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Why red meat raises your cancer risk

As with many health issues, the problem with red meat is sugar and the body’s reaction to a particular molecule. (Photo: Ronald Sarayudej [CC BY 2.0]/Flickr) Health experts have known for years that the consumption of red meat raises a…

New ESA Reforms Will Protect Species, Kill Endless Red Tape

For decades, the 1973 Endangered Species Act (ESA) has hovered like a giant Sword of Damocles over broad swaths of rural America. If some unfortunate farmer, rancher, fruit grower, or any other landowner was found to be harboring a threatened…

This Week on Explore (8/9)

How do explore.org live camera operators approach the views at various live camera locations? Why do operators show people in frame sometimes, and seem to zoom away from them at top speed on other cameras?  Head of camera operations Katharine Green explores the nuances of operating nature…

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CamOp Snapshot Winners: March - May 2019

On explore.org there is never a dull moment. Check out the CamOp Snapshot Winners who captured the most incredible moments from the past few months! March 2019 April 2019 May 2019 Congratulations to all the winners!

Intense look at La Brea Tar Pits explains why we have coyotes, not saber-toothed cats

The most detailed study to date of ancient predators trapped in the La Brea Tar Pits is helping Americans understand why today we’re dealing with coyotes dumping over garbage cans and not saber-toothed cats ripping our arms off.

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This Week on Explore (8/2)

This week at Service Dog Project we witnessed not one but TWO great dane births! Both Gabby and Sizzle have welcomed healthy litters of future service dogs. Check them out now! In this week’s Bears of Brooks Falls, meet 503:[embedded content]…

This Week on Explore (8/2)

This week at Service Dog Project we witnessed not one but TWO great dane births! Both Gabby and Sizzle have welcomed healthy litters of future service dogs. Check them out now! In this week’s Bears of Brooks Falls, meet 503:[embedded content]…

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A Scandinavian nature resource gains a playful and modern barn-shaped building

One of northern Europe’s largest protected areas for wildlife has recently gained a new entrance building with an unexpectedly playful facade. Designed by Stockholm-based architectural office sandellsandberg, the modern structure, dubbed Outdoor Eriksberg, is the first of many new buildings planned for Eriksberg Hotel & Nature Reserve in southeastern Sweden’s Blekinge County. As a blend of contemporary and traditional influences, the entrance building references the traditional architecture…