News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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News spotlight: Researchers want to resurrect the Tasmanian tiger. Should they?

By Will McCarry

September 2, 2022
In case you missed it: Emerging genetic technologies could someday bring back Tasmania’s apex predator. But critics say concerns abound — including siphoning resources from conservation.
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News spotlight: Earth’s most unique birds are also most likely to go extinct

By Will McCarry

August 15, 2022
In case you missed it: A new study found that birds with distinctive shapes and sizes are the most likely to be lost.
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News spotlight: To boost biodiversity and climate resilience, bring back the mammals

By Vanessa Bauza

August 10, 2022
In case you missed it: Large mammals are critical to keeping ecosystems in balance.
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News spotlight: Desert bacteria could unlock more powerful antibiotics

By Kiley Price

July 26, 2022
In case you missed it: Species living in extreme conditions could advance antibiotic production.
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A self-cloning sea grass is the world’s biggest plant: 3 stories you may have missed

By Will McCarry

June 13, 2022
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