Tag: biodiversity

Citizen Science Tuesday: Likin’ Lichens

Get out a hand lens or microscope and discover the amazing world of lichens. No, that’s not an oxymoron.

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10 National Monuments You’ve Never Heard Of

National parks get all the love, but what about national monuments? Check out our off the beaten path picks for adventurers and naturalists.

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How Well Have We Protected Nature?

How well have we protected nature? It’s an important question, but the answer depends upon which numbers you examine.

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A Different Perspective to Understand How Energy Impacts Biodiversity

New research reveals how little we know about how energy development impacts biodiversity, and pinpoints a potential solution.

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Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Trishna Dutta

Can biodiversity and development coexist in India? NatureNet Fellow Trishna Dutta creates maps & models to protect connectivity and inform smart development.

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Citizen Science Tuesday: Celebrate Urban Birds

A surprising abundance and diversity of birds is waiting for you right in the city. Celebrate Urban Birds will help you find, identify, and study them.

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Rising to the Challenge of Biodiversity Conservation in a Human-dominated World

How can conservation achieve biodiversity goals in a human-dominated world? Scott Morrison, director of conservation science for TNC-California, proposes a new framework in a just-published Conservation Biology article.

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Critters on Camera, Demon Oil and Uber Efficiency

Also in our best of the web: reducing roadkill, an environmental thriller about mermaids, the gap in climate preparedness and the ghost of Thanksgiving future.

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Mushroom Man, Crime-Fighting Reindeer & Saving Silverbacks

Also in our best of the web: Gunnison sage grouse now threatened, drunken Bohemian waxwings fly under the influence and daily photos reveal Beijing’s toxic smog.

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Shouting Fish, Farming Fail and Snow Leopards Everywhere

Also in our best of the web: why pregnant snakes crave toxic toads, no, tropical storms have not intensified and yes, scientists are creative.

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Penguin Impostor, Sustainability Bowl and Climate Depression

Also in our best of the web: never go in a python cave, reintroducing the Iberian lynx to Portugal and eating invasives is trending in the UK.

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Scientists’ Costumes, Missing Oil and Amphibian Quest

Also in our best of the web: Swim through oceans at your desk, Google Maps takes you inside Jane Goodall’s house, and 10 reasons bats are cooler than you think.

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Lek at This, Billboard Fins and Shrinking Goats

Also in our best of the web: “bottling” the sun, fall foliage changes with the climate, California drought hits pumpkins and solar lights up Georgia.

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I Am Dolphin, Vulture Restaurants and Climate-Smart Military

Also in our best of the web: worst case sea level rise, a reason to love power lines, why scientists do what they do and 3D printing goes solar.

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Know Thy Corvids, Salmon Saver and Garlic Cures Trees

Also in our best of the web: Jon Stewart puts climate change at the top of the threat list, when black bears roamed Manhattan, how 5 flyers flap and a world without chocolate.

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