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Only one of the five propositions on California's June primary ballot is a general obligation bond measure. Prop. 68 authorizes $4 billion for projects benefiting parks and water quality. Opponents prefer a pay-as-you-go approach using general funds.
May 12, 2018, 1pm PDT
A new book on urban ecology shows how quickly wild species living in cities can adapt to their surroundings.
March 18, 2018, 9am PDT
It doesn't matter why—but how is pretty important.
December 26, 2017, 11am PST
A developer in Bristol installed pigeon spikes on trees to keep bird droppings off cars.
May 2, 2017, 11am PDT
The people who work for city parks and recreation departments were surveyed about sustainability successes and challenges.
March 5, 2017, 5am PST
A dramatic entrance on horseback preceded one of Ryan Zinke's first actions as Secretary of the Department of Interior—rescinding guidance issued by the Fish & Wildlife Service to phase out the use of toxic, lead ammunition on federal lands.
February 28, 2017, 2pm PST
Just in time for United Nations World Wildlife Day, a new initiative in Israel has launched to identify deadly road crossings for animals by harnessing data collected from the Waze app.
January 22, 2017, 9am PST
A lawsuit marks the latest twist in an ongoing legal battle over what conservationists consider one of the most important waterfowl sanctuaries in the country.
August 27, 2016, 5am PDT
Created so people could "experience nature in the midst of crowds," New York's Jamaica Bay National Wildlife Refuge embodies the characteristics of all modern national parks: abundant, welcoming, and threatened.
August 18, 2016, 5am PDT
When urban areas intrude into former wildlife habitat areas, animals face challenges moving across busy roadways. In Australia, designers have worked to create passages for koalas to avoid the dangers of speeding motorists.
April 8, 2016, 5am PDT
A pair of very different stories offers insight into the urban lives of animals.
January 19, 2016, 5am PST
Ecologists offer scientific lessons in how to better build cities for humans and wildlife.
October 7, 2014, 7am PDT
According to a newly released study by the World Wildlife Fund, the Zoological Society of London, and other NGOs, the world has lost half of its biodiversity, particularly in fresh water ecosystems and in developing nations.
November 24, 2013, 1pm PST
A proposed gated community in Los Angeles County has provoked the ire of a group of scientists concerned about its environmental impact.
April 27, 2013, 11am PDT
BioMap2 is designed to guide strategic biodiversity conservation in Massachusetts over the next decade by focusing land protection and stewardship on the areas that are most critical for ensuring the long-term persistence of rare and native species.
Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments
April 18, 2012, 10am PDT
Louis Sagahun explores the unexpected benefits of trading 5,000 square feet of grass and pavement for native plants at a Los Angeles elementary school.
May 27, 2011, 7am PDT
Crows are seemingly everywhere, including cities. A new book looks at the relationship between people and crows in urban areas and what it says about modern cities.
January 13, 2009, 7am PST
It's open season in Montgomery County, Maryland, where hunters are being allowed -- and in some cases encouraged -- to hunt deer in populated suburban areas.
December 9, 2008, 10am PST
Around Puget Sound, the spreading suburban fringe is changing the types of birds that live in those areas, pushing some out and attracting others. 'It's a change in who's top,' says a local biologist.
November 27, 2008, 5am PST
The demilitarized zone dividing North and South Korea has become one of the world's most important wildlife conservation sites.
The Christian Science Monitor