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Olivia Box

Natural Resources and Forest Ecology

University of Vermont

Olivia has authored 4 articles

When winter no longer comes, what will the North look like?

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Less snow and cold could negatively impact maple sugaring, skiing, and other traditions

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Even vampire bats do social distancing when their friends are sick

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New research finds that bats care for their ill family members, but don't socialize as much with their sick friends

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Every flood drives destructive Asian carp further into North American waters

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Carp can starve out native fish by eating all their food supplies and taking over breeding grounds

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Wildfires in Canada are burning down forests of mushrooms

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Fungal communities are negatively affected by the frequent, intense forest fires that climate change has brought us

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The Endangered Species Act is under attack, just like the plants and animals it aims to protect

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The Trump administration's new rules prioritize the economy over America's wildlife

Flip the light on and hide your cashmere — it's Moth Week

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Freshwater species boom in the time of the insect apocalypse

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A new study summarizes findings about the fate of insect species across 166 studies and 41 countries

Just how hot was this winter?

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Really hot. And that doesn't bode well for the rest of the year.

It's time to cancel the "manel"

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All-male panels don't just lack diversity: they're actively counter-productive to diversifying STEM communities

Fires explode across Australia as the continent records its first-ever day without rain

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And they are predicted to get worse as the dry weather persists