We all want to help native animals recover after bushfires, but giving a koala a drink from your water bottle can cause more harm than good. Here are some helpful things you can do.
North America's prairies once were home to millions of wild animals. Today, most of that lands is farmed or developed, but some grasslands have never been plowed and could be rewilded.
Information collected from DNA samples can be used to identify species, track their movements and diagnose genetic diseases. This information is useful in conservation and management projects.
White's seahorse in Sydney uses seahorse hotels as temporary residence while their natural habitats recover.
Pecking holes in a solid wood tree trunk would give you a headache, if not serious brain damage. What special assets allow a woodpecker to do it?
Many studies find microplastics have important negative effects on animals, but others don't.
Researchers are puzzled by a fungus that is killing millions of bats.
Wildlife can smell and hear a fire coming, and have developed novel ways to evade it. But they must watch out for cunning predators rushing in for a feed.
Building connections and grassroots efforts will sustain conservation over the long term.
People tend to pay attention when things get personal, so you need to know how climate change is damaging things in your life.
Most of Kenya's biodiversity needs protecting outside protected areas in human‐dominated landscapes that are undergoing rapid change.
Knowing an animal's normal lifespan is hugely important for conservation efforts, but it's harder to find out than you'd think.
Species counts drive conservation science and policy, yet a major component of biodiversity is excluded from the data: non-native species.
An animal's poop may seem like something to avoid, but it's full of information about the creature that left it there.
Scientists have tracked endangered species for years. Now they're figuring out how to highlight animals and plants that have recovered – but what does that mean?
Protected from development, natural landscapes worldwide are emerging from the violence of war.
Researchers have tracked how viewers respond to nature documentaries – and the lasting digital impression they leave.
Feral pigs are a destructive invasive species across much of North America. In a recent study, forest patches where feral pigs were present had fewer mammal and bird species than swine-free zones.
The Trump administration is changing implementation of the Endangered Species Act in ways that conservationists say would reduce protection for some of America's most threatened wildlife.
Once hunted into corners of North America, black bears have expanded across the continent since the early 1900s. But bears that end up living near people aren't seeking close encounters.