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Pikas are adapting to climate change remarkably well, contrary to many...

Andrew Smith, Arizona State University Climate change is harming many special places and iconic species around our planet, from Glacier National Park’s disappearing glaciers to...

Fences have big effects on land and wildlife around the world...

Alex McInturff, University of California Santa Barbara; Christine Wilkinson, University of California, Berkeley, and Wenjing Xu, University of California, Berkeley What is the most common...

We’ll see more fire seasons like 2020 – here’s a strategy...

Jennifer Balch, University of Colorado Boulder As of late fall, wildfires are still smoldering under snowfall in Colorado. I am hoping that the cold and...

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...

Grand Canyon National Park turns 100: How a place once called...

Stephen Pyne, Arizona State University Few sights are as instantly recognizable, and few sites speak more fully to American nationalism. Standing on the South Rim...

Bison are back, and that benefits many other species on the...

Matthew D. Moran, Hendrix College Driving north of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, an extraordinary landscape comes into view. Trees disappear and an immense landscape of grass emerges,...

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...

Farmers are drawing groundwater from the giant Ogallala Aquifer faster than...

Char Miller, Pomona College Every summer the U.S. Central Plains go dry, leading farmers to tap into groundwater to irrigate sorghum, soy, cotton, wheat and...

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Energy drink binge leaves teens with more than a hangover

Caleb Ferguson, University of Technology, Sydney and Patricia Davidson, Johns Hopkins University Manufacturers of energy drinks are coming under pressure from governments and regulatory bodies...