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  • Colorado program axed

    The Colorado Natural Areas Program, which has been cataloging rare animal and plant habitat and geological and fossil-rich formations, may end this summer when its state funding dries up.

  • The education of a scientist

    A review of Edward Wilson's autobiography Naturalist.

  • History's Lesson: Build another Noah's Ark

    Paul Larmer interviews Wildlands Project biologist Michael Soule.

  • Protection plan crosses boundaries

    A team of scientists' plan aims to protect the Flathead River watershed.

  • A Nevada biodiversity center

    The University of Nevada will make a Great Basin ecosystem map.

  • Mapping a vision

    A report from the Southern Rockies Ecosystem Project inventories the mountain ecoregion of Colorado, northern New Mexico, and southern Wyoming.

  • Wish You Weren’t Here

    Quagga mussels – an extraordinarily prolific and costly invasive species – have appeared in Lake Mead, and no one is sure how to keep these unwanted newcomers from infesting the West.

  • Welcome to the Homogocene

    The rapid spread of invasive species like quagga and zebra mussels could transform the once-isolated and ecologically unique West into just another McDonaldized patch of the planet.

  • Scientists search for biological treasures

    Nevada is one of the top 10 states for both biological diversity and vulnerability, scientists say.

  • Caught in the Headlights

    Personal obsession leads one woman into a world of scientists, wildlife rehabilitators and eccentric artists who are fascinated by the bloody relationship between wildlife and roads.

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