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Conservation Ecology National parks California Land management Archives Wildfires

Emily Lin, University of California, Merced Editor’s note: As wildfires came dangerously close to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in September 2020, the curator...

Peatlands keep a lot of carbon out of Earth’s atmosphere, but...

Julie Loisel, Texas A&M University Peatlands are a type of wetland where dead plant material doesn’t fully decompose because it’s too soggy. In these ecosystems,...

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...

Why gender reveals have spiraled out of control

Jenna Drenten, Loyola University Chicago Over Labor Day weekend, two expectant parents didn’t get the viral hit they had hoped for. During a gender reveal party...

Coping with Western wildfires: 5 essential reads

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation Intense wildfires are raging in California, Oregon and Washington state, spurring mass evacuations and leaving charred towns in their wake. A...

Wildfires can poison drinking water – here’s how communities can be...

Andrew J. Whelton, Purdue University and Caitlin R. Proctor, Purdue University In recent years wildfires have entered urban areas, causing breathtaking destruction. The 2018 Camp Fire...

Young California ranchers are finding new ways to raise livestock and...

Kate Munden-Dixon, Indiana University and Leslie Roche, University of California, Davis As California contends with drought, wildfires and other impacts of climate change, a small...

Rotting feral pig carcasses teach scientists what happens when tons of...

Brandon Barton, Mississippi State University and Abby Jones, Mississippi State University The unprecedented wildfire raging across Australia is not only destroying human lives, but has...

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Could Hulu and Google upend the TV industry in 2017?

Amanda Lotz, University of Michigan The transformation of U.S. television that began in 2015 – with more companies distributing television content over the internet –...