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Repercussions of human pressure ripple from the edges to the center of an enormous protected area.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Scientists explain the lime green look of spring.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

When the foraging sea mammals crack shells to collect food, they produce distinctive evidence.

Thomas Garlinghouse, Contributor

Despite conservation efforts, close assessment of Pando reveals significant losses. 

James Gaines, Contributor

They probably evolved to make mushroom-eating insects lose their appetites.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

Officials in Wyoming are building bridges in the hopes of restoring the migratory path of the pronghorn.

Annie Roth, Contributor

Algae and seaweed blooms in Greenland’s vast network of Arctic tidal pools offer shelter for some animals from an acidifying ocean.

Jennifer Leman, Contributor

Researchers find that wildfires are responsible for up to 20 percent of water flowing in some Western U.S. streams.

Jennifer Leman, Contributor

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

Brian Owens, Contributor

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