To improve the security of park guards and other people, it is crucial to mitigate park-people conflicts and tackle armed groups.
Jan. 11 marks the birthday of conservationist Aldo Leopold (1887-1948), who called for thinking about land as a living community to protect, not a resource to exploit.
As well as my work as a sociologist, I'm also a professional snake catcher. I don’t expect people to love snakes, but I believe they should know more about them - and it's not all bad.
The curator at UC Merced describes the evacuation and shows a selection of photographs from the 110-year history of the park.
Wildlife tourism is big business – until a pandemic halts international travel.
Australia's plants help make our landscapes unique. But many are in grave danger of extinction, and in many cases, the problem is getting worse.
A year since the fires, I feel an underlying sadness and concern for the future. From my discussions with other conservationists, I know I'm not the only one to feel this way.
Ten years ago, we feared Tasmanian devils would be wiped out by a bizarre infectious facial cancer transmitted by biting. But new genetic analysis shows they are evolving to live with the disease.
The official advisor to UNESCO rated the site as being of 'significant concern', a drop from 'good with some concerns'. It's now in the second lowest category.
Canada needs a national board of advisers to hold Parks Canada's feet to the fire and shield it from political interference.
Breeding in captivity is expensive, and means the animal's gene pool will be sorely depleted. Using sperm and egg freezing and IVF techniques can reduce that.
In the Amazon, beetles and flowering trees have developed a tight bond. Hundreds of beetle species thrive off of and pollinate blossoms, helping to maintain some of the highest biodiversity on Earth.
Some scientists say attributing 'human-like' qualities to animals is misleading. Others say it's a great tool for conservation. Either way, the Netflix hit My Octopus Teacher has a positive message.
To understand the barriers endangered species face when trying to traverse their habitat, it helps to think of their environment like an electrical circuit board.
There are 85 'threatened ecological communities' listed under Australian environment law. But unrealistic criteria means they're not adequately protected.
For every kilometre of road in Europe, you're likely to find one dead hedgehog.
If all, or even most, offspring of the survivors are shy, we could be facing an introduced pest population that is incredibly difficult to remove.
Roads and traffic are causing massive mortality of wild animals worldwide and the road network is rapidly expanding. Can the wildlife death toll be stopped?
The discovery that gentoo penguins are actually four distinct species has important implications for their conservation.
The Earth is losing plants and animals at rates not seen in millions of years. Ecologists explain how protecting habitat on working lands – farms, forests and ranches – can help conserve species.