The US Supreme Court opens its 2022-2023 term with a case that could greatly reduce federal protection for wetlands. Here is what makes these ecosystems valuable.
The findings underscore the urgent need to both reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and help animals find cool places to shelter.
Narwhals, hummingbirds and the Asian sheepshead wrasse have opened scientists’ eyes to the complexity of nature.
The role of beavers in safeguarding against our heating climate has become an interesting point of discussion. But just how important remains subject to debate.
A new study took a closer look at breeding pairs of these seabirds to find out why their bonds aren’t standing the test of time.
Billions of face masks and other personal protective equipment have been used throughout the pandemic. Containing plastic, these items are damaging wildlife and their environments.
The paltry spending means many species severely impacted by the megafires were left in desperate trouble, potentially pushing some closer to extinction.
Bans on importing hunting trophies risk harming, not helping, endangered species.
Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis could escalate into a complex disaster emergency with dire environmental consequences.
Urban coyotes prey on rodents and spread plant seeds. It’s OK to observe them from a distance, but then you should chase them off.
You can tell how close penguins are to each other by how similar their voices are.
Double-lane freeways can act as lethal walls to wildlife. We found underpasses work well to give animals safe crossing.
Infectious diseases originating in wild animals are high and may be increasing. This is a sign that ecosystem degradation is undermining the planet’s capacity to sustain human wellbeing.
Just over 100 years ago, Maasai in Kenya were moved into reserves, where they could be more easily taxed and controlled, to make way for white settlement.
Many wildlife species face an uncertain future due to recurring, severe drought.
If you’re hot, so are your four-legged neighbours.
Flame retardants are added to consumer products — and end up in the environment and harming aquatic wildlife.
Caracals that hunt closer to urban areas where human population density is higher, have higher levels of chemicals in their systems.
Heatwaves can leave you in a sticky situation.
Many people can’t get by without the buzz from their daily coffee habit.