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The mouse is light brown fur, a long tail and cute round ears holds a bunch of leaves in its mouth while scurrying across dead leaves on the ground.

Rediscovery of the ‘extinct’ Pinatubo volcano mouse

In 1991, a volcano in the Philippines had the second-most powerful volcanic eruption of the 20th century. Its effects were devastating—but a mouse feared to have gone extinct survived.


Drought’s one-two punch

Researchers look into the effects of repeated droughts on different kinds of forests.


‘Take risks, make mistakes’

A U forest ecologist wins the prestigious Packard Fellowship, which allows freedom to pursue creative research directions.