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For Transplanted Tortoises, Who Lives and Who Dies?
Research into the survival of desert tortoises holds keys for successful assisted climate migration.
Operation Ponderosa: Saving a Forest, Pandemic Edition
An inspiring solo adventure to help save Texas’s ponderosa pines.
Can Platypus Persist Alongside People?
Under threat from urban development, can this iconic Australian animal survive alongside us?
Day of the (Turtle) Dogs
Meet the turtle dogs -- they track and retrieve turtles. For science!
The Mystery of the Dying Boreal Toads
Boreal toads are disappearing in some areas, thriving in others, despite the same disease presence.
Tracing the Wild Origins of the Domestic Turkey
What are the wild origins of our domestic turkey – and who did the domesticating? It’s a remarkable story that includes a lost turkey subspecies.
The Remarkable Story of How the Bison Returned to Europe
Yes, the bison roams across Europe. And the story of its conservation rescue may be even more dramatic than that of its American counterpart.
The Quest to Restore American Elms: Nearing the Finish Line
The quest to restore the American elm has been underway for more than 50 years. Now success is closer than ever.
Recovery: The Great Teddy Bear Rescue
The Louisiana black bear is the original Teddy Bear. It’s also an example of how an “endangered species train wreck” can turn into a conservation success.
10 Innovations That Are Changing Conservation
Around the globe, conservationists are employing the latest technological advances to make a difference for people, wildlife, oceans, forests and clean water.
Hyperstability: The Achilles’ Heel of Data-Poor Fisheries
New research indicates that hyperstability — when catches remain high even as fish are rapidly depleted — could be a major challenge for assessing data-poor coral reef fisheries.
Unraveling the Mystery of the Western Sycamores that Weren’t
The problem? As trees in some of their restoration sites grew to maturity, they didn’t look like the native western sycamores the scientists were sure they had planted.