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Mongabay

Nick Rodway

18 November 2019

Western Australia, Australia

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Revegetation and fire management practices are helping to preserve Australia’s biodiversity. In Western Australia, collaborative efforts between Environs Kimberley, an environmental NGO, and local rangers from the Fir...

The New Yorker

Paige Williams

20 May 2019

New York City, New York, United States

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It turns out goats may be the answer to addressing invasive species. In Manhattan’s Riverside Park, a herd of goats were hired to to eat weeds, ivy, and nonnative species in an attempt to restore the balance of the ec...

IndiaSpend

Disha Shetty

23 March 2019

Mawphlang, Meghalaya, India

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In 2007 a program in Meghalaya, India called The Khasi Hills Community REDD+ Project was created to bring together the community members in an agreement to protect the sacred groves there. This was part of the larger ...

Ensia

Sara Van Note

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19 March 2019

Chaves County, New Mexico, United States

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Freshwater springs are an indicator of the health and quality of our groundwater (drinking water), but their conservation is often overlooked in government funding. This article offers a few examples of ongoing effort...

Daily Nation

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...

The Huffington Post

Carrie Budge

5 September 2018

Kenya

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During the Industrial Revolution, farmers began harvesting monoculture crops which produced promising profits but proved harmful to the soil and weakened the immune capabilities of native plants. Lately, however, perm...

National Geographic

Alejandra Borunda

15 August 2018

Kāne'ohe Bay, Hawaii, United States

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In Hawaii's Kāne'ohe Bay, an invasive algae introduced by a scientist in the 1970s was still wreaking havoc for coral reefs. After attempting human-driven solutions to rid the area of the species, scientists have inst...

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Austin Cope

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11 April 2018

Durango, Colorado, United States

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As the name implies, Russian olive trees are not native to the United States, but have taken over many regions due to their ability to outgrow and outcompete native plant species. Organizations are working together in...

Scientific American

Cathy Watson

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1 February 2018

Nainital distric, Uttarakhand, India

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Agroforestry, is the practice of planting trees around crops, which can yield many benefits to farmers and the environment. In India, agroforestry is helping tigers stay alive.

High Country News

Maya L. Kapoor

11 December 2017

Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States

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As wildfires become increasingly more prevalent and powerful, researchers in New Mexico are turning their attention to mitigation successes from ancestral generations. By implementing some of these methods such as sel...

Ensia

Travis Wood

8 November 2017

Michigan, United States

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More golf courses are closing than are opening, allowing the rare opportunity to have open space in an urban environment. Restorations are becoming popular to allow wildlife and humans to make use of the natural space...

NPR

Amy Yee

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27 September 2016

Democratic Republic of the Congo

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As a response to a growing population, farmers have begun encroaching into Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo in order to expand their crop yield. This creates a problem for the endangered great...

High Country News

Julia Rosen

2 May 2016

Portland, Oregon, United States

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Throughout the city of Portland, there is moss growing in urban trees. When scientists began studying its growth, they were able to not only detect a citywide air pollution problem, but also pinpoint the origin of it ...

The Atlantic

Jeremy Raff

28 April 2016

Texas, United States

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The Rio Grande River runs between the border of the United States and Mexico and supplies water to 5 million people across the nations. With wildfires continuously threatening the health of the river, an international...

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