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The Silence of the Birds
The brown tree snake has wiped out bird life on Guam. Will a new snake virus curb the crisis?


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Green Invader
Alien algae are smothering native marine life and livelihoods in the Mediterranean. And now it's in San Diego as well.


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The Silken Tree Eaters
Scientists wage a desperate struggle to save America's forests from deadly insects.


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Dust Busting
A Caribbean coral disease is traced to fungus-filled dust from new African farmland. Researchers also investigate a link betweeen the dust and increased asthma in the region.


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Prairie Comeback
Ecologists work to restore the quintessential American landscape.


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Raven’s World
A walk through the Missouri Botanical Garden and an exploration of world conservation issues with renowned biologist Peter Raven.


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Paradise Lost?
Invasive species, including humans, threaten to forever alter the landscape of the Galapagos.


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Ways of the Wild
In South Africa’s game parks natural processes like fire and drought are tolerated or encouraged. Successes like saving the white rhino are one result.


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Environmental Decade
10 years of work to save endangered species and restore threatened ecosystems -- coral reefs, forests, mountains, deserts, tundra.


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