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Biodiversity

Should insects be protected?

 

Alarming declines in insect populations may be difficult to respond to effectively.

Read: Nature crisis: ‘Insect apocalypse’ more complicated than thought – BBC News

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Biodiversity

Is wildlife enjoying a break from us?

Does the pandemic provide a temporary reprieve from our onslaught on wildlife? Will it be measurable?

Read: Four Ways the Coronavirus Is Changing the Planet – The Atlantic

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Biodiversity Recreation

What’s threatening the elusive wolverine?

Do we have time to learn how to live with the few remaining wolverines in the US?

Read: What’s threatening the elusive wolverine? (The wolverine in the room) — High Country News – Know the West

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Biodiversity

Need a break? Explore the Wall of Birds

Interact with the epic mural, spanning 243 birds and 375 million years, at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

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Biodiversity

Beatles aren’t the only creatures to make friends with the badger

Apparently coyotes will also occasionally ally with badgers in the kaleidoscope of natural wonders.

Read: A viral coyote-badger video demonstrates the incredible complexity of nature — High Country News – Know the West

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Biodiversity

Will bighorn sheep reintroduced by the Pyramid Lake Paiute tribe thrive?

Twenty-two sheep were helicoptered in to habitat where they were once important to the land and people.

Read: The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe reintroduces bighorn sheep on tribal lands (Return to Lake Range) — High Country News – Know the West

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Biodiversity

How a Guy From a Montana Trailer Park Overturned 150 Years of Biology

Are lichens made of a fungus and an alga? Not quite.

Read: How a Guy From a Montana Trailer Park Overturned 150 Years of Biology

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Biodiversity

What threatens the black-footed ferret?

An endangered species success story has begun to reverse, and no one is sure why.

Read: What threatens the black-footed ferret? — High Country News – Know the West

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Biodiversity

Ocean Change Written into Bird Bodies

Like a Bering sea-bird, this article is packed full of strange, informative, and portentous information.

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Biodiversity

Egged on by industry lobbyists, Interior Dept. weakens bird protections

Did oil lobbyists succeed in crippling the Migratory Bird Treaty Act so they could no longer be prosecuted for killing birds?

Read: Egged on by industry lobbyists, Interior Dept. weakens bird protections | Reveal

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