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.
Doug Ford's government is undercutting the environment by giving business and development the upper hand.
Thousands of wildlife photographs are taken every day – they could prove very valuable for conservation.
Seeing wild animals can be the highlight of a holiday, and help pay for conservation efforts too, but we have to respect the animals.
The leaves, when boiled, can be eaten like spinach. The seeds can be roasted for a coffee substitute, and the pulp can be fermented to make beer.
As humans encroach on wildlife habitats, it's only natural that wildlife come into yards and playgrounds. Here are some tips to peacefully coexist, or to keep critters away if you don't want that.
We need a better system to care for the welfare of injured wildlife in Australia as the current one is too fragmented, contradictory and inconsistent.
The Global Assessment of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services has some sobering news.
New species are being discovered all the time, which only adds to the problem of knowing how many there are on the planet today. It also helps to know what we mean by species.
A bold new approach could protect endangered animals.
A scholar who travels regularly to the US-Mexico border finds ecological links and a community on the other side that welcomes American visitors.
Camera traps allow citizen scientists to peek into the hidden lives of Britain's mammals.
Whiskers are not just ordinary hairs. They are thicker and go deeper into the tiger's skin and send messages to its brain about what is happening in the world around it.