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Carcasses are the best clues we have for these mysterious whales
Researchers discovered two new elusive beaked whale subpopulations.
Keystone XL is officially dead
The pipeline's developer has pulled the plug on the controversial project at last.
Turning the lights off for a few nights each year could save millions of birds
Bright city lights can be deadly for migratory birds like warblers and thrushes.
5 ways to keep bees buzzing that don’t require a hive
Getting 1,000 bees is like adopting a puppy.
Millions of acres in the Arctic refuge are off limits to drilling—for now
Oil and gas companies won't be able to lease land in the coastal plain until a full environmental impact statement is completed.
Bison have returned to the Great Plains. Now what?
A rift among Indigenous and non-Indigenous ranchers illustrates the struggles of reintroducing buffalo in modern landscapes.
Coral reefs are dying, but it’s not too late to save them
A roadmap to preventing coral bleaching.
‘Blue carbon’ is a win-win for endangered coastal ecosystems and carbon sequestration
An international blue carbon wave is on the way.
Jaguars could roam the US once again
A new study pinpoints ideal habitat that's far from humans and also part of the endangered cat's native range.
14 hypnotizing photos that captured the world in and beyond the pandemic
A lot more happened in 2020 than COVID-19. The World Press Photo award finalists reflect that.