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Stories by Emily Schwing

Wolves Need More Room to Roam

Ecologists say wolves should be allowed to roam beyond remote wilderness areas—and that by scaring off smaller predators like coyotes and jackals, wolves might do a good service, too. Emily Schwing reports.

June 20, 2017 — Emily Schwing
Farmed Trout Bred to Fatten Up Fast

Farmed Trout Bred to Fatten Up Fast

An aquaculturist used selective breeding to create strains of farmed fish that fatten up fast on cheap, plentiful feeds such as soybeans and corn. Emily Schwing reports.

July 6, 2016 — Emily Schwing
Humans off the Hook for Alaskan Mastodon Extinction

Humans off the Hook for Alaskan Mastodon Extinction

A reexamination of museum mastodon specimens provides evidence that that last ones were gone from what's called the Beringia region well before any humans showed up. Emily Schwing reports     

 

February 16, 2015 — Emily Schwing
Stories by Emily Schwing

Confronting Common Wisdom