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Vaccinate Prairie Dogs to Save Ferrets

As was widely reported on social media, the U.S. is indeed going to use aerial drones to spread vaccine-laced pellets among prairie dogs to save endangered ferrets, although, contrary to some reports, no M&Ms will be involved...

July 19, 2016 — Steve Mirsky
June Best o' the Geoblogosphere

June Best o' the Geoblogosphere

June was a great month on the geoblogs. Come check out the best—and see how your favorite geoblog post can be featured here!

July 14, 2016 — Dana Hunter

Help Save the Arizona Geological Survey

The Arizona Geological Survey's budget has been slashed by the state's short-sighted government. There are as many reasons to save the agency as there are geologic wonders, riches and hazards in Arizona...

June 20, 2016 — Dana Hunter

Tiger, Tiger, Being Tracked

Wildlife Conservation Society researcher Ullas Karanth talks about his July, 2016, Scientific American article on state-of-the-art techniques for tracking tigers and estimating their populations and habitat health...

June 16, 2016 — K. Ullas Karanth and Steve Mirsky
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