Posts in: conservation

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Protecting the other two thirds of the globe

Protecting the other two thirds of the globe

Countries look to large marine protected areas to conserve our oceans, but the devil is in the details

By | Posted April 5, 2017

De-extinction debunked: what we didn’t learn from Jurassic Park

De-extinction debunked: what we didn’t learn from Jurassic Park

Extinct species may soon be resurrected — but just because we can doesn’t mean we’re ready for them

By | Posted March 22, 2017

The fight to save coral

The fight to save coral

Climate change is pushing corals, and the biologists hoping to save them, to their limits.

By | Posted March 20, 2017

The American chestnut tree has a good shot at making a comeback

The American chestnut tree has a good shot at making a comeback

Two sophisticated techniques could rescue the beloved American chestnut tree — but the riskier approach might work better

By | Posted January 25, 2017

Mixed news for otter recovery

Mixed news for otter recovery

The otters of Monterey Bay are doing well, but their neighbors are still suffering

By | Posted October 7, 2016

Nature on the edge

Nature on the edge

Rock climbing’s increasing popularity puts pressures on cliff landscapes

By | Posted August 29, 2016

VIDEO: Forensic genetics for saving wildlife

VIDEO: Forensic genetics for saving wildlife

DNA barcoding helps hunt down criminals trafficking illegal wildlife products

By | Posted June 29, 2016

VIDEO: Forensic genetics for saving wildlife

VIDEO: Forensic genetics for saving wildlife

DNA barcoding helps hunt down criminals trafficking illegal wildlife products

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Butting heads over rhino horns

Butting heads over rhino horns

Conservationists are furious as South Africa moves to reinstitute domestic horn trade

By | Posted May 18, 2016

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a research drone!

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a research drone!

Scientists repurpose drones for environmental research

By | Posted February 29, 2016

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