China has rich natural resources and is seeking to play a leadership role in global conservation, but its economic goals often take priority over protecting lands and wildlife.
Seeing an animal in distress after disaster makes us want to help. But feeding them doesn’t always make the situation better.
Conservation that places less emphasis on who may or may not use a piece of land could result in better outcomes for people and wildlife.
Ethiopia’s civet producers could benefit greatly if the industry were properly regulated and commercialised.
The report results could help explain honeybee colony deaths.
Changing habitat ranges, competition for food and water, and biological effects of climate change all pose threats to wildlife.
Standard marine protected areas with fixed boundaries can’t effectively shelter these ocean nomads.
A first of its kind study shows greylag geese are stressed by fireworks.
Friendships between these two very different primates likely outlasted your promise to be best buds forever with your school classmates.
Emperor penguins survive in a ‘Goldilocks zone’ between too much sea ice and too little. Climate change is having an impact.
Africa’s designated protected areas don’t handle shocks well - South Africa’s wildlife ranches offer lessons in resilience.
Journals, museum collections and other historical sources can provide valuable data for modern ecological studies. But just because a source is old doesn’t make it useful.
Wildfires are remaking western US forests. Decisions about managing forests that have burned should factor in how fires change animal behavior and interactions between predators and prey.
We take it for granted that we can compare multiple memories when faced with a tough choice. But not every animal’s mind works that way.
Friendships are formed all across the animal kingdom and the ways in which they resemble human ones may surprise you.
Predators are often confused by large groups of prey animals. But not the Swainson’s hawk.
A team of scientists used unique tracking data to study how streaked shearwaters fly into typhoons strong enough to destroy houses.
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.