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Those ‘nature is healing’ memes stem from a problematic take on environmentalism
The relationship between people and their planet just isn't that simple.
We have no clue how climate change will affect most land mammals
We've only studied the effects of climate change for around one percent of all mammals.
Is blocking out the sun a good solution to the climate crisis?
We should work out the consequences of filling the sky with sulfur before doing so, researchers urge.
How scientists helped Alaska’s “Rat Island” shake off its namesake rodents
A team of scientists helped eradicate the island of the animals in 2008 and the isle has slowly rebounded.
Conservation and ecology research tackles global issues without global input
The data would benefit from being more inclusive.
A spiky flea could ruin Midwestern ecosystems and kill native fish
Anglers and boaters may be fueling the spread of invasive spiny water flea from the Great Lakes—but they can help beat it back, too.
A new mapping method could help humans and wildlife coexist
Wildlife corridors aren’t a new idea, but taking human resistance into account makes them much more effective.
Behold the world’s tallest trees
A photographer-and-ecologist team are on a mission to document the mightiest members of forests.
Nights are warming faster than days. Here’s what that means for the planet.
This shift in daily temperatures can influence how plants and animals cope with climate change.
How scientists try to weigh some of the fattest bears on Earth
The Alaskan ursines of “Fat Bear Week” are very heavy indeed. Laser scanning can help measure their size.