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The Billionaire Conservationist
August 2002: Can Ted Turner save threatened species? He is using his private lands and deep pockets to reintroduce animals driven off by development. By Krista West

The Road Less Trampled
Scientists thought groomed roads helped lead bison out of Yellowstone National Park, but new work shows the animals may prefer natural trails By Harold Franzen 05-FEB-01.

The Glass House in the Desert
Biosphere 2 courts scientists and tourists alike. By Marguerite Holloway. January 2002.

Not Just a Nice Idea, Preserving Biodiversity Is a Necessity
According to a study published in Nature, preserving the earth's biodiversity is not just a nice idea-it is necessary to ensure ideal functioning of the planet's ecosystems. By Sarah Graham, July 05, 2001

What is the point in preserving endangered species?
Four scientists weigh in on this important question. October, 1999.


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