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The Iron Curtain’s border zone has grown into a wild, ecological haven
The iron curtain's shadow left room for nature to heal.
What to do if you find a turtle in the road
Slow and steady is the right approach.
Why fighting wildfires is so dangerous for Air Force pilots
Every mission is different, and they're only getting more dangerous due to climate change.
Burglar bear Hank the Tank might be even tougher to catch. Here’s why.
DNA evidence adds a plot twist to California’s black bear invasions.
Do something sweet for Earth—ditch balloons this Valentine’s Day
They're not worth the risk to wildlife and the power grid.
Wildlife officials are taking radical steps to save Florida’s starving manatees
More than 1,000 manatees have died in Florida this year.
Wild deer are giving each other COVID—a lot
Animals hosting the virus may act as a reservoir.
This annual starling murmuration is so dense it’s called ‘The Black Sun’
How do starlings manage to fly in such mesmerizing synchronized displays?
Humans are pushing into animals’ homes, but nature is as rebellious as ever
Mary Roach on the fuzziest, wildest criminals in the natural world.
Your Flickr photos could help scientists keep tabs on wildlife
A new method of “passive citizen science” is seeking to discover plants and animals that you may not have known were in your photos.