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Extreme weather helping invasive species replace native species, study finds

A new analysis published this weeksuggests that extreme weather linked to climate change might be much harder on native species than on nonnative ones.

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In Pa., climate change threatens the state tree, bird and fish. Work is under way to help the native species

Experts say climate change is fueling and favoring the growth of invasive species—in many cases, at the expense of Pennsylvania’s cherished symbols. But there are some problem-solving options.
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They planted a forest at the edge of the desert. From there it got complicated

Trying to judge the success or failure of Yatir, Israel's largest human-made forest, depends on the way you define success. And the person you’re asking.

Historic Yellowstone flooding brings renewal despite destruction

Historic Yellowstone flooding brings renewal despite destruction

Flooding helps seed majestic cottonwood trees and favors native trout. High water allows them to escape to calmer side channels, where they can spawn.
Wild Sounds: The loss of sonic diversity and why it matters

Wild Sounds: The loss of sonic diversity and why it matters

From birdsong in the rainforest to whale calls in the oceans, the world is losing the variety of sounds that enriches life. Habitat loss, species extinctions, and industrial noise all contribute to this sonic loss, which cuts off a vital human connection to the Earth.
Are we managing invasive species wrong?
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Are we managing invasive species wrong?

New research suggests that sometimes trying to completely eliminate a problematic non-native species may cause more harm than good. 
Invasive grass is overwhelming U.S. deserts—providing fuel for wildfires

Invasive grass is overwhelming U.S. deserts—providing fuel for wildfires

Volunteers are yanking the dangerous grasses from public lands across the American Southwest.
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