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Birders get a First Look at how 2017 California Wildfires Affected Wildlife

Christmas Bird Count by volunteers helps scientists gather rare post-fire data

A neighbor knocked on Rick Burgess’s door at about 9:30 p.m. to tell him a fire was coming towards his home in Ventura, California. When he looked outside he saw a column of smoke, and the hills were already starting to turn…
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by: Matt Blois – January 17, 2018

Is Mexico’s Underwater Museum Diverting Attention from Bigger Environmental Issues?

Sculptures off coast of Cancún are meant to protect coral reefs from intensive diving, but some conservationists say they’re a distraction

More than 20 feet below the surface of the water, on the sandy sea floor between Cancún and Isla Mujeres in Mexico, a lobster takes refuge beneath a miniature concrete house. Scuba divers watch as the lobster slinks underneath the foundation. Farther…
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by: Matt Blois – April 12, 2017

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