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Scientists have announced the discovery of a small "kingdom" thought to have been destroyed by the largest volcanic eruption in recorded history.

Photo Gallery: See the "Lost Kingdom"

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In the wake of last year's unprecedented hurricane damage, questions are being raised about whether rebuilding should be allowed on the U.S.'s hurricane-vulnerable coastlines.

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The Tower of London's famous ravens have been moved inside to protect them from the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu now threatening Britain.

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Olympic organizers promise that the Turin Games will be "the greenest ever." But conservationists warn of a larger environmental crisis looming at the games' Alpine site.

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Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a 500-year-old London chapel where generations of British monarchs worshipped, including Henry VIII.

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Explore one of Earth's biggest biodiversity hotspots—the islands stretching from Indonesia to the Philippines—and experience the sizeable wildlife that thrives there.

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See some of the previously unknown species that scientists recently discovered in a remote mountain range on the island of New Guinea.

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Hurricanes and warmer seas have put the world's second largest coral reef at risk. Go deep with conservationists to see what's at stake.

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A big decision from the International Olympic Committee may have mapmakers and atlas editors rethinking what to call the host city of this winter's games.

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Tomorrow astronauts on the International Space Station will jettison one of the most unusual satellites ever launched: a stuffed spacesuit.

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Investigate the wildlife, peoples, and environment of the North Pole, and learn about the many expeditions that have explored the region, by foot, sled, plane—and blimp.

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Replay the year in science, nature, and exploration with the ten most popular videos from National Geographic News.

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Families across Mexico will gather at local cemeteries Wednesday night for all-night parties that honor the dead—holy or not.

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The world's largest onshore wind farm, planned for a Scottish island, could provide power to more than a million people. But the project has been stirring a storm of controversy.

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Coming to a fall festival near you: thousand-pound pumpkins and the growing sport of competitive gardening.


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