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?
Frogs are harvested as food by the millions every year. A new study shows that uncontrolled frog hunting could drive some populations to extinction by midcentury.
Pangolins are illegally traded, linked to the coronavirus pandemic and driven to extinction in some areas. That's why it's vital to reintroduce this threatened species back into the wild.
Did you read about 'dinosaur trees' saved in a secret firefighting mission over summer? Well, these mysterious trees are turning up in backyards in 27 different countries.
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.
Protected areas in Nigeria are generally hampered by limited funds and resources.
Wild animals and animal parts are bought and sold worldwide, often illegally. This multibillion-dollar industry is pushing species to extinction, fueling crime and spreading disease.
The value that bats provide to humans by pollinating crops and eating insects is far greater than harm from virus transmission – which is mainly caused by human actions.
The study showed that African grey parrots can recognise when another is in need, and will help them as a result.
Icelandic whalers have killed more than 1,700 whales since a global ban was adopted in 1986 – up to 2019, when no hunts took place. Is Iceland quietly getting out of the business?
While Hail Mary conservation efforts can pull birds back from the brink, an extinction wave still looms.
For decades nations have worked to curb international sales of endangered plants and animals. But in countries like China, with high demand and speculative investors, that strategy fuels bidding wars.
Coyotes, whose range is expanding, are now at the doorstep of South America.
New research shows that slowing deforestation is the most essential step for saving Madagascar's lemurs, and can help protect them against the longer-term threat of climate change.
An animal's poop may seem like something to avoid, but it's full of information about the creature that left it there.
Shark fisheries in Indonesia are an important economic resource in several areas. Hence, stronger regulations are needed to prevent declines in shark population.
This diminutive deer isn't the only fantastical life form discovered in Vietnam. But hunting and habitat destruction threaten many with extinction.
Scientists have tracked endangered species for years. Now they're figuring out how to highlight animals and plants that have recovered – but what does that mean?