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Killer Cats Bash Biodiversity

Peter Marra, director of the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, talks with journalist Rene Ebersole about the threat of outdoor cats to wild animals and to human health. Marra is the co-author, with writer Chris Santella, of the book Cat Wars: The Devastating Consequences of a Cuddly Killer.  

11 hours ago — Rene Ebersole and Steve Mirsky

The Rise of Wind Power in Texas

Wind’s competitiveness in the Lone Star State has been helped by the expansion of transmission capacity and market reforms

April 14, 2017 — Benjamin Storrow and ClimateWire

Species Split When Mountains Rise

Plant species in China's Hengduan Mountains exploded in diversity eight million years ago—right when the mountains were built. Christopher Intagliata reports. 

April 13, 2017 — Christopher Intagliata

Extreme Storms Are Extreme Eroders

The storm that swept across the Rockies in September 2013 unleashed huge amounts of sediment downstream, doing the work of a century of erosion. Julia Rosen reports. 

April 5, 2017 — Julia Rosen