IMMERSIVE

To help corals survive the myriad threats they currently face, an international team of scientists is mastering the art and science of raising coral babies.

immersive | 09.26.18

Spawning an Intervention

immersive | 39.26.18

Spawning an Intervention

When corals are stressed, they expel their colorful—and life-sustaining—algae. Dive into a coral polyp to see both how and why.

immersive | 05.23.18

Inside Coral Bleaching

immersive | 30.23.18

Inside Coral Bleaching

A decades-long debate over protection of the lesser prairie-chicken could usher the Endangered Species Act into a new era.

immersive | 03.13.18

A Grand Experiment on the Grasslands

immersive | 43.13.18

A Grand Experiment on the Grasslands

To learn how life on Earth first began—and how it might evolve elsewhere in the Universe—scientists are probing rocks deep beneath the ocean's surface.

immersive | 11.21.17

Life on the Rocks

immersive | 59.21.17

Life on the Rocks

The Amazon rainforest faces myriad threats. But this iconic ecosystem—one of Earth’s most important natural resources—may be more resilient than scientists ever expected.

immersive | 02.28.17

The Lungs of the Planet

immersive | 11.28.17

The Lungs of the Planet

A tropical rainforest’s ability to take a deep breath depends in large part on a somewhat surprising factor—the age of its leaves.

infographic | 02.28.17

From Leaf to Landscape

infographic | 09.28.17

From Leaf to Landscape

Stretching hundreds of feet into the air presents some very real physical challenges. See how these massive trees have overcome gravity to become the giants of the forest.

infographic | 11.22.16

The Making of a Giant

infographic | 15.22.16

The Making of a Giant

Since 2011, drought and pestilence have killed more than 100 million trees in California. What does that mean for the fate of the world’s largest tree, the giant sequoia?

immersive | 11.22.16

Last Tree Standing

immersive | 11.22.16

Last Tree Standing

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