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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 14th, 2014

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

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By Meghan Bartels / On April 10th, 2014

In this installment, Editorial Intern Alex Manasseri talks about her new favorite extracurricular activity.

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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 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 January 13th, 2014

Back in November of 2013, President Obama issued an executive order on climate preparedness. Because executive orders circumvent Congress...

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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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By Rebecca Bright / On October 22nd, 2013

Today's pick, Tibet Wild, is from our Editorial Assistant, Rebecca Bright.

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By Admin / On September 12th, 2013

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