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The hidden strengths of freshwater mussels

Content provided by our friends at Knowable Magazine. The humble bivalves can clean polluted water and bump up diversity — but in dammed rivers and fouled watersheds, many species face extinction. With help, maybe they can save themselves. Spending most of their lives buried in...


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Betting on Bats for genetic treasures

Content provided by our friends at Knowable Magazine. Bat genomes are full of clever tricks that are treats for biology and medical science — it’s why scientists want to sequence them all. Most of us think of bats only when it’s time to decorate for Halloween. But a large group of...


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At San Diego’s Frozen Zoo, a chance for animal immortality

Content provided by our friends at Knowable Magazine. The cryobank is a rich source of genetic knowledge of hundreds of creatures. It may one day be used to bring endangered species back from the brink and deepen the gene pool of wild populations. The last male northern white rhinoceros —...


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This California Highway is Now Paved with Plastic

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Blue Carbon: An Overlooked Resource

When environmental conversations turn to carbon a lot of attention is paid to both atmospheric carbon in the form of greenhouse gases and terrestrial carbon such as forests. An often overlooked piece of the global carbon puzzle for both carbon sequestration and as an economic tool to be wielded...


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10 Solutions to Reverse Global Warming

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How to Grow Food Out of Thin Air

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