Many people can’t get by without the buzz from their daily coffee habit.
Camera traps and acoustic recorders are allowing researchers to take the pulse of the Amazonian forests, as human-impacts such as climate change and logging continue to rage.
Species will endure intolerable conditions long after the global average temperature stabilises.
An Africa-based conservation expert explains why trophy hunting has not delivered for wildlife in most parts of Africa, and that local communities benefit next to nothing from its continued practice
Two new studies reveal fascinating new information about why some animals are able to live so long. Let me introduce you to five animals who lived over a century, and their remarkable lives.
The common eider nests in colonies on islands of the St. Lawrence estuary. The down that the female duck takes to fill her nest has exceptional insulating properties.
A deadly neurological infection, chronic wasting disease, has been detected in deer, elk and moose in 30 states and four Canadian provinces. Human risk is low, but hunters need to take precautions.
The recent goring of a tourist who approached within 10 feet of a bison in Yellowstone National Park is a reminder that wild animals can be dangerous and people should keep safe distances.
New research showed a type of wasp which eats its own siblings.
ToxChips study the changes in the DNA of animals exposed to contaminants, like those found in oil spills.
Fire season is getting longer, and the result is transforming iconic desert ecosystems. The start to 2022 has been so dire, one governor called for a federal disaster declaration.
Instead of evicting pastoralists from their ancestral land, more effort must be made to create new opportunities for them.
More than half of all crocodile species are a high priority for conservation according to the assessment.
Parks and refuges are important for conservation, but without connections, they’re like islands. Linking them by protecting land in between makes it possible for wildlife to move over bigger areas.
Keeping landscapes connected can help protect wild animals and plants. In the US Southwest, border wall construction is closing off corridors that jaguars and other at-risk species use.
Legal hunting helps rhino conservation for biological and socio-economic reasons.
Maintaining ecological balance in savannas is essential
Floods allow aquatic animals to venture into places you wouldn’t expect, from crocs in swimming pools to bull sharks in a golf course.
Birds will shriek and dive at each other over food, territory or mates, but only a small number of species sport actual weapons. The reason: Flying matters more for their survival than fighting.
Data from camera traps around the world provide a strong case to support the designation of protected wilderness areas.