Earth and Space

Nearly 3 billion birds have disappeared from North America since 1970 | MNN

If your backyard bird feeder seems a little less popular these days, it's not your imagination. The number of birds in the U.S. and...

5 startling statistics about rhinos | MNN

Rhinos are some of the planet's most iconic animals, thanks largely to their hulking physiques and distinctive horns. Yet fame has done little...

11 tips to help you make it through flu season | MNN

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the flu season can start as early as October and last well into May,...

Grab a free ticket to a museum this Saturday | MNN

Is there a museum in your local area that you've been dying to check out? This Saturday might be the day to do...

Panel Of Third Graders To Dictate Nation’s Climate Change Policy

Friday Funny reposted with permission from The Babylon Bee WASHINGTON, D.C.—At a panel on climate change held yesterday, the Senate brought in...

The world’s largest privately owned giant sequoia forest may soon be protected | MNN

A conservation group has reached a $15.65 million deal to buy the largest privately owned giant sequoia grove left on Earth, an ancient...

How to share Earth with other animals | MNN

Earth is a big place, but size isn't everything. The planet's richest ecosystems are in rapid decline, forcing us to acknowledge the elephant...

What we know about vaping-related lung illness | MNN

More than 500 people have become sick from a mysterious vaping-related lung illness and several people have died. But federal health officials say...

10 reasons why you should use public transport

From the archives: Updated September 20, 2019Public transportation eases congestion, reduces emissions, and gives you plenty of quality time to people watch, as...

10 ways to reduce (or reverse) your car’s carbon skidmark

From the archives: Updated September 20, 2019Cars are one of the great mixed bags of our time. They are at once wonders of...