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its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
The nation’s departure from the International Whaling Commission was followed immediately by the slaughter of two minke whales.
Pollution and the overdrawing of groundwater threaten to wipe out several species of subterranean salamanders.
A new practice of harvesting olives at night leads to grim mortality statistics for migratory birds in southern Europe.
After millennia of migrating to and from the sea, Chinook salmon disappeared from California’s San Joaquin River 65 years ago. Now they’re trickling back.
Scientists say we must fight the biodiversity crisis and climate change at the same time.
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).
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