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All’s Not Well

Latest NewsNorth DakotaSusan Cosier
North Dakota’s oil and gas boom is scaring away grassland birds.

The Peanut Butter Solution

Latest NewsUnited StatesSusan Cosier
A (tasty) plague-fighting vaccine for prairie dogs may give endangered black-footed ferrets a new lease on life.

Sunken Treasure

Latest NewsUnited StatesSusan Cosier
Shipwrecks are the main event at a newly proposed marine sanctuary, but scientists hope to find much more.

Biting Back

Latest NewsUnited StatesSusan Cosier
Backyard breeders are creating a new kind of hero honeybee—one that chomps off the legs of mites and saves the hive.

Fecal Attraction

Latest NewsUnited StatesSusan Cosier
Poop has a lot to tell us about the mating game—and this zoo scientist is getting the scoop on how to save endangered species in the wild.

Diseases on the Move

Latest NewsUnited StatesSusan Cosier
Climate change helps freeloading parasites spread illness. To fight future outbreaks, we need to think of the offenders in a whole new light.

Spreading Like Wildfire

Latest NewsUnited StatesSusan Cosier
Flame retardants are winding up everywhere—like in some of the Great Lakes’ greatest wildlife.

Back from the Dead Zone

Latest NewsUnited StatesSusan Cosier
Doing just a little to curb fertilizer pollution in the Mississippi could go a long way to breathing life back into the Gulf.

Let the Wily Go Wild?

Latest NewsNew York CitySusan Cosier
Cities across the country have learned to live with coyotes. Why not New York?

Under the Sea

Latest NewsUnited StatesSusan Cosier
Vast fuel reserves and mineral resources lie in the ocean depths. But so does a world we could destroy before ever understanding it.

Don’t Drink the Farm

Latest NewsUnited StatesSusan Cosier
Agriculture runoff is choking Lake Erie. Are lawmakers finally ready to tell farmers to knock it off?