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  • 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?

  • 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.

  • Heard around the West

    Anchovies and evolution clash in Idaho; why do chickens cross the road; cockfighting in California; unexpected Arizona refunds; short enough now to fly a plane; deer meets Wal-Mart in Nebraska

  • Still Cranish After All These Years

    Still Cranish After All These Years

    A specimen of Homo sapiens sapiens considers evolution and becoming a crane.

  • The challenge of climate-change denial

    Skeptics, even irrational ones, probably once had a useful evolutionary role to play in human communities, but in the face of rapid climate change, they are becoming a fatal obstacle

  • What should we do with our blink of time?

    What should we do with our blink of time?

    Natural history teaches us how rapidly and irrevocably the world can change -- a fact we should bear in mind as we enter the new, human-dominated era some scientists call the Anthropocene.

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