Results tagged “National Wildlife” from Jessica Snyder Sachs, Science Writer

Biodiversity and Health

Thanks to Mark Wexler, my longtime editor at National Wildlife, for one of the most interesting assignments in the 15 years I've been writing for him. "A Dose of Diversity" shines a spotlight on the scientists documenting a clear link between reduced biodiversity and the outbreak and spread of infectious diseases such as West Nile virus, Lyme disease, and many others. It's the cover story in this month's issue

Wildlife Struggles to Adapt to Global Warming


global_warming_animal_behavior-opening-spread.jpgThe editors of National Wildlife asked me to report on how wild animals are changing their diets, behaviors, and in a few cases, even their genetic makeup in their struggle to cope with global warming. It's in the December/January issue.

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