Don’t hike so close to me: How the presence of humans can disturb wildlife up to half a mile away

Millions of Americans are traveling this summer as pandemic restrictions wind down. Rental bookings and crowds in national parks show that many people are headed for the great outdoors. Seeing animals and birds is one of the main draws of spending time in nature. But as researchers who study conservation, wildlife and human impacts on wild places, we believe it’s important to know […]

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Asteroid the size of Mount Everest set to fly by Earth next month – but is not expected to hit us

This could be the end of all human life on earth A doomsday in April… An asteroid the size of Mount Everest is heading towards Earth next month, but scientists say it is not expected to collide with us. The object, called 52768 (1998 OR2), is 1 to 2.5 miles wide and will pass within […]

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