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The Odd Way Beavers Impact Climate Change
It's all in the dams.
Whoever Kills The Most Burmese Pythons In Florida Wins A Cash Prize
A mass animal-hunting contest that actually, well, makes sense.
This Is What The Depression Sounded Like
Digital birds reconstruct the soundscape of famous naturalist Aldo Leopold.
Bacteria Can Quickly Swap Genes With Each Other Through A Global Network
Bacteria swap genetic information as readily as people can share digital data — there are no cultural, political or systemic...
New Scanner Tracks Zebras’ Built-In Bar Codes
A new method helps tell wildlife apart.
What Cataclysm Killed the Birds in Arkansas (and Louisiana, and Sweden)? Maybe None
If 5,000 birds die in a forest and no one is around to find them, does it still become a media sensation?
Bat Researchers: Please Pay Attention to Us After Halloween
Next year is the "Year of the Bat"
Scientists Say They Can Measure Rate of Oil Leak if BP Releases Clear Seafloor Video
Since BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig exploded into one of the worst man-made ecological disasters in history, one big question has...
Fifty Years Ago, Fish Were Bigger; Fifty Years From Now, They’ll Be Gone
A treasure trove of historical evidence finds that the fish your grand-dad claimed was "this big" may well have been
Wild Boars Menace Germany. Could it Happen Here?
Boars are more dangerous than people realize -- and they're multiplying, possibly because of global warming. Will grave-robbing, pet-eating hogs take over the American South?