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Native people did not use fire to shape New England’s landscape

Wyatt Oswald, Emerson College; David R. Foster, Harvard University, and Elizabeth Chilton, Binghamton University, State University of New York An interpretive sign stands at the...

What can you learn from studying an animal’s scat?

Verity Mathis, University of Florida ...

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...

Battlefields around the world are finding new purpose as parks and...

Todd Lookingbill, University of Richmond and Peter Smallwood, University of Richmond The horrors of war are all too familiar: lives lost, homes destroyed, entire communities...

Why ‘acting locally’ is impossible in an interconnected world

Jennifer M. Bernstein, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Like many Americans, I worry about the state of the...

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...

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As the coal industry shrinks, miners deserve a just transition –...

Ann Eisenberg, University of South Carolina Murray Energy, one of the biggest private U.S. coal companies, has become the fifth coal company to file for...