A deadly neurological infection, chronic wasting disease, has been detected in deer, elk and moose in 30 states and four Canadian provinces. Human risk is low, but hunters need to take precautions.
Dusk is a dangerous time of day for hitting wildlife on the road, and the one-hour time change means more drivers are out while deer are at their most active and visibility is dropping.
Avoiding hitting deer on the road is as much about when you drive as where. An animal behavior expert explains why.
How bad are ticks this year? An expert explains why tick-borne diseases are on the rise.
Researchers are testing an antibody shot to protect people from Lyme disease-causing bacteria.
Debates centred on the role of recreational hunting in supporting nature conservation and local people’s livelihoods are among the most polarising in conservation today.
Researchers are developing a seasonal shot that blocks Lyme disease-causing bacteria from a tick.
A tick expert explains his work trying to understand why the abundance of the parasites vary so much from location to location and year to year.