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Binge ‘Til You Burst: Feast & Famine on Alaskan Salmon Rivers

It’s a glorious all-you-can-eat buffet — followed by months of starvation. The inner workings of a salmon stream are even wilder and more complex than you imagined. New research sheds light on life in a feast and famine world.

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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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Video: Wyoming’s Great Migration

Across the Intermountain West, mule deer, pronghorns and other ungulates are on the move. The latest research offers a new glimpse into these old migrations. A video from the Wyoming Migration Initiative offers a good intro to this perilous journey.

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Review: Alan Rabinowitz’s An Indomitable Beast

Why has the jaguar fared better than tigers and lions? How can we conserve these big cats in the face of development and other pressures? A remarkable scientific journey leads to a new look at this elusive creature in Alan Rabinowitz’s An Indomitable Beast.

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Safe(r) Spaces for Species under Climate Change

Climate change might change everything for conservation. How can we protect biodiversity as species move & adapt? New study says conserve “flexible” landscapes.

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Where the River Meets the Road: Reconnecting Adirondack Brook Trout Streams

Road culverts may not be sexy. But in the Adirondacks, simple fixes in culvert design could reconnect miles of habitat for brook trout, one of the most iconic fishes of eastern streams, and prevent flooding during severe storms.

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