bats upside down

Speak Up for Bats — Even in the Pandemic

Bats have come under fire as scientists work to understand the origins of the novel coronavirus, but we have more reasons to be thankful for bats than afraid of them.
April 29, 2020
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Bats have come under fire as scientists work to understand the origins of the novel coronavirus, but we have more reasons to be thankful for bats than afraid of them.
coronavirus

The COVID-19 Crisis: Our Pandemic Coverage

Articles, essays and videos discussing critical issues about zoonotic diseases — and what’s going on behind the scenes while we’re coping with this crisis.
June 30, 2020
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Articles, essays and videos discussing critical issues about zoonotic diseases — and what’s going on behind the scenes while we’re coping with this crisis.
Earth

A Green Renaissance: Moving the Needle for a Gentler Society

Commemorating the 50th Earth Day amid the COVID-19 pandemic offers a chance to look to a sustainable future and embrace the unifying concept of One Health.
April 22, 2020
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Commemorating the 50th Earth Day amid the COVID-19 pandemic offers a chance to look to a sustainable future and embrace the unifying concept of One Health.
Bird on feeder

Should We Be Feeding Birds and Other Wildlife?

Feeding wild birds in our backyards can have big ecological implications. But there are some best practices, researchers are learning.
December 11, 2019
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Feeding wild birds in our backyards can have big ecological implications. But there are some best practices, researchers are learning.
Bison

When Should We Consider a Species Recovered?

Conservation lacks a common definition of species recovery. A new tool called the "Green List of Species" could change that by focusing more on ecological function than population size.
December 2, 2019
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Conservation lacks a common definition of species recovery. A new tool called the "Green List of Species" could change that by focusing more on ecological function than population size.