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Judge told to consider protections for Montana grayling fish
PHYS.ORG An appeals court on Friday told a judge to take another look at whether a Montana fish should be protected, saying that U.S. wildlife officials did not consider all environmental... 2 days
Logging permit fraud threatens timber species in Brazilian Amazon
SCIENCE DAILY Timber harvested illegally under fraudulent permits is undercutting conservation efforts in the Brazilian Amazon, new research by an international collaboration shows. 3 days
Extending palm oil production in Africa threatens primate conservation
SCIENCE DAILY Future expansion of the palm oil industry could have a dramatic impact on African primates. 3 days
Apathy towards poachers widespread in world's marine protected areas
SCIENCE DAILY A new study has found that nearly half of fishers from seven countries had witnessed someone poaching in marine protected areas in the past year and most of them did... 3 days
Amazon River pirating water from neighboring Rio Orinoco
PHYS.ORG The Amazon River is slowly stealing a 40,000-square-kilometer (25,000-square-mile) drainage basin from the upper Orinoco River, according to new research suggesting this may not be the first time the world's largest river... 4 days
Fake legal logging in the Brazilian Amazon
Science Magazine Declining deforestation rates in the Brazilian Amazon are touted as a conservation success, but illegal logging is a problem of similar scale. Recent regulatory efforts have improved detection of some forms of illegal logging... 4 days
Study shows forest conservation is a powerful tool to improve nutrition in developing nations
PHYS.ORG A first-of-its-kind global study shows that children in 27 developing countries have better nutrition—when they live near forests. 4 days
Logging permit fraud threatens timber species in Brazilian Amazon
PHYS.ORG Timber harvested illegally under fraudulent permits is undercutting conservation efforts in the Brazilian Amazon, new research by an international collaboration shows. 4 days
Study of greater Yellowstone pronghorn finds highway crossing structures a conservation success
PHYS.ORG A recently published study by scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Oregon State University has confirmed that efforts to protect migrating pronghorn... 5 days
Study of greater Yellowstone pronghorn finds highway crossing structures a conservation success
SCIENCE DAILY A recently published study has confirmed that efforts to protect migrating pronghorn by installing wildlife crossing structures over highways have succeeded, in terms of... 5 days
Apathy towards poachers widespread in world's marine protected areas
PHYS.ORG A new study has found that nearly half of fishers from seven countries had witnessed someone poaching in marine protected areas in the past year and most of them did... 6 days
Glacier latest US park to be scorched by Western wildfires
PHYS.ORG A wildfire destroyed structures and forced evacuations Monday from the busiest area of Montana's Glacier National Park, as officials in California prepared to reopen Yosemite National Park following... 6 days
Glacier wildfire forces evacuations, Yosemite to reopen
PHYS.ORG A wildfire destroyed structures and forced evacuations Monday from the busiest area of Montana's Glacier National Park, as officials in California prepared to reopen Yosemite National Park following a two-week closure. 6 days
Wildfire forces evacuations in Glacier, Yosemite to reopen
PHYS.ORG A wildfire destroyed structures and forced evacuations Monday from the busiest area of Montana's Glacier National Park, as officials in California prepared to reopen Yosemite National Park following a two-week closure. 6 days
Wildfire forces evacuations in Glacier, Yosemite to re-open
PHYS.ORG A wildfire destroyed structures and forced evacuations Monday from the busiest area of Montana's Glacier National Park, as officials in California prepared to reopen Yosemite National Park following a two-week closure. 6 days
Community-based conservation management has positive effect on wildlife
PHYS.ORG Putting land management in the hands of local communities helps the wildlife within, according to new research by a Penn State scientist. A new study demonstrates the positive ecological impacts of a... 7 days
Community-based conservation management has positive effect on wildlife
SCIENCE DAILY Putting land management in the hands of local communities helps the wildlife within, according to new research. A new study demonstrates the positive ecological impacts of a community-based wildlife conservation area in... 7 days
Turning the tide on mussel conservation
PHYS.ORG Echyridella menziesii and E. aucklandica are freshwater mussels, which live in soft-sediment habitats in New Zealand's rivers and lakes. Both species are known as kākahi throughout the lower North Island. They are tāonga species to Māori,... 7 days
Scientists make surprising discovery in nerve cells
NEWS MEDICAL Purkinje cells are a central part of the human cerebellum, the part of the brain that plays an important role in motor learning, fine motor control of the muscle, equilibrium and posture but also... 1 week
Is fire the new normal in the American West?
PHYS.ORG VIDEO The summer of 1988 was unusually hot, dry and windy in the American West, and 30 years ago this year, those conditions combined at Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming to... 2 weeks
Researchers use 'biological passport' to monitor Earth's largest fish
PHYS.ORG Whale sharks, the world's largest fish, roam less than previously thought. Local and regional actions are vital for the conservation of this globally endangered species moving forward, according to a... 2 weeks
Egyptian students design car that runs on air
REUTERS A group of Egyptian students has designed a vehicle they say will battle rising energy prices and promote clean energy... 2 weeks
Portable solar energy system powers rural development
PHYS.ORG Photovoltaic energy is a clean, renewable and economical source of energy that can help reduce consumption of fossil fuels to mitigate global warming. It provides energy off-grid to remote communities with no electricity or... 2 weeks
For songbird conservation, it's not the size that matters
PHYS.ORG University of Manitoba researchers have published new findings that can help us save grassland birds, whose populations have declined more severely than species of any other Canadian ecosystem. 2 weeks
War on sharks: How rogue fishing fleets plunder the ocean's top predator
PHYS.ORG It was billed as the biggest poaching bust in history, a monumental win for conservationists. 2 weeks
Tropical birds benefit from more forest by rivers in oil palm areas
SCIENCE DAILY Protected riverbank habitats within areas of oil palm cultivation can play a key role in reducing the negative impacts on tropical bird numbers but... 2 weeks
Tropical birds benefit from more forest by rivers in oil palm areas
PHYS.ORG Protected riverbank habitats within areas of oil palm cultivation can play a key role in reducing the negative impacts on tropical bird numbers but... 2 weeks
Farmers are drawing groundwater from the giant Ogallala Aquifer faster than nature replaces it
PHYS.ORG Every summer the U.S. Central Plains go dry, leading farmers to tap into groundwater to irrigate sorghum, soy, cotton, wheat... 2 weeks
Hydrogen-powered mobility edges closer with next-generation fuel cell systems
PHYS.ORG Scientists have made significant progress in the design of vital components used in hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Improved features will lower production costs and help create a clean automotive future. 2 weeks
First North American co-occurrence of Hadrosaur and Therizinosaur tracks found in Alaska
SCIENCE DAILY Paleontologists and geoscientists have discovered the first North American co-occurrence of hadrosaur and therizinosaur tracks in the lower Cantwell Formation of Alaska's Denali National... 2 weeks
Discovery provides more evidence that Alaska was possibly the 'superhighway' for dinosaurs
PHYS.ORG An international team of paleontologists and other geoscientists has discovered the first North American co-occurrence of hadrosaur and therizinosaur tracks in the lower Cantwell... 2 weeks
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Is fire the new normal in the American West?
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