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It’s wrong to blame bats for the coronavirus epidemic

Peter Alagona, University of California, Santa Barbara Genomic research showing that the COVID-19 coronavirus likely originated in bats has produced heavy media coverage and widespread...

It’s OK to feed wild birds – here are some tips...

Julian Avery, Pennsylvania State University Millions of Americans enjoy feeding and watching backyard birds. Many people make a point of putting food out in winter,...

Rotting feral pig carcasses teach scientists what happens when tons of...

Brandon Barton, Mississippi State University and Abby Jones, Mississippi State University The unprecedented wildfire raging across Australia is not only destroying human lives, but has...

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...

Iowa’s farmers – and American eaters – need a national discussion...

Lisa Schulte Moore, Iowa State University Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses bring the state a lot of political attention during presidential election cycles. But in my view,...

More frequent and intense tropical storms mean less recovery time for...

Hans Paerl, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Tropical cyclones – storms that bring strong, rotating winds and rain, and which can intensify into...

Feral pigs harm wildlife and biodiversity as well as crops

Marcus Lashley, Mississippi State University They go by many names – pigs, hogs, swine, razorbacks – but whatever you call them, feral pigs (Sus scrofa)...

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Bee crisis: global warming will cause onward march of exotic gut...

By Robert Paxton, Queen's University Belfast An exotic parasite is spreading through the world’s honey bees and global warming is making it worse, according to...