Intensifying hurricanes are helping invasive species spread across the U.S.

More than a hundred species—including Asian swamp eels and zebra mussels—hitched a ride on Hurricane Isaias' floodwaters, scientists say.
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The global pet trade: An overlooked culprit behind pandemics

Our desire for the companionship of exotic pets from around the world has helped fuel the spread of diseases to humans and wildlife.
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What are zoonotic diseases?

Zoonotic diseases, which pass from animals to humans, kill millions of people every year. Where do they come from and how can we avoid them?
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How Burmese pythons took over the Florida Everglades

They've eaten practically every mammal in sight—and have no natural predators.
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Major oil and gas companies join program to cut methane emissions

62 oil and gas companies from around the world signed on to a UN-led partnership aimed at bolstering monitoring and reductions of the potent climate-warming gas.

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