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Searches for conservation increase online

November 28, 2018

An analysis of Google searches suggests public interest in conservation is on the rise. Using an adapted version of Google Trends, Princeton University researchers ...

Native plants are for the birds

November 26, 2018

A study of Carolina chickadees (Poecile carolinensis) in the Washington, D.C., metro area found that even a few nonnative plants can make it hard for native birds ...

DNA Sequencing to help conservation

November 21, 2018

The journal Nature is voicing support for a massive project to sequence the DNA of every plant and animal on earth. The Earth BioGenome Project launched earlier ...

Three-species hybrid warbler discovered

November 19, 2018

Researchers recently discovered that a bird found in Pennsylvania is a hybrid between three different species. The warbler is the offspring of a hybrid warbler ...

A viral lesson in science communication

November 16, 2018

When Texas A&M University marine biologist Christine Figgener uploaded a video of her team pulling a plastic drinking straw from the nose of an olive Ridley sea ...
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