African forest elephants.
This was the first national DNA-based assessment of any free-ranging large mammal in Africa.
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Wolves killing livestock are seizing an opportunity for a meal in a landscape with little natural prey.
Wetlands created by beavers, like this one in Amherst, Massachusetts, store floodwaters and provide habitat for animals and birds.
Beavers in our landscapes have great potential to provide small-scale adaptations to climate change – if humans can figure out how to live with them.
Fencing protects New Zealand sea lions that have migrated inland from road traffic.
It’s usually good news when a once-scarce species starts to recover – unless it starts getting in humans’ way. An ecologist explains how science can help predict unwelcome encounters.
Wolf watching in Sierra de la Culebra, Spain.
A farming community in north-west Spain may hold the answer to coexistence with wild carnivores.
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Crop raiding is happening more often in the Masai Mara, in different places and at different times of the year.
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India’s last cheetah was killed 70 years ago. Should the country import a different subspecies from Namibia?
Coyotes and other wildlife are making backyards and urban communities part of their homes.
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Lethal methods and relocation aren’t effective, sustainable or humane approaches to human-wildlife conflicts.
Won’t you be my neighbor?
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For the first time in the US, a ballot measure will ask voters whether to restore wolves to a place where they’ve been eradicated. Coloradans have strong views on both sides.
Many carnivores are ambush predators. Being seen by their prey can lead to them abandoning the hunt.
Pandas have done more to raise awareness of biodiversity loss than any other species. But they may not be good at stopping it themselves.
A Hooded Vulture
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The poisoning incident in Guinea-Bissau represents a loss of around 5% of the estimated national population of Hooded Vultures, which makes up 22% of the entire global population.
Crocodiles bask in the sun while a local person reclines on the opposite bank.
In the villages of central Gujurat, humans and wildlife are forced to share the same spaces – with varying consequences.
Guanacos eke out a harsh existence in the mountains of central Chile.
As Chile’s central mountain region warms, guanacos are wandering into trouble.
As the ultimate custodians, it is urgent that African countries with elephants take
ownership of the processes at CITES.
Black bear near military housing at Eglin Air Force Base in the Florida Panhandle, May 17, 2010.
Once hunted into corners of North America, black bears have expanded across the continent since the early 1900s. But bears that end up living near people aren’t seeking close encounters.
There are about 600 Mountain gorillas left in the Virunga Volcanoes.
In Rwanda gorillas have been leaving protected areas to raid sodium rich crops.
The Serengeti-Mara ecosystem is home to the famous wildebeest migration.
Intense and extensive changes mean that the Serengeti-Mara area’s wildlife has an unsure future.
Polar bears ‘invading’ a Russian village have renewed concern over climate change in the Arctic, but human-wildlife conflicts are flaring up everywhere.
Warning sign at a Cape Cod beach.
The return of white sharks to Cape Cod, Massachusetts was a tourism success story – until a shark killed a swimmer. Can the Cape’s residents and visitors learn to share the ocean with these apex predators?