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Toxodon platensis: illustration by Peter Schouten from the forthcoming book "Biggest, Fiercest, Strangest" W. Norton Publishers (in production)

Casting a new light on Darwin fossils

Protein analysis pinpoints the origins of ancient South American mammals.

Lady in smog with mask in China. Photo from https://www.flickr.com/photos/the-niki/4331676192/ and licensed under Creative Commons https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

Air pollution clouds economic growth in China

How the Chinese could improve the quality of the air they breathe.

Questioning tropical protected areas’ role under climate change

Poor connectivity of protected area networks in Asia may prevent lowland species from responding to climate change.

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