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its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
From lowland Filipinos and indigenous groups to international conservation organizations, everyone is getting in line to save the critically endangered tamaraw.
A new study shows that the Amazon’s largest land animals are exceptional at dispersing seeds.
The insects fly up to 1,500 miles over the course of three generations, and all of this activity seems to be governed by temperature.
The die-off—which wiped out a third of the population of these large and endangered fruit bats—is not normal, but it may become so.
The world’s flies pollinate plants, manage waste, feed the masses, and deserve a little respect (and protection).
Two struggling species don’t need “likes”; they need protection from the pet trade, poaching, and habitat loss. And they might just get it.
Earthworms may seem harmless, but they have the power to transform some of America’s forests—and not in a good way.
In an auction, EnviroBuild paid $31,250 for the species’ naming rights. (Not everyone is happy about that.)
Hawaiians will never again hear the song of George the Snail. The fate of Achatinella apexfulva is a cautionary tale of decorative gardens, imported cannibals, and snail sex (or lack thereof).
Where are South America’s bush dogs? A scientist looks to a Chesapeake Bay retriever for answers.
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