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What's Next For Greater Sage-Grouse?

Sage grouse numbers have plummeted, their range has declined, and the ecosystem that they rely on is considered the most imperiled in the U.S.

Inside the Heads of People Who Don't Like Music

For those who experience “musical anhedonia,” listening to a song is halfway between boring and distracting.

Baboons Are Ruthless Reproducers

These monkeys do whatever it takes to pass on their genes, including killing others’ offspring

What's The Secret To India's Paralympics Success?

Its athletes brought home four medals this summer. Here’s why.

Even in the Most Polluted Cities, You Can Exercise Outdoors (A Little)

A new model finds that the health benefits of outdoor exercise can outweigh the hazards of air pollution.

Lost Amid the Smartness

Parenting in the age of smartphones.

SCBI Researchers Use Ancient DNA to Prove Arctic Ground Squirrel May Not Be an Invasive Species

Squirrels have been part of Alaskan ecosystem for thousands of years

This Is How Much Water You Waste When You Throw Away Food

Tossing an apple is like pouring 25 gallons of water down the drain

A Vanishing Act

Exploring efforts to protect the Gulf's imperiled wetlands

A Rare Approach to Local Conservation

How an educational program helps protect biodiversity

Trans-Border Geotourism Project Takes off in Sonoran Desert Region

The success of National Geographic's Geotourism Program

Fenced Out

The impacts of the U.S.-Mexico border fence on wildlife

Master Teambuilder

Steve Kilpatrick crafts networks of unlikely allies

Scientists close in on quinine's side-effects

Tryptophan's role in quinine side-effects

The Price of Protection

Examining costs and benefits of the Endangered Species Act

Tracking a Deer Killer

How Hemorrhagic Disease is Changing

A Timeline of Trials and Triumphs

Exploring Key Moments in ESA History

Cities of the Future

Today's "Mega-cities" are overcrowded and environmentally stressed (Part 1, Part 2)

The Buzz on Bees

How powerful are our native bees?

Report highlights 'patchy' oversight for adaptation tech

How adaptation to climate-related change is faltering

Managing Wildlife in Shades of Gray

Threats to the pillars of the North American Model

A Hunting Dilemma

How the Ute tribe strikes a balance between modern-day hunting and tribal traditions

Don't Hold that Thought

The benefits and challenges of sharing data