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Even in apartment blocks, volunteer shooters take aim to rid the ultra-orderly metropolis of a disorderly invasive species.

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When complete, the Skywalk will jut 70 feet (21 meters) from the canyon wall and sit 4,000 feet (1,220 meters) above the Colorado River.

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A proposed solution to channel water into the rapidly shrinking Dead Sea could carry critical side effects, a local expert warns.

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A recently launched layer on the popular desktop globe helps young adults explore Africa as part of a campaign to increase geographic knowledge.

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The Gospel of Judas unveiled. A "lost world" of animals discovered. Explore these and other highlights of the year in nature, science, and exploration with our most popular news stories of 2006.

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Miners and tourists alike are contaminating Argentina's caves, say scientists, who warn that fragile underground ecosystems and archaeological sites are at risk.

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Extreme rains, interspersed with droughts, could spell disaster for the country's agriculture-based economy, according to research spanning five decades of data.

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Seafood lovers may risk the ire of conservationists to land a Chilean sea bass, but fishers brave raging winds and frigid seas to bring the fish to market.

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Several crabs, shrimp, sea stars, and other marine species had likely never been seen until scientists went exploring in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands this fall.

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Florida's explosive population growth—and the unquenchable thirst that comes with it—has some wondering how long the spring-fed Suwannee River will stay wild.

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See a roundup of the week's news and events, from dog-policy protesters to "pinball" supernovas and coal mine explosions.

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Using advanced crime scene methods, a team of civilian and military personnel excavates sites around the world to recover the remains of lost U.S. soldiers.

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Which World Heritage sites—places like the Grand Canyon and the Pyramids—are being lovingly preserved, and which are being loved to death? See the top and bottom five.

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National Geographic's Center for Sustainable Destinations has ranked the world's top natural and cultural treasures, issuing praise for some sites and dire warnings for others.

Related Photos: See the Top and Bottom Five

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See a roundup of the week's news and events, from the world's tallest tower to Arabic coins found in Sweden, a hot-air balloon festival in Japan, and more.


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