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Over 100 fire scientists urge the US West: Skip the fireworks...

Philip Higuera, The University of Montana; Alexander L. Metcalf, The University of Montana; Dave McWethy, Montana State University, and Jennifer Balch, University...

Yellowstone is losing its snow as the climate warms, and that...

Bryan Shuman, University of Wyoming When you picture Yellowstone National Park and its neighbor, Grand Teton, the snowcapped peaks...

Western fires are burning higher in the mountains at unprecedented rates...

Mojtaba Sadegh, Boise State University; John Abatzoglou, University of California, Merced, and Mohammad Reza Alizadeh, McGill University

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...

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Kratom: What science is discovering about the risks and benefits of...

Christopher R. McCurdy, University of Florida Kratom, a traditional Southeast Asian herbal medicine from the leaves of the tropical tree Mitragyna speciosa, has gained favor...