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How Trees Can Save Lakes From Algae Blooms

In addition to cleaning air pollution, trees absorb excess nutrients from soil, preventing algae blooms in waterways.
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To Save the Threatened, Scientists Clone Cacao, Fertilize Mollusks, and Hunt Porpoises

All over the world, researchers are trying to better understand a world in constant flux and to prevent species from extinction as they battle for survival.
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Can the Acorn Crop Predict Lyme Disease?

Will cutting fewer forests, where tick hosts and their predators live, help curb Lyme disease? Scientists debate.

Scientists Turn to Spotted Owls to Understand Wildfire Patterns

To better understand how the warming climate affects wildfires, Scientists are turning to Spotted Owls that evolved to deal with such disasters.

How Not to Approach Wildlife in Yellowstone National Park

National parks like Yellowstone are great places to get close to nature, but tourists shouldn't forget that they are also important refuges for wildlife.
Malayan Tiger at National Zoo Malaysia

Can Game Theory Help Save Our Forests?

How forests and endangered species might be saved by artificial intelligence and game theory.
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The Global Coral Bleaching Event

We look at the current global coral bleaching event, possibly the worst in recorded history.

Is Tropical Sustainable Logging Possible?

So-called sustainable commercial logging is not sustainable.

Outdoor Recreation Can Impact Wildlife

That hike is low-impact, but not no-impact. Even low-impact outdoor recreation can impact wildlife
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Can International Marine Reserves Save The Ocean?

The oceans may be on the verge of biological collapse, can international marine reserves save them?