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Assessing the human risk of 'zombie deer disease'

Scientists delve into the complexities of chronic wasting disease and its transmission among wildlife, raising concerns about future health implications.

Jennifer Chesak reports for the BBC.

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We're all gonna die! How the idea of human extinction has reshaped our world

For most of human history, we didn't think the end could possibly happen. These days, we can hardly count the ways.

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Risk of conflict between humans and polar bears rises as Arctic melts

As Arctic sea ice shrinks as a result of climate change, a surge in the number of ravenous bears could lead to an increase in bears accessing garbage and human food, damaging property, or incidents in which humans or bears are injured or killed.

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Are we in the Anthropocene? Why Canada's Crawford Lake may hold answers

Canada's Crawford Lake may hold evidence that humans have fundamentally changed Earth enough to have started the Anthropocene, a new chapter in geologic time.
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Do humans cause climate change? Even now, only half of Americans say yes

Even now, only half of Americans believe humans cause climate change. That finding, from a new Ipsos poll, illuminates a yawning gap between public opinion and science on perhaps the most important scientific question of our time.

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Team unlocks a new protein source from floral farming waste

Farmers who grow rapeseed for vegetable oil and biodiesel generate mountains of protein-rich meal byproduct that could significantly enrich the diets of livestock and even humans . . . if only it didn’t taste so terrible.

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Shreya Adhikari and Smarinita Shetty: Human-wildlife conflict in the time of climate change

Climate change is a major threat to animals and their habitats, thereby increasing chances of human-wildlife conflict. Here’s how we must rethink conservation efforts in light of the climate emergency.

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