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Will Colorado bring back wolves? It’s up to voters

Rebecca Niemiec, Colorado State University and Kevin Crooks, Colorado State University Colorado voters will decide on Nov. 3 whether the state should reintroduce gray wolves...

Primates are facing an impending extinction crisis – but we know...

Jo Setchell, Durham University From lemurs to orangutans, tarsiers to gorillas, primates are captivating and sometimes unnervingly similar to us. So it’s not surprising that...

Protecting half of the planet is the best way to fight...

Greg Asner, Arizona State University Humans are dismantling and disrupting natural ecosystems around the globe and changing Earth’s climate. Over the past 50 years, actions...

Trump greenlights drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, but will...

Scott L. Montgomery, University of Washington The Trump administration has announced that it is opening up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas...

Can Asia end its uncontrolled consumption of wildlife? Here’s how North...

Roland Kays, North Carolina State University It was a dark time for animals. Poaching was rampant. Wild birds and mammals were being slaughtered by the...

“>Endangered tigers face growing threats from an Asian road-building boom

Neil Carter, University of Michigan Tigers are one of the world’s most iconic wild species, but today they are endangered throughout Asia. They once roamed...

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...

Coyotes are poised to enter South America for the first time

Roland Kays, North Carolina State University The Research Brief is a short take on interesting academic work. THE BIG IDEA: Coyotes are poised to expand their...

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Rebecca Dore, The Ohio State University As families everywhere adjust to social distancing measures like closed schools and child care centers, workplaces and more, parents...