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The world's largest privately owned giant sequoia forest may soon be protected

A conservation group has reached a $15.65 million deal to buy the largest privately owned giant sequoia grove left on Earth, an ancient forest with hundreds of the endangered redwood trees, which can live for 3,000 years and rise nearly…

Dems Invite Teen Climate ‘Scientist’ Greta Thunberg To Testify Before Congress

When the 115th session of the US Congress finishes, I would be hard-pressed to pick the most insane stunt organized by our illustrious representatives. I’m tempted to pick Impeachment Theater as the most senseless move. But I pick the decision…

Global warming makes it harder for birds to mate, study finds – EurekAlert

New research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) and University of Porto (CIBIO-InBIO) shows how global warming could reduce the mating activity and success of grassland birds. The study examined the threatened grassland bird Tetrax tetrax, or little…

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Nature documentaries increasingly talk about threats to nature, but still don’t show them

Researchers analyzing recent BBC and Netflix nature documentaries found that although they increasingly mention threats to nature, visual depictions of these threats remain scarce, potentially misleading audiences on the state of the natural world.

New species of giant salamander is world’s biggest amphibian

Using DNA from museum specimens collected in the early 20th century, researchers identified two new species of giant salamander — one of which they suspect is the world’s biggest amphibian.

Border wall construction begins in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

The only place in the United States where the organ pipe cactus grows is set to receive a section of President Trump’s planned 30-foot-tall border wall. A federally protected and UNESCO-recognized reserve, the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument also shares…