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Illegal dumping at Goldstream River could jeopardize salmon habitat

VICTORIA — Just above the Goldstream River, where thousands of visitors gather to watch the salmon run, the forest is scattered with truckloads of …

Some of the world's strangest species could vanish before they're discovered

Scientists have described around 1.5 million species on Earth - but how many are still out there to be discovered? This is one of the most heated …

Zoology

Climate Change Is Causing Earlier Springs in National Parks

Three-quarters of parks surveyed are experiencing warmer weather earlier in the year, which could hurt their ability to manage invasive species.<p>The National Park Service was created to protect and preserve the United States’ natural wonders. But what happens when climate change starts to alter …

National Parks

Increased Health and Environment Risks from Forest Fires

Dear EarthTalk: What are "smoke waves" from wildfires and how can they be hazardous for our health? - Doug Jenkins, Big Sandy, TX

Wake Up People! Our Growing Trash Problem is Harming Marine and Land Animals (Including Us)

The world is expected to produce approximately 2.6 trillion pounds of garbage by the end of this year, a figure equivalent to the mass of 7,000 …

Pollution

When Invasive Species Strike the Third World, People Can Starve

Global trade is the number one avenue for stowaway pests. Along with goods, the United States alone has inadvertently imported kudzu, zebra mussels, …