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Home from the Sea

With support from the state, forest industry and conservation groups, OSU researchers gather data on threatened seabird

The Mystery of the Disappearing Birds

Once upon a time Barro Colorado Island was a mountaintop, rising from the trackless rainforest that carpeted the Isthmus of Panama. Its deep-green slopes hosted pumas and jaguars and more than 200 species of birds.

Blue Carbon

The reason for mangroves’ massive capacity for carbon can be summed up in two words: perpetual wetness.

Of Spots and Stripes

To hear Katie Dugger tell it, you’d think catching a baby northern spotted owl for scientific banding was as easy as taking a Tootsie Roll from a toddler.