Old homesteads becoming densely-packed housing subdivisions on Colorado’s semiarid grasslands:

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Invasive Carpobrotus (Aizoaceae) blankets vast swaths of the California coastline, crowding out native species in this special region of high native endemism:

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The Mojave desert and other areas have become a helium balloon graveyard:

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Forests across the Southern Rocky Mountains, and indeed far beyond, are suffering widespread mortality through the agency of bark beetles (weevil family):

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Cows grazing within protected Wilderness boundaries in the South San Juan Mountains:

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Many urban areas on Earth are becoming further choked in squalor, which has downstream effects on all:

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