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Science Magazine

Ashley Braun

15 May 2019

Roxby Downs, South Australia, Australia

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A team of scientists in Australia are experimenting with what they call a “vaccination approach” to saving endangered wildlife. Never evolving to recognize or escape predators introduced by European colonizers, wildli...

Borderzine

Nicole Madrid

13 May 2019

El Paso, Texas, United States

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The city of El Paso, Texas has implemented a successful trap, neuter, return strategy to deal with the large numbers of feral cats in the city. The cost effective and more humane model replaced the previous euthanasia...

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Adele Peters

13 March 2019

Nassau, Bahamas

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The Guardian is a robot that uses electric shocks to catch the lionfish, an invasive species that has been detrimental across the Atlantic. The project has transformed into a non-profit called Robots in Service of the...

Mongabay

Sahana Ghosh

25 January 2019

Majuli, Assam, India

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A small island in India is eating their pests in an entomophagic restaurant before they in turn destroy their crops. The island of Majuli has been plagued by an infestation of white grub beetles for a long time, but s...

Hakai Magazine

Leslie Anthony

22 January 2019

Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, Canada

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On the British Columbia group of islands called Haida Gwaii, a project called Restoring Balance is working to lessen invasive mammals and restore the ecosystem to what it once was. A key part of this was the targeted ...

Valley Journal

Rob Zolman

19 December 2018

Helena, Montana, United States

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In Montana last year, Fish Wildlife and Parks has worked with stakeholders across the state, running 35 watercraft stations that inspected over 100,000 boats. Meanwhile, the agency has coordinated with other organizat...

National Geographic

Leslie Nemo

14 December 2018

Marion Island, South Africa

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Marion Island is being overtaken by mice and the ecosystem is taking a hit because of it. Preying on albatross offspring, the mice have become a significant threat as an invasive species, so the government is teaming ...

The Colorado Sun

Dan Elliott

5 October 2018

Colorado, United States

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A rare and endangered fish indigenous to the Colorado River has resurfaced in greater numbers as of late, moving it from the endangered to threatened list. Although not without limitations, the combined actions of "ha...

Nation Africa

Duncan Mboya

18 September 2018

Nairobi, Kenya

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For years, farmers in Nairobi were at the mercy of weeds and then armyworms that both destroyed large amounts of cropland that was dedicated to growing maize. Researchers from the International Centre of Insect Physio...

WBUR

Claire Stremple

4 September 2018

California, United States

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Purple sea urchins are taking over the coast of California, diminishing the supply of bull kelp and causing problems for the underwater ecosystem. Divers from a broad range of backgrounds are volunteering to remove a ...

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Claire Stremple

20 August 2018

California, United States

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Purple sea urchins are taking over the California coastal waters that were once known for sought-after species such as abalone. Seen as an indicator of an ailing ocean as well as a detriment to local diving businesses...

The Revelator

Jane Braxton Little

4 June 2018

Ventura, California, United States

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When told he needed to find a new solution that didn't rely on poisons to protect Ventura County's dirt levees from rodents, dam safety inspector Karl Novak did just that. By installing raptor perches and owl boxes, N...

Smithsonian

Jeff MacGregor

1 June 2018

Pensacola, Florida, United States

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Regions across the Caribbean and Atlantic coasts are taking multi-pronged approaches to what some have called a lionfish epidemic. In Pensacola, Florida, the entire community has rallied behind a comprehensive strateg...

The Washington Post

Kevin Sieff

18 May 2018

Malawi

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Africa's wildlife have made headlines time and time again, as species find their way closer to extinction. There are some pockets of the continent, however that have provide refuge for species and allowed them to not ...

Daily Monitor

Lominda Afedraru

28 April 2018

Uganda

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The fall armyworm has caused problems for farmers throughout Uganda for the past several years. To combat the issue, a number of scientific and rudimentary practices have been developed for farmers to implement into t...

Ensia

Christopher Bobryk

4 April 2018

Italy

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Leafhoppers may sound like a harmless term to the untrained ear, but vineyard owners will quickly disagree. These insects have a history of invading and devastating vineyards across the U.S. and Europe. Entomologists ...

Environmental Health News

Andy McGlashen

15 March 2018

United States

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Insects, small birds, rodents are just a few of the species that are negatively impacting farmers all over the world. Many traditional deterrents are seen as impractical, inconvenient and oftentimes short-term. Predat...

Montana Public Radio

Nicky Ouellet

24 November 2017

Montana, United States

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Beginning in the mid 1980s, quagga and zebra mussels started invading lakes and major river systems in the U.S. They migrate through humans, by clinging to ships. Their invasion is burdensome, and the damage they infl...

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April Reese

14 November 2017

New Zealand

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New Zealand has an ambitious initiative in place to eradicate millions of evasive species by 2050, but that doesn't mean researchers have halted short-term actions to stabilized species and avoid extinction. The kakap...

Pacific Standard

Bob Berwyn

28 September 2017

United States

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A new study shows where unprecedented amounts of aquatic invaders are washing up in Hawaii and the West Coast and could help guide a quick response for cleanups as well as ongoing monitoring. That's how biologists era...

The Salem News

Julie Huss

30 July 2017

Londonderry, New Hampshire, United States

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In Londonderry, New Hampshire, the Carriage Shack Farm hire out goats to eat unwanted plants like poison ivy or bittersweet. Contrary to humans, they aren’t harmed by the plant and actually enjoy eating it. Prior to b...

Los Angeles Times

Jacques Leslie

7 March 2017

Los Angeles, California, United States

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What do you do with 102 million dead trees, strewn across the Sierra Nevada’s forests? According to California’s Forest Service, something productive; previously left to stand in place and risk spreading fire at a muc...

TakePart

Kyle Dickman

7 October 2016

Ohio, United States

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Flu epidemics are predicted to be a major source of human death in the coming years, which, is why attention and funding needs to be paid to research and understanding. Bowman, in this article, discusses how Ohio narr...

Upworthy

James Gaines

9 August 2016

Sagalla, Kenya

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Elephants in Africa often eat a farmer’s entire crop, physical barriers don’t work, and fighting the elephants has left both people and elephants dead. After learning from Africans that Elephants don’t like bees, a re...

The Atlantic

Ed Yong

8 August 2016

Cairns, Australia

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The dengue virus is spread by mosquito and infects 400 million people every year with no vaccine or successful treatment. Scientists have started to inject mosquitoes with a bacteria they have found to stop the virus ...

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