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Photographing the Epic Geology of the Keweenaw Peninsula

Photographer Michael George travels to the remote Keweenaw Peninsula to photograph the region’s epic geology, including glowing rocks.

Jenny Rogers

How Can You Stop a Disease-Carrying Mosquito?

An effort to slow the spread of deadly avian malaria is giving Hawaiian forest birds a fighting chance.

Jenny Rogers

Extreme Birding: Shorebirds at the Sewage Lagoon

Shorebird identification can be a challenge. The best place to practice might just be your local sewage lagoon.

Matthew L. Miller

Utah Nursery Gives Endangered Fish a Place to Grow

Razorback suckers have faced a perilous future on the Colorado River. A Moab preserve offers hope.

Matthew L. Miller

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Meet the World’s Largest Freshwater Crayfish

National Geographic Society & TNC extern Zoe Starke shares her experience studying the 13-pound Tasmanian giant crayfish.

Zoe Starke

Meet the Amazing Giant Rats of Oceania

Justine E. Hausheer

Did You Know Sandhill Cranes Dye Their Feathers?

Matthew L. Miller and Chris Helzer

Utah Nursery Gives Endangered Fish a Place to Grow

Matthew L. Miller

Scientists Re-Discover Giant Rat Not Seen in 30+ Years

Justine E. Hausheer

Conservation Science

Earlier Springs Cause Problems for Birds

A climate change induced mismatch between green up and migration may prove too much for some species. But researchers say there’s still hope

Christine Peterson

Studying Challenges to Cozumel’s Coral Reefs

Sophie Dellinger

From Moose to Marmots, Microclimates Could Provide Climate Buffer

Christine Peterson

Overlooked ‘Albedo’ Effect Should Be Factored into Tree Cover Restoration Decisions for Climate

Ayla Norris Smith

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Want Resilient Coral Reefs? Bring Back Seabirds

Justine E. Hausheer

Story type: TNC Science Brief

The Disturbingly Long Tapeworms of Alaskan Bears

What’s that trailing from the bear? (It's not the cute cub)…It's an overlooked (and gross) creature of salmon ecosystems.

Matthew L. Miller

What’s That Weird Noise in the Night?

Justine E. Hausheer, Cara Cannon Byington, and Matthew L. Miller

A Field Guide to Commonly Misidentified Snakes

David A. Steen

Beaver? Otter? Muskrat? A Field Guide to Freshwater Mammals

Matthew L. Miller

The Real Reason You See Earthworms After Rain

Matthew L. Miller

Science for Policy

Innovative conservation science to meet the challenges of our time.

Ocean Conservation

Strange sea creatures, fisheries science, and a future for coral reefs. 

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