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Unusually large numbers of dolphins and whales are appearing off the eastern coast of Scotland, where scientists believe the animals have followed their prey to cooler waters.

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A forested region in southwestern China that's home to more than 30 percent of the world's giant pandas has been named a World Heritage site by the UN.

Related: See photos of other new World Heritage sites.

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Sacred summit, tourist attraction, dangerous volcano. Learn more about Japan's famous Mount Fuji and the cultural traditions meant to stave off the mountain's wrath.

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The European Alps could be virtually ice free by the end of this century, a new study warns, as rising air temperatures melt away mountain glaciers.

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Explore the deep, dark secret below Great Basin National Park, a little-known network of caverns known as Lehman Caves.

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Watch forestry experts tempt wind, flames, and fate by lighting a controlled burn to protect one of the U.S.'s great northern forests.

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It's the resting place of countless Stone Age dead, but mystery lives on at Newgrange, a tomb with one feature that seems straight out of Raiders of the Lost Ark.

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Take a video tour of one of the United States' oldest neighborhoods, from the landmarks of the Freedom Trail to the bistros of its restaurant row.

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Squeezed into a six-figure shark costume, explorer Fabien Cousteau—Jacques's grandson—dove among great whites for the new TV special Shark: Mind of a Demon.

Related Photos: Shark-Shaped Sub, Inside and Out

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"You will believe a man can fly," the old movie posters proclaimed. Well, not quite. But you may be surprised at how rooted in fact the Man of Steel's abilities are.

Related Photos: Animals With "Superman Powers"

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The Tuamotu islands near Tahiti seem like a priceless paradise. But experts warn the archipelago may soon vanish under the sea due to global warming.

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See the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, the eye-opening Eden that President George W. Bush has designated a U.S. national monument.

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President Bush has designated the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands a U.S. national monument, creating the largest marine reserve in the world.

Related video: See the islands and their wildlife.

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The warming effects of aircraft vapor trails could be eased with fewer night flights, especially during winter, the report says.

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Take a spin down Utah's Colorado River Scenic Byways, from the desert oasis of Zion National Park to the red-rock towers of Bryce Canyon.


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