10:38 AM ET
River bacteria can break down plant-based carbon, exhaling it as carbon dioxide.
22 May 2013, 09:31 PM ET
Study finds defects in fish contaminated by the 2010 BP spill.
22 May 2013, 05:52 PM ET
Joplin tornado survivors share advice.
22 May 2013, 05:30 PM ET
Ash and gas prompt local evacuation.
22 May 2013, 05:22 PM ET
Scientists are working to prevent devastation like that seen in Moore, Okla.
22 May 2013, 04:53 PM ET
The UK’s National Physical Laboratory has developed a printed circuit board made of ‘unzippable polymeric layers’ that comes apart in hot water. Resistors, capacitors, and integrated circuits can simply be scraped off and used again.
22 May 2013, 02:27 PM ET
GPS could've warned of 2011 Japan tsunami in three minutes.
22 May 2013, 02:16 PM ET
Several World War II-era shipwrecks threaten to leak oil in U.S. coastal waters.
22 May 2013, 01:42 PM ET
The number of heat-related deaths in Manhattan could increase by 20 percent by the 2020s.
22 May 2013, 10:54 AM ET
Wednesday will be drier and less humid for recovery and clean up efforts.
22 May 2013, 10:22 AM ET
This wallpaper shows the stunning marine wilderness of Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in Alaska. The park includes tidewater glaciers, snow-capped mountain ranges, ocean coastlines, deep fjords, and freshwater rivers and lakes.
21 May 2013, 05:53 PM ET
Lake Ontario may be the smallest Great Lake, but its waters run deep.
21 May 2013, 05:43 PM ET
Are they chilly, or protecting their pollen?
21 May 2013, 05:21 PM ET
Storm survey crews reach the area of worst damage and confirm the twister was one of the country's worst.
21 May 2013, 03:53 PM ET
Have dense forests become an environmental hazard?
21 May 2013, 03:19 PM ET
A chart of tornado deaths since 1875.