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Island Press Field Notes

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By Meghan Bartels / On June 27th, 2014

A European honeybee pollinating pink milkweed.

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By Biohabitats / On June 12th, 2014

Post by Amy Nelson of Biohabitats, cross-posted from Rhizome with permission. It is true that in nature, species come and species go. On rare occasions they even return. Just...

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By Cristina Eisenberg / On May 28th, 2014

Remote camera image of wolf OR7, nicknamed Journey, in southwest Oregon, May 2014.

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By Meghan Bartels / On May 9th, 2014

If you've flipped through the latest issue of the New Yorker, you may have spotted "Green is Good" (subscription required), which profiles The Nature Conservancy's...

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By Eric Dinerstein / On April 30th, 2014

Originally published by Village News, a publication of the community of Cabin John, MD. Wild, undammed rivers make dangerous neighbors. A signboard near the riverbank at one of the National Park entrances...

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By Meghan Bartels / On April 18th, 2014

Some people collect coins, some people collect books; people like Eric Dinerstein collect sightings of rare species. In The Kingdom of Rarities, newly released in...

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By Cristina Eisenberg / On April 1st, 2014

As an ecologist I have spent the past ten years of my professional career tracking apex predators and large herbivores and their effects on whole ecosystems. Abundant research from all sorts of systems demonstrates that when you allow dominant species,...

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By Jason Leppig / On March 14th, 2014

This past weekend, there was...

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By Jason Leppig / On March 7th, 2014

This week, journey to the "roof of the world" with legendary field biologist George Schaller.

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By Michael Branch / On December 17th, 2013

Rants from the Hill is cross-posted from High Country News

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