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Image of the Day: Devastating Drought Desiccates U.S.

  • Published: Jul 20th, 2012

Moderate to exceptional drought now covers 63 percent of the U.S., drying up this Indiana reservoir.

Image of the Day: Storms Soar Over the Sweltering City

  • Published: Jul 19th, 2012

Record high temperatures fueled severe thunderstorms across the eastern U.S. on Wednesday, including in NYC.

Explaining Explosion of Daily Record Highs Easy as Pie

  • Published: Jul 16th, 2012

As the climate has warmed, there has been a growing imbalance between record daily high temps and record daily lows.

Image of the Day: No More Pandas? Too Much to Bear

  • Published: Jul 16th, 2012

108 people paraded in panda costumes to raise awareness about endangered pandas during Panda Awareness Week.

Image of the Day: Prisoners Produce Power with Bicycles

  • Published: Jul 15th, 2012

A new program in Brazilian jails is allowing prisoners to produce renewable energy used to power street lamps.

Image of the Day: Fluorescent Frogfish May Fail to Flourish

  • Published: Jul 14th, 2012

Reef fish, like the giant frogfish, will be in danger in a warming climate as coral reefs will begin to degrade.

Texas Court Rules Air Deserves Same Protection As Water

  • Published: Jul 13th, 2012

Texas District Court's ruling declared that the air and atmosphere are part of the "public trust," which requires protection.

Image of the Day: A Frog Marriage or a Plea for Rain?

  • Published: Jul 11th, 2012

Droughts persist in India -- not to mention the U.S. -- prompting a frog marriage as an offering to the rain gods in Nagpur, India.