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  • Battling over ballast

    Congress has tried to regulate ballast water in ships in order to stop the spread of zebra mussels, but so far loopholes in the law and tussles over policy have made the effort ineffective.

  • Primer 5: Wildlife

    How far are we willing to go to accommodate wild creatures?

  • Tipping the scales towards native species

    In Unnatural Landscapes, Ceiridwin Terrill travels to four arid sites to show how scientists fight to protect indigenous organisms from invasive species

  • Two weeks in the West

    The continuing saga of the white-tailed prairie dog vs. Julie MacDonald; sage grouse in trouble; Westerners are still burning – and drowning; statistics about air conditioning and a long hot summer

  • Cat Fight on the Border

    Plans to fence as much as possible of the U.S.-Mexico border could derail the return of rare jaguars to the Southwest.

  • Terms of endangerment

    The Endangered Species Act’s categories of endangered, threatened, experimental essential, experimental nonessential, and safe harbor release are defined

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