Beach closed to protect threatened bird species, Chincoteague, Virginia.
Congress is considering proposals to amend the Endangered Species Act. In this roundup we offer views on what's lost when species disappear and the complexities of bringing them back from the brink.
A new understanding of subspecies, such as Reichenow’s Helmeted Guineafowl, can help conserve the birds.
It's difficult to sort out the conservation 'wheat' from the 'chaff' when too many subspecies are defined.
Researchers in Maine pose with terns after measuring, weighing and banding the birds. But what if they weren’t scientists?
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Why do so many people take safety risks or abuse wild animals for the sake of a photo with them? In one researcher's view, scientists may encourage this trend by sharing their own wildlife selfies.
Wood mice are well placed to take advantage of warmer weather.
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Speedy movement to newly warm areas isn't everything, says new study.