This Week’s Top Editor Pick
China outlawed the trading of ivory in late 2017. Since then, fewer people in that country seem interested in buying it. About 30,000 African elephants were being killed each year to meet the demands of the legal and illegal trades. Conservationists are not sure how much of the decline can…
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An exhaustive U.N. report outlines the massive impact human activity has had on the natural world, suggesting that one million…
A recent study revealed that a 160,000-year-old human jawbone discovered in 1980 in a Tibetan cave came from the Denisovans,…
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