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Is that a coyote? Our tips for how to find, identify, & understand wildlife.

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Explore nature near you & the places where TNC works.

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Protecting nature is what we do. Science shows us how. We tell the stories behind Nature Conservancy science — from the field to the research lab, and everywhere in between.

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We get our boots dirty. Join us as we cover science in action, from stormwater drains to the Indonesian rainforest.

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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

The Disturbingly Long Tapeworms of Alaskan Bears

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

TNC Science Briefs