Creating Equilibrium: What if environmentalists and the tech-crowd actually talked to each other?

As the climate crisis continues unfolding, some would have us dive full tilt into futuristic (and potentially dangerous) geoengineering solutions. Others believe our future...

Reptile skin grown in lab could help save endangered turtles

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World's cutest baby turtle is part of an amazing story

Asian giant softshell turtles were once thought to be extinct in the Mekong River; this little trooper is one of 150 hatchlings bringing them...

World's cutest baby turtle is part of an amazing story

Asian giant softshell turtles were once thought to be extinct in the Mekong River; this little trooper is one of 150 hatchlings bringing them...

Elfin mountain toad discovered in misty, mossy elfin forest

The newly discovered horned mountain toad found in Southern Vietnam's elfin forest is the smallest of its species – and is already considered endangered. If...

Florida manatees can survive for at least another century

In great news for manatees, researchers predict that the gentle 'sea cows' will endure for at least another 100 years as long as threats...

44 viable eggs found of one of the most endangered turtles on the planet

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Tigers, leopards and wild dogs found living in surprising harmony in Indian reserves

A new study finds 3 carnivores that usually avoid each other at all costs have found smart ways to peacefully co-exist. There may be no...

Imagine a world reliant on robot bees to roam the fields and meadows

Welcome to your dystopian nightmare installment #4692. Mother Nature has spent a very long time perfecting the ways in which things work together to ensure...

Trump delays listing bumblebee as an endangered species

Protection for the beleaguered rusty patched bumblebee was set to begin on February 10. Jeez, the bees just can't get a break. Pollinators are being...

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