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its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
Perhaps more than any other animal, polar bears are used to represent the dangers of climate change—as in a recent viral video. So why are deniers seizing on them too?
The United States has the greatest freshwater mussel diversity on the planet, but some populations haven’t reproduced in 100 years. This is bad news for humans, too.
To save the critically endangered Ridgway’s hawk, scientists sent it to this Dominican resort town.
Red-cockaded woodpeckers, eastern cottontails, and eagles can thank turkeys (and conservationists) for saving their homes.
From climate change to kidnappings, the threats are adding up against these tiny, adorable cervids.
Despite global lows in sea ice coverage, too much ice (also caused by climate change) may be to blame for this Antarctica disaster.
Meet the frizzy-haired Tapanuli orangutan, already among the world’s most imperiled great apes.
Nonnative wildlife and pets are running amok in New Zealand, but these canines are part of the solution.
A new study finds that the world’s largest and smallest species are closest to the brink of oblivion.
How do you bring tigers back to a region after decades of extinction? First you rebuild their ecosystem.
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