At one time, perhaps as many as 2 million gray wolves roamed the North American continent. But now those numbers are down to a few thousand.
New research studies the factors that determine whether large carnivore reintroductions will be a success.
When it comes to cleaning up land contaminated by toxic waste, we can follow nature’s example before humans populated the earth.
Drones can be used to collect gas samples from active volcanoes, where it is too dangerous for researchers. This data can be then used to predict the frequency and severity of eruptions.
Extreme downpours brought deadly flooding to the Appalachian region, just a few weeks after the destructive Yellowstone River flood.
The area’s iconic national parks are home to grizzlies, elk and mountain snowfall that feeds some of the country’s most important rivers. A new report show the changes underway as temperatures rise.
It’s hard to preserve national parks “unimpaired,” as US law directs, when they’re overrun with tourists who stray off paths, strew trash and harass wildlife. A parks scholar calls for crowd control.
Huge fires roared through Yellowstone National Park in the summer of 1988, scorching one-third of the park. Since then the park has been a valuable lab for studying how forests recover from fires.
The notion of using dingoes to protect Australia’s wildlife is based on wolves in the US, but research cast doubts on the link.
The vast majority of the bacteria that surround us are not free-floating but prefer to band together in cooperative communities called biofilms. How do biofilms form and cooperate?
Kudu and buffalo altered their activity when lions and spotted hyena were reintroduced into the areas where these species lived.
The last eruption from Yellowstone National Park, over two million years ago, appears to have been two smaller eruptions…