Where bats are still on the menu, if no longer the best seller

Indonesia’s wildlife markets are “like a cafeteria for animal pathogens,” but they have resisted efforts to close even as China has shut its own markets over coronavirus fears.
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Hurricanes are reshaping evolution across the Caribbean

A new study of lizards in countries struck by hurricanes suggests cataclysmic weather can reshape entire species.

‘A complete enigma’ - New Zealand lizard declared extinct 130 years after only sighting

But here's the weird thing: New research finds that the speckled skink it was actually six different species, and five still exist - for now.


Moody blues: Lizards avoid predation by scaring the hell out of predators

The common blue-tongue lizard (Tiliqua sincoides), found throughout mainland Australia, uses its tongue as a defence against being eaten, according to new research from scientists at Macquarie University in Sydney.

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Join the “Agents of Change” discussion on research and activism

Four of the fellows who participated in the program this year will discuss their ongoing research, activism, and experiences with publishing their ideas in the public sphere.

The dangers of opinion masquerading as fact in science journals: Jerrold J. Heindel

A call for unbiased, honest science in peer-reviewed journals.

Beyond the “silver lining” of emissions reductions: Clean energy takes a COVID-19 hit

With job loss and stifled development in the renewable energy sector, economists, politicians, and advocates say policy action is necessary to stay on track.

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An exclusive look at important research just over the horizon that promises to impact our health and the environment

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