Newt on a log

California newts faced the worst drought conditions in 1,200 years, but new research finds that the lack of precipitation may not have been their biggest threat.

Newt on a log

California newts faced the worst drought conditions in 1,200 years, but new research finds that the lack of precipitation may not have been their biggest threat.

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Pedestrians

We’ve created a world where parasites and pathogens can run amok. Here are three steps we need to take, as a society, to protect both native species and human health.

bird camera

Just because we’re all self-isolated doesn’t mean we have to isolate ourselves from nature.

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art and dodo

An art project brings to light how quickly the species we’ve lost can fade from our consciousness.

press briefing

Even as thousands of people get sick and die, the Trump administration continues to strip away our environmental protections. And that’s just the start.

two fish swimming

A new book from veteran author Mark Kurlansky explains why helping to save salmon is one of the best things we can do for ourselves and the planet.

bird standing in wetland

Scientists and policymakers have developed a time-sensitive plan to help save ailing freshwater ecosystems and imperiled species. 

cars lined up at entrance

Encouraged by the federal government, lots of people are trying to get outside. But it’s a risky decision for rural communities.

clearcut

As biodiversity disappears, the risk to human health increases. Experts say we need to protect wild spaces and species to help prevent future outbreaks.

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