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Drones Take Off as Wildlife Conservation Tool
June 13, 2014
— UAVs are poised to revolutionize ecology and even save scientists’ lives.
Birds Can Smell, and One Scientist is Leading the Charge to Prove It
January 7, 2014
— For more than a century nearly everyone believed birds sense of smell was poorly developed or nonexistent. They were wrong.
The Other Pipeline
November 20, 2013
— An under-the-radar project may transport Canadian crude.
Grow a Garden with Seed Bombs
May 6, 2013
— Entrepreneurs design pellets that sprout native plants.
Recording Our Planet’s Acoustic Heritage—Before It’s Gone
April 30, 2013
— Climate change, development, and invasive species all threaten natural soundscapes.
Sloths Like Chocolate
December 4, 2012
— Shade-grown crops like cacao are a boon for sloths.
Adventurers Contribute to Science
January 11, 2012
— A nonprofit pairs researchers with extreme athletes.
Into the Woods
December 8, 2011
— Rue Mapp is using social media to lure people outdoors.
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