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  • The Ghosts of Yosemite

    Modern-day scientists, retracing the path of Joseph Grinnell in Yosemite National Park, document conspicuous changes in the natural world and find a culprit unimagined by biologists 100 years ago: global warming

  • Handling griz: How much is enough?

    Increasing numbers of the West’s grizzly bears wear radio collars, and some environmentalists question the necessity of the practice

  • In the Great Basin, scientists track global warming

    Wildlife biologist Erik Beever says that as the climate warms in the Great Basin, pikas are rapidly disappearing from mountains where they formerly thrived

  • Declining seabird may drop off the endangered list

    The Fish and Wildlife Service has announced plans to remove the marbled murrelet from the endangered species list, despite the small seabird’s declining numbers

  • Hear Him Roar

    Andrew Wingfield’s tensely told novel, Hear Him Roar, describes what happens when Puma concolor, the mountain lion, collides with Homo dingus dongus, the suburban homeowner

  • Can animals evolve quickly enough to survive global warming?

    Can animals evolve quickly enough to survive global warming?

    What can rapid evolution in response to climate change teach us about managing nature?

  • Calling all science nerds

    Calling all science nerds

    Across the country, "citizen scientist" volunteers help professional researchers by gathering data on wildlife species, from moose to hummingbirds.

  • Invasion of the feral pigs

    Invasion of the feral pigs

    Feral pigs are invading New Mexico and other Western states, but biologists are working hard to stop them.

  • Collateral damage

    Collateral damage

    T.C. Boyle's new novel, When the Killing's Done, examines the awkward way humans interact with nature and with one another.

  • Can snowshoe hares outrace climate change?

    Can snowshoe hares outrace climate change?

    The seasonal coat changes of snowshoe hares may provide wildlife biologists with clues about how wild animals evolve in response to climate change.

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