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Think Explosions Are the Only Way to Form Calderas? Think Again
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Think Explosions Are the Only Way to Form Calderas? Think Again

When a volcano erupts, stuff comes out of the ground. Most of the time, it isn’t much stuff (and by “stuff”, we’re talking lava, ash, volcanic gases in varying proportions). But sometimes it’s a lot. If you take that much stuff out of the ground underneath a volcano and spill it out […]

The Controversial Science Behind The Yellowstone Grizzly Losing ESA Protection
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The Controversial Science Behind The Yellowstone Grizzly Losing ESA Protection

Grizzly bears. The biggest, baddest, fiercest, growliest apex predator to prowl the North American continent. Except, well, humans. Since arriving on the scene, people have pushed the Ursus arctos horribilis to the brink of extinction, and then, a few decades ago, threw them a lifeline in the form of the Endangered […]