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Week 45: A Mountain of Resistance

EPA gets an earful in West Virginia, a Trump appointee has a lying problem, and Trump undoes lots of rules.

When Its Rainforest Disappeared, This Raptor Became a Beach Bum

To save the critically endangered Ridgway’s hawk, scientists sent it to this Dominican resort town.

Wild Turkeys Are Heroes to Critters Up and Down the Eastern Seaboard

Red-cockaded woodpeckers, eastern cottontails, and eagles can thank turkeys (and conservationists) for saving their homes.

Would More People Ride the Bus if It Looked and Felt Like a Train?

Bus rapid transit has gone totally off the rails.

Week 43: Hawking Coal at a Climate Change Summit. Awkward . . .

The Trump administration evades ethics rules, closes a science center, and seeks to end protests at the Washington Monument.

Florida’s Endangered Key Deer Survived Hurricane Irma—but Their Future Is Stormy

From climate change to kidnappings, the threats are adding up against these tiny, adorable cervids.