Yellow fever, malaria and Ebola all spilled over from animals to humans at the edges of tropical forests. The new coronavirus is the latest zoonosis.
Noise pollution can cause long-term stress and harm to wildlife.
The number of visitors to the restored wetlands is increasing each year, as is the wildlife.
New findings show how changes in land use have complex effects on animal and plant species.
In the 1800s, Americans hunted many wild species near or into extinction. Then in the early 1900s, the US shifted from uncontrolled consumption of wildlife to conservation. Could Asia follow suit?
Road and rail construction is booming in sub-Saharan Africa, but the pandemic has brought a welcome pause for reflection.
The COVID-19 pandemic is interrupting scientific field work across North America, leaving blank spots in important data sets and making it harder to track ecological change.
As governments race to revive economic growth, expect a bonfire of green tape.
With careful observation, you can start to recognize that one sassy squirrel or the cardinal pair who call your neighborhood home.
Are 'murder hornets' from Asia invading North America? A Japanese entomologist who's been stung by one and lived to tell the tale explains what's true about these predatory insects.
With national parks closed in many parts of North America, now is the time to rethink how we protect natural areas.
If left unregulated, the unsustainable exploitation of leopards will have severe ecological and evolutionary costs.
What drives people to garden isn't the fear of hunger so much as hunger for physical contact – and a longing to engage in work that is real.
What a hungry Red kite tells us about human-animal relationships.
A new study forecasts that thousands of miles of new road construction will cut through tiger habitat across Asia by 2050. Planning can make these projects more tiger-friendly.
Researchers are using a newly developed satellite tag to study previously unknown aspects of tiger shark reproduction. This approach could be used on other difficult-to-study shark species.
Ecological systems are at breaking point and a global economic collapse is under way. It's time to invest in risk mitigation to prevent another COVID-type disaster.
Zoonotic diseases can emerge closer to home than you realise.
Wildlife is returning to our deserted cities. But will they stay once life returns to normal?
Protected areas in Nigeria are generally hampered by limited funds and resources.