The Interior Department is narrowing protection for migratory birds to cover only deliberate harm such as hunting, but not threats like development or pollution that kill millions of birds yearly.
Kenya's wildlife task force promises stakeholder participation needed for sustainable conservation.
We're in the middle of an Insectageddon. But a garden of native plants can help insects, as well as birds and other wildlife.
From falcons that hunt by the light of skyscrapers, to bears that sit in wait at weirs, animals are using human structures to help them catch a meal.
Three researchers studied the "crop raiders" of the Brazilian rainforest in the hope of aiding both local farmers and wildlife conservation.
Feeding wild birds is discouraged in Australia despite its popularity in other countries. But many Australians still put food out for the birds, and that's not a problem if it's the right food.
A new study found that community-based wildlife conservation can quickly result in clear ecological success.
A new study shows that polar bears require more food than previously thought. The scientists used collars that tracked bears' movements and metabolic rates.
Congress is moving to cut back the Endangered Species Act and give more power to states. But a recent study shows that state laws are weaker and states have few resources to protect species at risk.
Capuchin monkeys understand fairness, sheep recognise their friends, rats make sacrifices for buddies. Yes, animals are sentient. Here's the science.
Interactions between sharks and humans happen in a variety of places. That means reducing conflict needs different interventions.
This multi-billion pound industry increasingly involves organised crime groups, who see wildlife as a low risk route to profit.
A parasite found in coyotes, wolves and foxes is now spreading to dogs and their owners as its range expands across Canada.
The effects of climate change are being strongly felt in the North, but how caribou respond depends on what changes occur.
Besides wondrous creatures, new discoveries and spectacular filming, Sir David Attenborough's follow up to The Blue Planet comes with a stark warning about the future
The idea that terror groups like Boko Haram fund their activities through ivory poaching in Africa is a compelling narrative. But it’s undermining wildlife conservation and human rights.
Bringing back aurochs is a competitive and ambitious venture aiming at recreating wilderness in Europe. But ethical and scientific questions linger.
Local and indigenous communities remain mostly excluded from real benefits, and conservation often comes at a huge cost to them.
A bitter debate has erupted over the British Columbia government's recent decision to end grizzly bear trophy hunting. Here are the pros and cons of stopping the hunt.
Snowshoe hares in warmer zones have thinner fur, and some are not turning white in winter. As climate change warms the Northeast, will this species adapt?