Ocean Loaded With Deadly 'ghostnets'

Huge swaths of the Pacific Ocean are loaded with discarded fishing nets that entangle marine mammals, turtles and sea birds, a new study found. Researchers used satellites to get a better handle on the scope of the so-called ghostnet problem, then flew over specific areas...

Ozone Hole Won't Heal Until 2070, Nasa Finds

SAN FRANCISCO — The banning of ozone-depleting chemicals hasn't yet caused detectable improvements in the Antarctic ozone hole, new research suggests. Instead, changes in the South Pole's ozone hole from year-to-year are likely the result of natural variations in wind patterns, researchers said here Wednesday...

Photo: Winter Wonderland In The Teton Range

For a picturesque winter scene, the Teton Range of northwestern Wyoming is hard to beat. Rising within Grand Teton National Park to 13,770 feet (4,200 meters) is the stunning Teton mountain range, seen above covered in snow. The Tetons are home to extraordinary wildlife, pristine...