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Following wildfires, 100+ rare amphibians have been released back into Yosemite National Park

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After the Rim Fire of 2013, this amphibian population declined by 50%. Now, they're getting a chance to start again in their native habitat.
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Ranked: These are the top 10 best U.S. cities for public transportation

Only three of the top 10 transit systems are in the nation's top 10 most populous cities. Good transit spans the country.
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Irene Xagoraraki leads an environmental virology lab at Michigan State University.

The power of poop: Detroit's method for early disease detection is saving lives and inspiring other cities

Wastewater surveillance hit the big time during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, when officials started using this technique to monitor local virus levels.
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Logging in Yabbra State Forest in northern New South Wales, Australia

Instead of planting new trees, this environmental researcher wants Australia to end native forest logging

Australia contains some of the world’s most biologically diverse and carbon-dense native forests.
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California's next state park is a 'rewilded' ranch that also protects communities from floods

“You need to give the water a safe place to go... or it'll go to a place that's not safe.”
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Good news: Tiny urban green spaces can cool cities and save lives

A recent World Meteorological Organization report called heat waves the “deadliest meteorological hazard” from 2015 to 2019, affecting people living on all continents, and setting new national heat records in many regions.
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Arctic glaciers are melting — but the microscopic fungi they leave in their wake could be the key to new life

Newly researched Arctic soil contains microorganisms capable of sequestering carbon and creating new life.
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The World Has More Trees Than It Did 35 Years Ago

This might come as a surprise: Worldwide tree cover has grown — not shrunk! — by 2.24 million square kilometers — the size of Texas and Alaska combined — in the last 35 years, according to a paper in the science journal “Nature.”
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There are dozens and dozens of people you should know about who are protecting wild species and their habitats, and our hope is that today you’ll learn about someone new who inspires you to find your own way of helping animals in your corner of the world.
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Following wildfires, 100+ rare amphibians have been released back into Yosemite National Park

After the Rim Fire of 2013, this amphibian population declined by 50%. Now, they're getting a chance to start again in their native habitat.
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Ranked: These are the top 10 best U.S. cities for public transportation

Only three of the top 10 transit systems are in the nation's top 10 most populous cities. Good transit spans the country.
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Boating, tubing, or waterskiing this summer? For every minute you spend on the water, this app donates $1 to St. Jude

For the second year in a row, MasterCraft is raising money for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, and all users have to do is log water activities in their app.
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Previously hunted as pests, dingoes to be re-classified as a protected species in Australia

Despite pushback from farmers, groundbreaking new DNA research has led Australian officials to consider the protection status of the iconic dingo.
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Grizzly bear baby boom in Yellowstone triples cub count in national park

A mother grizzly bear was spotted with a record five cubs, bringing the total bear cub count to 18, and highlighting the species' recovery.
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