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Ecology

Drought killed off inedible plants in Kruger National Park, making room for other plants that animals like to eat.

Nala Rogers, Contributor

Populations with a variety of genes can help a species adapt to threats like diseases and climate change.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Blowflies serve as natural sampling instruments to learn what is pooping and dying in an area.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Satellite images reveal widespread forest growth, but new trees won’t halt climate change and biodiversity loss.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

People infected with Toxoplasma gondii are more likely to be entrepreneurs, according to new research.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Dogs avoid each other after aggressive encounters, whereas wolves rapidly reconcile.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Parasites may have profound impacts even before they infect hosts.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

As erosion claims land, local scientists explore using oysters to preserve parts of the Mississippi delta.

Brian Owens, Contributor

The impact that killed the dinosaurs also caused mass deforestation and sent the first tree-dwelling birds to extinction.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

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