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Farmers in northern Thailand cut small patches of forest, grow crops, then let the trees regrow. The result: good harvests and happy woods.

from MNN - Mother Nature Network

Time-lapse artist shines macro lens on contracting corals

'Coral Colors' time-lapse short film showcases the psychedelic beauty of marine invertebrates.

It’s a bird! It’s a pile of trash! It’s…a bird made out of a pile of trash? Plastic pollution is a growing threat to our ocean, with an estimated eight million metric tons of plastic waste flowing ...

from National Geographic News

The Plan to Save the Humpback Whales—and How It Succeeded

A strategy to divide humpback whales into distinct geographic populations was…

from National Geographic News

Reported Sighting of Extinct River Dolphin is Unlikely

Amateur conservationists say they may have seen a Yangtze river dolphin in China. Here's why you should be skeptical.

from MNN - Mother Nature Network

Conservation photographer wants his emotional photos to propel you into action

Jasper Doest balances fine art with photojournalism to make people pay attention to worthy environmental causes.

from TreeHugger

One university's fight against invasive species

How Cornell University is protecting its nature preserves from the threat of invasive plants and animals.

The Stephan's riffle beetle and Tatum Cave beetle disappeared after waiting decades for legal protection

Radar technology informs the weather forecast…and plays an important role in the conservation of species like waterfowl.

from TreeHugger

What if all the spiders disappeared?

Although some may wish it so, a world without spiders would be a miserable place.