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  • Eucalyptus: Beauty or Beast?

    Eucalyptus: Beauty or Beast?

    Restoration pits these exotics against California natives. But for some, they’re a natural.

  • A forester searches for a kinder, gentler eucalyptus

    A forester searches for a kinder, gentler eucalyptus

  • A native butterfly finds merit in a nonnative tree

    A native butterfly finds merit in a nonnative tree

  • Computer model slices and dices mountain climates

    Computer model slices and dices mountain climates

    In Oregon's H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, scientists study climate patterns.

  • Dancing with Climate Change

    Dancing with Climate Change

    In California's White Mountains, scientists ponder the fate of beardtongues, bristlecone pines and butterflies in a rapidly warming world.

  • Silenced Springs?

    Silenced Springs?

    Rare and tiny spring-dwelling creatures are threatened by everything from invasive species to Las Vegas' plan to pump groundwater from a rural part of Nevada.

  • Bring in the cows

    Bring in the cows

    Ecological consultant Stuart Weiss believes that carefully managed grazing could help save a rare California butterfly from extinction.

  • Acidifying oceans

    Paleo-oceanographer James Zachos points to evidence of the last time climate change acidified the oceans, some 55 million years ago.

  • Back to the future

    A long time ago, the earth warmed considerably; now, scientists study fossils to find out what happened – and what it might mean for us today.

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