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How to Save the Woods

The first step in solving the world's forest problem is recognizing the world's forest problem. David Biello reports

August 24, 2014 — David Biello

Antique Markets Used to Launder Poached Ivory

Legal ivory markets that are supposed to only deal in stockpiles and antiques inevitably launder poached ivory. Close them all, says WCS vice president for species conservation. David Biello reports


August 11, 2014 — David Biello

Bahamas Creation Linked to African Dust

Cyanobacteria fed by nutrients carried over the Atlantic in African dust may have initiated the process by which, over millions of years, calcium carbonate collected to build the Bahamas...

August 3, 2014 — David Biello

Ants Could Help Warming Cry Uncle

At test sites, the exposure of rock by ants accelerated the absorption of atmospheric CO 2 by the rock by as much as 335 times compared with ant-free areas. David Biello reports


July 21, 2014 — David Biello
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