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Martin Wikelski, the soft-spoken but relentless director of the ornithological station of Germany’s Max Planck Institute, spent decades gluing tra
If you plunge a frog into boiling water, it will immediately jump out.
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Ask not what a park can do for spawning salmon. Ask what robust salmon runs could do for the park—and for coastal fishing communities.
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