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After His $1K Stock Became $2 Million, 98-Year-Old Gives It All To Wildlife Sanctuary

After His $1K Stock Became $2 Million, 98-Year-Old Gives It All To Wildlife Sanctuary

Russ Gremel bought $1,000-worth of Walgreens stock 70 years ago. Now, the Chicago native is giving his entire fortune to protect wildlife.
Poachers Murder Two Blind Lions One Year After Release From Circus

Poachers Murder Two Blind Lions One Year After Release From Circus

As demand for big cats increases, animal sanctuaries are increasingly vulnerable to poachers.
From Hot Spot To Ghost Town: 33 Photos Of California’s Abandoned Salton Sea

From Hot Spot To Ghost Town: 33 Photos Of California’s Abandoned Salton Sea

Eerie images of this accidental sea then and now.
This New Machine Sucks CO2 From The Air And Uses It To Grow Vegetables

This New Machine Sucks CO2 From The Air And Uses It To Grow Vegetables

A Swiss company has opened the world's first commercial facility that removes carbon dioxide from the air and then uses it to grow plants.
Newly Discovered Glass Frog’s Beating Heart Is Visible Through Its Chest

Newly Discovered Glass Frog’s Beating Heart Is Visible Through Its Chest

Hyalinobatrachium yaku, a new species of glass frog, has such clear skin that researchers can watch its tiny heart beat through its chest.
“Sixth Mass Extinction” Underway Due To Human Activity, New Study Finds

“Sixth Mass Extinction” Underway Due To Human Activity, New Study Finds

A new study says that human activities are indeed altering the environment — by killing off swaths of it.
Donald Trump Will Pull Out of Historic Paris Climate Agreement, White House Officials Say

Donald Trump Will Pull Out of Historic Paris Climate Agreement, White House Officials Say

Donald Trump plans to withdraw from the Paris climate change agreement, a decision climate experts say will have disastrous effects.
Trump Budget Would Allow Tens of Thousands of Wild Horses to be Slaughtered

Trump Budget Would Allow Tens of Thousands of Wild Horses to be Slaughtered

To make money, the Trump Administration budget suggests reversing a ban on selling wild horses for slaughter.
The World’s Doomsday Crop Seed Vault In The Arctic Flooded Due To Melting Permafrost

The World’s Doomsday Crop Seed Vault In The Arctic Flooded Due To Melting Permafrost

The Global Seed Vault, thought to be "fail-safe," flooded this year due to melting permafrost, officials announced last week.
Humongous, 700-Pound Emerald Found In Brazilian Mine

Humongous, 700-Pound Emerald Found In Brazilian Mine

The four-foot emerald, one of the rarest stones on Earth, has been sold to a local miner for an unknown amount.
Giethoorn: The Enchanting Dutch Town Without Streets

Giethoorn: The Enchanting Dutch Town Without Streets

Step inside the "Venice of the North."