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Animals large and small once covered North America’s prairies – and...

Joel Berger, Colorado State University and Jon Beckmann, University of Nevada, Reno In the grip of winter, the North American prairies can look deceptively barren....

Re-creating live-animal markets in the lab lets researchers see how pathogens...

Richard Bowen, Colorado State University and Alan Rudolph, Colorado State University Nobody yet knows for sure the definitive origins of the newly recognized coronavirus now...

How do we know when a species at risk has recovered?...

H. Resit Akcakaya, Stony Brook University (The State University of New York) Around the world, animals and plants are disappearing at alarming rates. In May...

Complex birdsongs help biologists piece together the evolution of lifelong learning

Cristina Robinson, Vanderbilt University; Kate Snyder, Vanderbilt University, and Nicole Creanza, Vanderbilt University Bonjour! Ni hao! Merhaba! If you move to a new country as...

Curious kids: Why don’t hummingbirds get fat or sick from drinking...

Jessica Pollock, Boise State University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to...

Why do birds sing?

David Steadman, University of Florida Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to...

Sexual selection in action: Birds that attract multiple mates change their...

Nicole Creanza, Vanderbilt University and Kate Snyder, Vanderbilt University How do individuals choose their mates? Why are some more successful at attracting mates than others? These...

I used facial recognition technology on birds

Lewis Barnett, University of Richmond As a birder, I had heard that if you paid careful attention to the head feathers on the downy woodpeckers...

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End of Tasmania’s forest peace deal heralds more uncertainty

By Russell Warman, University of Tasmania Tasmania’s parliament yesterday passed new forestry laws to undo the state’s forest “peace” deal. The laws are the most...