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Using computers to sift through the cacophony of seaside sounds could help conservationists save species.

Teresa L. Carey, Contributor

Ecologists propose using animal song to measure forest health.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

Paleontologists have found incredible dinosaur diversity at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. What could nearby Bears Ears hold?

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Slow digestion and a diverse diet makes the lancetfish perfect for sampling deep sea life.

Teresa L. Carey, Contributor

Software helps a conservation group see where shade trees will best cool a river. Then the hard work starts.

Brian Owens, Contributor

In Ethiopia, churches may hold the key to protecting threatened species.

Teresa L. Carey, Contributor

A new model describes how floating ice can get jammed in a narrow strait, creating a giant frozen walkway.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Scientists find first evidence that oil from the spill reached land-based animals.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

A new study suggests the ecosystem -- and others like it -- can't be relied upon to remove excess carbon from the atmosphere.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

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