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Learning from Whooping Cranes Learning from Us

Whooping cranes show tremendous social learning potential from humans and older birds. So should conservationists be hopeful that some species could become savvy — and our interventions for them short-term?

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Book Week: Jon Mooallem’s ‘Wild Ones’

Cool Green Science Book Week kicks off with Peter Kareiva’s review of Jon Mooallem’s book on people’s relationships with nature, and “the way we can straddle despair and hope as we work to secure a future for a species whose habitat is dwindling.”

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Osprey Cam: Watch Our Wild Neighbors
Watch the ospreys live 24/7 as they nest and raise their young -- and learn more about these fascinating birds from our scientist.

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