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Fires Ravage Kangaroo Island
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Fires Ravage Kangaroo Island

Nearly one-third of the island appears to have burned.

Published Jan 9, 2020

Land Life Drought Fires

Spotting the Spotted Owl
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Spotting the Spotted Owl

Scientists create maps of forest cover to understand where the composition and structure of Pacific Northwest forests are sufficient for the threatened species to nest and roost.

Published Jan 3, 2020

Life Human Presence World of Change

Spotting the Spotted Owl: 30 Years of Forest Disturbance
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Spotting the Spotted Owl: 30 Years of Forest Disturbance

Wildfires make a significant mark on the bird’s nesting and roosting habitat.

Published Dec 18, 2019

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Spotting the Spotted Owl: 30 Years of Habitat Change
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Spotting the Spotted Owl: 30 Years of Habitat Change

Maps of forest cover type show where the composition and structure of the forest is sufficient for the threatened species to nest and roost.

Published Dec 17, 2019

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Satellite Observes Massive Ocean Migration
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Satellite Observes Massive Ocean Migration

Every night, under the cover of darkness, countless small sea creatures swim from the ocean depths to feed near the surface, then descend out of sight again before daybreak.

Published Dec 3, 2019

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