Yesterday, millions of people around the world turned their lights off for "Earth Hour", an event meant to remind people of how important climate action is. Because of the coronavirus, this year's event was marked online.
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Scientists are worried about Western monarch butterflies and are trying to understand why they're struggling. To answer their questions, they're asking people in the western US to send in any pictures of monarchs they take this spring.
The numbers of African black rhinos are slowly rising say a group of experts who work to protect threatened animals. The increase in numbers is rare good news for animals that have suffered great losses because of poaching.
A pine tree in the Czech Republic, known as the "Guardian of the Flooded Village", has won the European Tree of the Year contest. The goal of the contest is to encourage people to appreciate and protect trees.
As the new coronavirus disease, COVID-19, crosses the globe, it's having effects far beyond the illness. The pandemic is having a strong effect on businesses, which is also affecting the climate crisis.
A strange looking insect known as a treehopper has been given an unusual name by Brendan Morris, who's training as an entomologist. He called the insect Kaikaia gaga - after the singing star Lady Gaga.
Around the world, governments are limiting travel, canceling public events, and closing schools, hoping to slow the spread of COVID-19, the new coronavirus. Though extreme steps like these may seem scary, the goal is to keep people safe.
When NASA sends its new rover blasting off to Mars in July, it will carry the name "Perseverance". The name was suggested by Virginia middle-school student Alexander Mather, who won NASA's "Name the Rover" contest.
Starting March 1, people in Luxembourg no longer have to pay to ride public transportation. The country has made all of its trains, buses, and trams free to ride in an effort to cut down on traffic and pollution.
Right now, for a short period of time, the Earth has two moons. One moon is the one you know. The other is a tiny car-sized moon that showed up in the last few years and could leave within the next month.
Like many places in Eastern Africa, Pakistan has been suffering from an invasion of locusts since last year. Recently, an unusual plan for helping Pakistan was considered, but dropped - sending in 100,000 ducks to eat the locusts.