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Monarch butterflies join the Red List of endangered species, thanks to...

Kristen A. Baum, Oklahoma State University On July 21, 2022, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature placed...

Digital sound archives can bring extinct birds (briefly) back to life

Hannah Hunter, Queen's University, Ontario When people think of extinct animals, they may picture taxidermy, skeletons, 19th-century illustrations or...

Climate change and forest management have both fueled today’s epic...

Steven C. Beda, University of Oregon What is driving the wildfires that are ravaging California, Oregon and Washington? President Trump and state officials have offered...

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...

High-tech fishing gear could help save critically endangered right whales

Michael Moore, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Hannah Myers, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Many fish, marine mammals and seabirds that inhabit the world’s oceans are...

The Trump administration is scrapping a collaborative sage grouse protection plan...

John Freemuth, Boise State University The Trump administration has released plans to open up nine million acres of sage grouse habitat in six western...

The sage grouse isn’t just a bird – it’s a proxy...

John Freemuth, Boise State University The Trump administration is clashing with conservation groups and others over protection for the greater sage grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus), a...

Giraffes are in trouble – the US Endangered Species Act can...

Federico Cheever, University of Denver and Annecoos Wiersema, University of Denver On April 19 of this year, five major wildlife protection groups petitioned...

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Coffee farmers struggle to adapt to Colombia’s changing climate

Jessica Eise, Purdue University and Natalie White, Purdue University In Colombia’s coffee-producing region of Risaralda, small trees run along the sharp incline of the Andes...