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The Natural Resources Defense Council works to safeguard the earth - its people,
its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
Why are mule deer being blindfolded, sent up in helicopters, and having their teeth pulled? It’s all to track and conserve their migration routes.
The Nicaragua canal threatens the largest freshwater lake ecosystem in Central America.
An inside look at the black market for red-eared sliders.
Cannibalism is rampant in nature.
Across Africa, more and more people are using antimalarial mosquito nets to catch fish—an ecologically dicey endeavor.
How "Finding Nemo" got the sexual attributes of clownfish all wrong.
The rising tide isn’t discouraging a building boom in Miami, but developers are starting to take climate change into account.
How do you reintroduce beavers into roadless wilderness? By parachute, of course.
The incredible tale of the grandmother—and first woman—who hiked the Appalachian Trail (and helped preserve it).
When did the Anthropocene begin? A bunch of experts say the 1950s. Thanks, plastics.
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