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By Cristina Eisenberg / On July 30th, 2014

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By Cristina Eisenberg / On July 15th, 2014

US-Canada border. Photo by Cristina Eisenberg.

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By Cristina Eisenberg / On July 1st, 2014

The Crown of the Continent, as seen in Montana. Photo credit: Cristina Eisenberg

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By Meghan Bartels / On May 30th, 2014

Lynx, like other carnivores, need to disperse.

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By Cristina Eisenberg / On April 14th, 2014

Elk browsing aspens in Yellowstone National Park. Photo by Cristina Eisenberg.

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By Charles C. Chester / On January 28th, 2013

On Monday, June 18, 1883, “Darwin’s bulldog” made a big mistake. Famous for his pugilistic defense of Darwin’s theory of natural selection, Thomas Henry Huxley played a prominent role in English society—and on this particular day he was delivering the...

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By Admin / On January 7th, 2013

In a new piece in The Scientitst, George Schaller talks about challenges...

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By Charles C. Chester / On October 2nd, 2012

The US National Park Service protects National Seashores, National Battlefields, National Monuments, National Historic Sites, National Memorials, and even National Parks. In total, the agency manages 397 “units” across the country and its territories.

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By Jason Leppig / On June 15th, 2012

This week's #forewordFriday pick is from the newly released book, Climate and Conservation....

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By Joyce Maschinski / On May 7th, 2012

Variable climate patterns are predicted to be the new norm in today’s changing climate.  No longer can we rely on our normal precipitation levels or temperatures.  Models foretell increased storm frequencies and intensities as sea surface temperatures...

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