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New Research Charts Dual Futures for Yellowstone’s Forest Composition

Lodgepole Pines Near Madison River, 2014

A study of two forest plots just south of Yellowstone National Park portends very different futures for Yellowstone’s forest composition.

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Researchers Puzzle Over Unconventional Yellowstone Microbe

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Researchers from Arizona State and Montana State Universities are studying Yellowstone microbes to understand how they survive in the park’s hot springs.

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Study Uses 1988 Yellowstone Fires To Measure Future Bark Beetle Vulnerability In Western Forests

whitebark pine 2015

A new forest study is using the 1988 Yellowstone fires to map out whether burned forests are more susceptible to bark beetle outbreaks  in the future.

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New Study Claims Culling of Large Carnivores (Wolves, Bears) Spurs Poaching

Leopold wolf following grizzly bear;Doug Smith;April 2005

A new ecology study has posited a strong link between sanctioned hunting and poaching of endangered/threatened large carnivores.

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