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“Rogue” National Park Service Twitter accounts play on park rangers' distinct place in American culture.
Aryn Baker Saving the gray crowned crane from extinction isn’t just about preserving an iconic symbol of wealth and longevity in Rwandan culture, says Olivier Nsengimana. It’s also about saving us. “Having the cranes disappear means there is somethi
Whenever you face a challenge and you’re trying to solve a problem,” says conservation ecologist Jon Beckmann, “it always helps to take a different perspective than your own.” We’ve all heard that advice before. Just this week in his farewell address
THE CELEBRATED ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVIST IS BACK ON THE FRONT LINES, FIGHTING FOR CLEAN WATER ACROSS THE NATION
When we think of a scientist at work, the first setting to come to mind is usually the laboratory: sterile equipment, controlled experiments, protective gear. Not so for Robert Pringle, an ecologist at Princeton University who studies the ecosystems
In the winter of 1975, a biologist named Merlin Tuttle bought himself a state-of-the-art digital thermometer and set out on a road trip from Wisconsin down to Florida. Tuttle, who was in his mid-30s and sporting a brown, push-broom mustache, was tryi
On a chilly day in Toronto, Michael Mesure, executive director of a local bird conservation group, leads me up several flights of stairs in City Hall. We walk down a hallway and there stands a large, white chest—a freezer—with a lid straining to clos
Forest Service Northern Region Wildfire Increasingly in the United States, wildfires are caused by humans, not lightning. In the past 20 years, thousands of wildfires have raged across the United States—and most of them are our fault. In a study publ
Keith Ramos // Fish and Wildlife Service Even the fish love these big guys. The fightin’ sea cows are making a comeback. Manatees have been on the endangered species list since 1972, but in the last few years they’ve been more abundant than ever. So
Confronting our parks’ racist history