The sixth mass extinction, explained

The populations of the world’s wild animals have fallen by more than 50 percent and humanity is to blame. Here’s everything you need to know: What’s gone wrong?As the human population has swelled to 7.5 billion, our species’ massive footprint on planet Earth has had a devastating impact on mammals, birds, reptiles, insects, and marine […]

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Images From Antarctica

Ozge Elif Kizil / Anadolu Agency / Getty Summertime in Antarctica is winding down these days, with the first sunset of the year coming to the south pole in about two weeks. The people living and working at Antarctic coastal stations were able to experience a few weeks of constant daylight around Christmastime. Gathered below, […]

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