Neanderthals used spears as hunting weapons by throwing or thrusting, according to a new study.
Historical gold mining at the Giant Mine near Yellowknife, N.W.T. released toxic arsenic into the environment. Snowshoe hares are showing signs of poisoning.
The number of Cape Rockjumpers' are declining and the reason might be the weather.
Here's a challenge for gun control proponents: Watch 100 videos made by gun owners and gun rights advocates. One scholar watched these videos over five years and something surprising happened to her.
Wildlife hunts are supposed to be grounded in sound science, but new research casts doubt on this assumption.
Despite its unpopularity with the public and ongoing reports of endangered and non-game birds being killed - duck shooting season commences this month in Victoria, Tasmania and SA.
Insights and approaches drawn from anthropology could be a useful part of the toolkit for a cop trying to catch a killer.
Computer models have produced some very worrying results.
The Trump administration is considering requests from hunters to import wildlife trophies (body parts) on a case-by-case basis. Does this approach promote conservation or threaten endangered species?
On Black Friday, November 24, outdoor retailer REI will close its stores and urge customers to #OptOutside. But a historian calls this popular campaign light green environmentalism at best.
The North Water Polynya, or Pikialasorsuaq, is a key ocean area for Arctic animals and for Inuit hunting and fishing. Rocket launches threaten to contaminate the area with harmful chemicals.
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.
Rare colour variants of hunted African species have been known for a long time. Trophy hunters seeking novelty might pay more to hunt these unusually coloured animals.
Swine brucellosis is spreading from Queensland into New South Wales. It's carried by feral pigs and poses a real risk the people and dogs that hunt them.
The US Department of Agriculture kills thousands of predators yearly, mainly for attacking livestock. A conservation biologist explains why this policy is ineffective and ecologically harmful.
Why politicians need to stop playing politics with animals, and start taking their welfare seriously.
What place does hunting have in our urbanized society? Is it acceptable to kill for fun? For conservation? Philosophy doesn't have all the answers, but it can help us understand opposing views.
A new mapping study shows that roads have sliced and diced almost the entire land surface of Earth, leaving huge areas prone to illegal logging, mining and hunting.
The real threats to dugongs and turtles are not being addressed.
Land animals were able to find refuge in the depths of the forest. But aquatic species weren't so lucky.