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The Scoop on Wildlife Poo Stories of 2015

I’ve noticed a surprising number of wildlife-related poop science and news for the last several months. From slightly silly to impressive scientific discoveries, it seems we’re brimming with stories of …

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Green School Challenge A Success

“We will persevere until every watt is watched!” proclaimed the 4th and 5th grade students in Brentwood Elementary School’s Environmental Club. Such is an example of the enthusiasm generated by a recent …

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BP Spill Impacts on Red Snapper — What We Know, What We Don’t

Red snapper are one of the Gulf’s signature sportfish, popular among recreational and commercial fishermen and prized at markets and restaurants. Due to this popularity, red snapper in the Gulf …

Dr. David Suzuki, photo courtesy of the David Suzuki Foundation

David Suzuki Receives Award for Science

“In the short term, we must realize that we have better ways to create jobs and build the economy than holding an ‘everything must go’ sale on our precious resources …

Parts of the Bird

Rosemary Mosco’s Hilarious Comics Blend Nature, Science and Fun

D Scott Taylor in Mangroves

Twenty-Five Years in the Mud: How a Quirky Little Fish…

Initiating Sustainability through the Production of Biodiesel Fuels

A Great Week for Momentum on Climate

We all know that climate change is the single largest threat facing wildlife.  And it’s getting worse: the 12 hottest years on record have all occurred in the last 15, …

Tuckerman Ravine Trail 1962, The Forest Historical Society

NH Scientists Speaking Up

Today, 50 scientists from New Hampshire released a letter urging candidates for public office to: “acknowledge the overwhelming balance of evidence for the underlying causes of climate change, to support …

Photo: Flicker, Charles Jeffrey Danoff

A Rat in Need is a Friend Indeed

It’s good when a rat has your back. In a series of tests, a majority of rats ignored tempting chocolate goodies in order to free other cagemates. After the rodent …

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