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The Amazon is burning: 4 essential reads on Brazil’s vanishing rainforest

Catesby Holmes, The Conversation Nearly 40,000 fires are incinerating Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, the latest outbreak in an overactive fire season that has charred 1,330 square...

Black bears adapt to life near humans by burning the midnight...

Kathy Zeller, University of Massachusetts Amherst Amid reports that human activities are pushing many wild species to the edge of extinction, it’s easy to miss...

Shark Week looms, but don’t panic

Gavin Naylor, University of Florida Sharks elicit outsized fear, even though the risk of a shark bite is infinitesimally small. As a marine biologist and...

Women are rising in the conservation movement, but still face #MeToo...

Megan Jones, Colorado State University and Jennifer Solomon, Colorado State University The #MeToo movement has caused profound shake-ups at organizations across the U.S. in the...

Women are rising in the conservation movement, but still face #MeToo...

Megan Jones, Colorado State University and Jennifer Solomon, Colorado State University The #MeToo movement has caused profound shake-ups at organizations across the U.S. in the...

Populist alliances of ‘cowboys and Indians’ are protecting rural lands

Zoltan Grossman, Evergreen State College The sea of red on recent election maps make it look like rural areas are uniformly populated by Republicans. And...

To solve climate change and biodiversity loss, we need a Global...

Greg Asner, Arizona State University Earth’s cornucopia of life has evolved over 550 million years. Along the way, five mass extinction events have caused serious...

As climate change erodes US coastlines, an invasive plant could become...

Judith Weis, Rutgers University Newark Many invasive species are found along U.S. coasts, including fishes, crabs, mollusks and marsh grasses. Since the general opinion...

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How people talk now holds clues about human migration centuries ago

Nicole Creanza, Vanderbilt University and André Ché Sherriah, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus Often, you can tell where someone grew up by the...

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