At a site loaded with fossil traces from the distant past, New Jersey is getting a new dinosaur-focused museum.
Would you have guessed that this highly unusual and well camouflaged insect was a praying mantis? If so, you're smarter than me.
Volcanic eruptions around the world are both an attraction to visitors and a danger to air traffic and homes.
Water clean enough for 'wild swimming' is the goal of new legislation and a call from the UK's water companies.
A short expedition from Reykjavik pays off in plenty of puffin pictues.
An ancient Douglas fir in Mount Rainier National Park counts the years from the 13th century in its rings
City and animal welfare officials are concerned that the huge animals can be spooked and aggressive, and want people to leave them alone.
A short and easy trail in Mount Rainier National Park offers insights into a living environment as well as a small slice of human history.
Sea otters were once overhunted because of their thick lush pelts. Fortunately they've made a nice recovery. This one was napping in a busy fishing harbor in Kodiak.
DrFumblefinger came across this gigantic bug while hiking in the rainforest of Costa Rica's northeast coastal region.
With a rich maritime history, abundant wildlife and immensely hospitable locals, this slice of Britain in the South Atlantic has a lot going for it.
Narada Falls, In Mount Rainier National Park, creates its own rainbow.
Marilyn Jones and her granddaughter explore nature on a pleasant day.
A dam and locks connecting Seattle waterways has a side attraction: a ladder for fish swimming upstream.
This arachnid is not what it seems at first blush. Any idea why?