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  • 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.

  • John Mionczynski: naturalist, accordionist, and Bigfoot expert

    John Mionczynski: naturalist, accordionist, and Bigfoot expert

    In rural Wyoming, naturalist John Mionczynski plays piano, restores motorcycles, studies wildlife and tracks down evidence for the mysterious creature known as Sasquatch.

  • 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.

  • The birds and the bee(tle)s

    The birds and the bee(tle)s

    A controversial tamarisk control program is shut down over worries that it threatens rare southwestern willow flycatchers.

  • When doing the right thing gets complicated

    When doing the right thing gets complicated

    Do we have the right to kill invasive barred owls and their hybrid offspring, even if it will save endangered spotted owls?

  • How wild is a managed wolf?

    How wild is a managed wolf?

    In an age when wolves are radio-collared and tracked everywhere they go, can they still be considered wild animals?

  • Throwing raptors into flight

    Rob Domenech bands eagles, studies hawks and also works with at-risk kids

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