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Hundreds of new dams are currently planned for Central American rivers, posing a threat to Indigenous peoples and wildlife. Preserving the integrity of these corridors between mountains and sea will help them both.

photo essay | 03.27.19

Free-Flowing, For Now

Systems | 08.27.19

Free-Flowing, For Now

One of the most attentive of all insect parents, this tiny treehopper fiercely defends her offspring until they're fully grown, using her thorn-shaped headdress as both shield and intimidation tool.

spotlight | 03.17.19

Mighty Mom

Wild Life | 24.17.19

Mighty Mom

Restoring native crustaceans along West Africa’s Senegal River may be a critical step in controlling one of the world’s deadliest tropical diseases.

video | 03.17.19

Protected by Prawns

Solutions | 23.17.19

Protected by Prawns

Africa's rarest carnivores face mounting threats from disease-carrying domestic dogs, but scientists hope a new vaccination campaign will give Ethiopian wolves a fighting chance at survival.

photo essay | 02.27.19

The Last Wolves

Systems | 24.27.19

The Last Wolves

What looks like a flamboyant fashion accessory is actually this jelly's brilliant evolutionary strategy for attracting prey.

spotlight | 02.27.19

Allure of the Flower Hat

Wild Life | 23.27.19

Allure of the Flower Hat

To understand how and why these highly social animals have evolved such complex systems of cooperation, scientists have resorted to a very simple strategy.

spotlight | 02.07.19

Herding Meerkats

Wild Life | 08.07.19

Herding Meerkats

After a case of mistaken identity, scientists double down on their efforts to save a fabled fish.

article | 02.07.19

Resurrecting the Greenback, Take Two

Solutions | 08.07.19

Resurrecting the Greenback, Take Two

Australia’s corals may get all the headlines, but the country’s kelp-dominated temperate reefs are at least as important and imperiled. Now they're finally getting the restoration focus they deserve.

photo essay | 01.25.19

The Unsung Reef

Systems | 26.25.19

The Unsung Reef

When an octopus known for its size and hunting prowess encounters a football-field-sized team of spider crabs, the outcome isn’t what you might expect.

spotlight | 01.25.19

Banquet on Legs

Wild Life | 39.25.19

Banquet on Legs

Community-led conservation has taken root in Papua New Guinea. Now the plan’s architects must ensure that ecological protection and economic prosperity can coexist.

article | 01.08.19

Where the Rainforest Meets the Road

Solutions | 54.08.19

Where the Rainforest Meets the Road

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