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Nature

Measuring the belowground world

Researchers call for greater consideration of soil biodiversity and functions in international conservation strategiesCredit: Carlos Guerra If you asked people which group of animals is the most abundant on earth, hardly anyone…

Water and gender equality

Stanford researchers find installing piped water near homes promotes gender equality and improves well-being in rural ZambiaCredit: James Winter Water isn't just crucial for life, it's fundamental to increasing opportunities for women and…

New challenges for wolf conservation

People view the wolf as either a threatening predator or a sign of a healthy natural habitat. Many proponents of nature and animal conservation welcome the spread of wolf populations in Germany. By contrast, farmers who graze herds…

Bermudagrass versus the armyworm

Striving for a better understanding of pest resistance in experimental linesCredit: Gurjit Singh Tifton, Georgia: A study out of the University of Georgia sought to determine the level of host plant resistance that can be assured by…