April Reese

April Reese

April Reese is a freelance science and environment writer.

April Reese is a freelance science and environment writer.

  • Kakapo comeback

    Its ultimate survival hinges on a nationwide effort to eradicate millions of invasive predators.

    The kakapo (Strigops habroptila), a parrot native to New Zealand, may be the world’s strangest bird. Giant and flight...

    November 26, 2017
  • New beaked whale species identified

    Scientists are yet to see it in the wild.

    Artist's impression of the new unnamed species of Berardius in the North Pacific. The newly identified beaked whale s...

    November 20, 2016
  • Fish pretend it’s night to cope with warming oceans

    A Great Barrier Reef resident reveals a surprising strategy for surviving climate change. April R...

    A spiny chromis damselfish. Reinhard Dirscherl / ullstein bild / Getty Images As CO2 levels rise, more of the gas is...

    October 31, 2016
  • Fires will regularly rage in subarctic forest and tundra

    Wildfires will flare up more frequently in Alaska’s north – releasing more carbon into the atmosp...

    Smoke rises from the Eagle Trail forest fire in interior Alaska, near the town of Tok. Patrick Endres / Design Pics /...

    September 14, 2016

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