Current events: Biodiversity and the mysterious die-off of freshwater mussels

“Nature is so complex. Biology is so complex,” he says. We do not understand how important some things are until they’re gone."

This is a great article for kids on biodiversity, the effects of species loss, and the range of work you can grow up to do in conservation and wildlife management. I learned a thing or two about mussels. (It’s always the cute endangered species like pandas and sea otters that get all the attention…)

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