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What climate change means for Northwestern US wildfires

A synthesis study looks at how climate change will affect the risk of wildfires in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and western Montana. The authors also suggest how managers and individual landowners in different ecosystems can best prepare.

10 Day Old Kitten Falls In A Gutter! | Pets: Wild At Heart | BBC Earth

This helpful cat lends a helping hand to her busy sister by babysitting her kitten – unfortunately, it doesn’t quite go according to plan.Subscribe: http://bit.ly/BBCEarthSub #BabysittingKittens #PetsWildAtHeart #BBCEarth Watch more:Planet Earth http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthPlaylistBlue Planet http://bit.ly/BluePlanetPlaylistPlanet Earth II http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthIIPlaylistPlanet Dinosaur http://bit.ly/PlanetDinoPlaylist Pets:…

How to model a pandemic

Behind every government announcement, there is an army of epidemiologists predicting how the virus will spread, and how to beat it. Note that this story doesn’t deal specifically with the University of Washington models released yesterday, projecting U.S. infections and deaths from COVID-19 in the coming months. But it does provide insights into how scientists create models.

The Planet Earth Collection: Part 2 | BBC Earth

Vicious piranha, adorable polar bear cubs and a swarm of locusts? Sounds like part two of the Planet Earth collection!Subscribe: http://bit.ly/BBCEarthSub #PlanetEarth #DavidAttenborough #BBCEarth Watch more:Planet Earth http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthPlaylistBlue Planet http://bit.ly/BluePlanetPlaylistPlanet Earth II http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthIIPlaylistPlanet Dinosaur http://bit.ly/PlanetDinoPlaylist Welcome to BBC EARTH! The…

First complete German shepherd DNA offers new tool to fight disease

(University of New South Wales) The DNA sequencing of a healthy German shepherd offers scientists new insight into the evolution of the domestic dog while also enabling dogs to be screened for hip and other diseases much more accurately.

Branching Out: Women in Forestry

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, women make up 13.9 percent of forest and conservation professionals across the country. At Enviva, we are lucky to have three of the best female foresters in the business, who ensure that forests across…

Your life story may be written in your teeth

A new study suggests our teeth reveal a lot more about us than just how often we brush. In fact, our teeth may dutifully record any experience that’s made a meaningful impact in our lives, from divorce to disease to…