Ecosystems

Northwestern University
Toward the end of Sasco Creek Road in Westport, Connecticut, passersby witness a charming landscape change. The typical residential street opens up to a vast meadow where grasses tickle the waists of hikers and birdwatchers. Goldfinches whiz by in... Read More
George Washington University
What does it mean to live on the Galápagos Islands? Of all places in the world, this should be a place where natural ecosystems are preserved, and humans and wildlife must coexist.

(Illustration by William Bock)

George Washington University
Wildlife trafficking is a grave problem across the United States. In this story, an endangered ornate box turtle is trafficked across state lines and is saved by law enforcement and the Department of Justice Environmental Crimes Section.
The George Washington University
How does the D.C. area manage invasive species? Here's a look at the problems local ecosystems face and how experts and volunteers are tackling them.