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Atop a volcano, a rare plant meets its match

Atop a volcano, a rare plant meets its match

The National Park Service shows growing concern for climate impacts on Hawaii’s silverswords

HALEAKALA NATIONAL PARK, HAWAII — Atop Hawaii’s Mount Haleakalā I stand looking down at the clouds, white and rolling softly around the volcano’s edges. It’s just before noon and the air is already ablaze. More…

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A sword-billed hummingbird.

Which came first: the long-billed bird or the long-tubed flower?

Some plants with niche features can quickly get rid of them if that’s what it takes for survival

Tropical lizard might outrace climate change

Tropical lizard might outrace climate change

A new study looks at survival of the fittest in an increasingly warm world

Whale of a toxic tale

Whale of a toxic tale

The blue whale’s testimony to past pesticide use

Sticking it to Nature

Sticking it to Nature

A new underwater glue is science’s latest attempt to mimic the natural world

To Save Himalayan Viagra, Localize It

To Save Himalayan Viagra, Localize It

Two Remote Villages Devise a Plan for Sustainably Managing Harvests of Yartsa Gunbu

Drawing outside the lines

Drawing outside the lines

Stymied scientists disagree about how to drive home global warming lessons

Mapping an Invasion

Mapping an Invasion

A new guide may help rangers stop the invasion of the Galapagos Islands.