Since its passage, the Endangered Species Act has helped reverse and stop declines in numerous species – from bald eagles to Lake Erie watersnakes – and served as a model for similar laws around the world.
By Frans von der Dunk, The Conversation
Since the beginning of the space race, the United States knew that for many people around the world the sight of a U.S. flag on the Moon would raise major political issues.
By Wendy D. Roth, The Conversation
Genetic ancestry tests reinforce what you want to believe rather than offering objective, scientific proof of who you are.
By Anthony J. Marchese, Dan Zimmerle, The Conversation
A new study suggests that methane emissions from oil and gas operations are much higher than current EPA estimates.
By Stephen Schneider, The Conversation
The summer solstice brings the longest day and shortest night of the year for 88 percent of Earth’s people.
By Daniel Cooper, The Conversation
The U.S. could slash imports of these metals not by imposing duties but by boosting the reuse and recycling of old metal products.
By Alexis R. Santos-Lozada, The Conversation
A survey shows that most Puerto Ricans didn't highly rate the official information coming out of the island.
By Andrew Leland, The Conversation
Research reveals few differences between the parenting of gay men and their straight peers.
By Christopher Hartnick, The Conversation
As the founder and director of Operation Airway, a nonprofit that treats kids with breathing problems, I have led teams of surgeons and other medical professionals on missions across the world for the past decade. Our team,…
By Robert Lennox, Austin Gallagher, Euan Ritchie, Steven J. Cooke, The Conversation
When humans have conflicts with wildlife, the first reaction is often to cull them. But there's little evidence that it works.
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