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The world’s amphibians are in serious trouble. A new global assessment found that 41% of amphibians are threatened with extinction, with no other group of animals is in greater danger. Learn why this group is at risk — and how scientists are trying to help.
A long-awaited land management plan for Nantahala and Pisgah national forests was released Friday by the U.S. Forest Service. Environmental groups say it's a disappointment.
Laura Leslie, WRAL capitol bureau chief
Since he was five years old, Wake County native Tony Avent has been growing plants. Avent was seven years old when he started a greenhouse business, selling houseplants to his neighbors. Now, he owns a 28-acre botanical garden with more than 27,000 different plant species funded by an unparalleled plant nursery.
Maggie Brown, WRAL multiplatform producer