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its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
I released Misty the Chinese water dragon into the Pennsylvania wild—but don’t be like me. There are other options.
Conservationists and ranchers are teaming up to drain the swamp (literally) so they can kick these invasive croakers out and save the state’s leopard frogs.
A video showing a sea turtle trapped by lava went viral. Now experts weigh in on the eruption’s potential impact on the endangered animals.
These cute little marsupials are taking their country back—well, hopefully.
Sea life of all kinds relies on this feeding and mating frenzy, but the setting for grouper romance has to be just right.
Deforestation and hunting have many of our closest cousins swinging toward extinction.
Apparently they don’t want to hang out with a bunch of noisy, destructive, arrogant, and trigger-happy primates.
Rising CO2 levels could upset the delicate relationship between the butterflies and their parasites.
Conservation in the Congo is dangerous—but after half a century, it’s paying off for these great apes.
Scientists are still trying to understand what paralyzed and eventually killed more than 30 critically endangered Verreaux’s sifakas in Madagascar this spring.
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