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Alaskan Salmon Face a Stream of New Mines

This article was originally published on Undark. Read the original article. Wild Alaskan salmon are... (more)

Becki Robins
Meet the Maine Teenager-Turned-Landscaper Thanks to Grazing Goats

Anna Zlotkowski has found an unusual–but fitting–afterschool job. Along with finishing her last two years... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
November 25, 2022
To Stop New Viruses Infecting Humans, We Must Protect Bat Habitat

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Bats have... (more)

Alison Peel, Peggy Eby, Raina Plowright
November 23, 2022
The Great (Sticker Shock) Thanksgiving

Americans won’t have trouble finding a Thanksgiving turkey, but they may wonder if this season’s... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 22, 2022
Are Invasive Species Always Bad?

Researchers at Brown University want to emphasize the positive impacts of some non-native species.

Shea Swenson
October 15, 2022
A Meditation on Slaughter

What raising and harvesting chickens taught me about killing in the service of living.

Michelle Webster-Hein
October 11, 2022
Cattle Ranchers On High Alert After Longhorned Tick Found in Missouri

Warming temperatures are creating perfect conditions for the disease-causing pest to spread.

Shea Swenson
October 7, 2022
Paddleboarding Goats Make a Splash on Prince Edward Island

Hitting the water with farmer Devon Saila and her beach-loving goats.

Noah Lederman
September 23, 2022
Ugandan Farmers Embrace Maggots as Solution to Fertilizer Shortage

Black soldier fly larvae are becoming a hot commodity during a time of crisis for... (more)

Shea Swenson
September 21, 2022
The Quest to Finding a More Sustainable Animal Feed

As animal nutrition company Nutreco found, the first step to achieving ambitious goals is full... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
August 22, 2022
These Tiny Crustaceans Are the Bees of the Sea

Researchers make a first-of-its-kind discovery about how underwater plants get pollinated.

Shea Swenson
August 12, 2022