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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...

Monuments ‘expire’ – but offensive monuments can become powerful history lessons

Alan Marcus, University of Connecticut and Walter Woodward, University of Connecticut Historical monuments are intended to be timeless, but almost all have an expiration date....

The complicated legacy of the Pilgrims is finally coming to light...

Peter C. Mancall, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences The 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims’ voyage to Plymouth will...

Abolishing child labor took the specter of ‘white slavery’ and the...

Betsy Wood, Hudson County Community College Today, U.S. laws and regulations bar kids under the age of 14 from working in most industries. Children under...

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...

National parks – even Mount Rushmore – show that there’s more...

Jennifer Ladino, University of Idaho July 4th will be quieter than usual this year, thanks to COVID-19. Many U.S. cities are canceling fireworks displays to...

5 ways the world is better off dealing with a pandemic...

Siddharth Chandra, Michigan State University and Eva Kassens-Noor, Michigan State University Near the end of the First World War, a deadly flu raced across the...

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...

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Complex birdsongs help biologists piece together the evolution of lifelong learning

Cristina Robinson, Vanderbilt University; Kate Snyder, Vanderbilt University, and Nicole Creanza, Vanderbilt University Bonjour! Ni hao! Merhaba! If you move to a new country as...