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Trump’s EPA cuts threaten water quality in Delaware River Basin, report says

NPR State Impact Pennsylvania

August 29, 2017

Carol Collier, senior advisor for watershed and policy management, says proposed cuts to EPA funding could lead to decline in Delaware River water quality.

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A Philly scientist thinks an Australian parrot might eat flesh

The Philadelphia Inquirer

August 15, 2017

An Academy chemist, using the ornithology collection, is trying to figure out a puzzle about a species of rainbow lorikeet in Australia.

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Meet the baby skunks of the Academy of Natural Sciences

August 9, 2017

Introducing the Academy's newest live animals to hit the stage: stinkin' cute baby skunks.

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Confront the elephant (beetle) in the room at BugFest

The Philadelphia Inquirer,

August 9, 2017

A behind-the-scenes look at preparations for Bug Fest.

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Bug Fest is back at Academy of Natural Sciences


August 9, 2017

Entomologist Karen Verderame regales CBS' Pat Gallen with some giant live insects.

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Bug Fest will feature Richard's worst fear: Spiders

Fox 29

August 8, 2017

Fox 29 Richard Curtis gets a lesson in loving spiders from Bug Fest entomologist Karen Verderame.

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Scientists shocked to discover prehistoric-era plant growing in Wisconsin

New York Post

August 7, 2017

Academy Botany Associate Curator Rick McCourt and fellow scientists discovered a species of alga thought to be extinct in North America.

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Late Devonian Vertebrates


August 1, 2017

A podcast with Associate Curator of Vertebrate Zoology Ted Daeschler about his research specialty

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