By unlocking the full potential of rhino ovaries, we hope to produce enough eggs to revive the northern white rhino in the wild.
Conservation or copper? A proposed mine in northern Minnesota pits industrial jobs against a thriving outdoor economy.
Reptiles are consistently overlooked by regulators of the trade in wildlife, but many face extinction in the wild.
Can a plan that brings together government and private landowners create enough habitat for monarch butterflies?
Wildlife populations have plummeted by 68% since 1970. But we have a plan to turn things around.
Without adequate information, we can’t prioritise efforts and funding to best protect our primate relatives.
A new plan targets areas around the world that can store carbon and protect large numbers of species. It calls for preserving these lands, working with Indigenous peoples and connecting wild areas.
Three recent studies shed new light, as understanding how the behaviour of Australia's wildlife changes at night can help scientists better protect them.
With targeted conservation action, we might just save many of these species before it's too late.
US ideas about conservation center on walling off land from use. That approach often means expelling Indigenous and other poor people who may be its most effective caretakers.
Entomologists worried about invasive pests have thousands of curious community scientists posting their findings online — and identifying new species.
Conservation and development scheme REDD+ has manifested as a series of models, which increases its perceived success and enables it to continue despite not delivering on its wide-reaching promises.
The moment a chick hatches from its egg, maggots burrow into its skin to drink its blood, usually killing it. But scientists have found a way to stop the blood-sucking parasites.
Between 1986 and 2016, Kenya lost about 21 of its seagrasses.
With a dramatic drop in bookings, volunteer tourism projects in developing countries have been hit hard, affecting local economies which depend heavily on volunteer spending and help.
From an effigy hanging from a noose to an angry opponent wielding scissors, those who've sought to protect the precious Australian Alps have always been up against it.
Birdwatchers have long known that to conserve nature, we need not only the intellectual expertise of science but also an emotional affinity with the living things around us.
Western science often focuses on specific parts of complex ecosystems, but Indigenous knowledge systems consider all parts as interconnected and inseparable. This achieves better conservation results.
Pandas have done more to raise awareness of biodiversity loss than any other species. But they may not be good at stopping it themselves.
As mountain goats face pressures from climate change and human disturbance, analyzing their genome provides useful information on their ecology and evolution.