Urban coyotes prey on rodents and spread plant seeds. It’s OK to observe them from a distance, but then you should chase them off.
The recent goring of a tourist who approached within 10 feet of a bison in Yellowstone National Park is a reminder that wild animals can be dangerous and people should keep safe distances.
This was the first national DNA-based assessment of any free-ranging large mammal in Africa.
Wolves killing livestock are seizing an opportunity for a meal in a landscape with little natural prey.
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.
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.
A farming community in north-west Spain may hold the answer to coexistence with wild carnivores.
Outdoor recreation is booming across the US, but research shows that the presence of humans – or the trails they hike and ski on – can have harmful effects on wildlife at less-than-close range.
Crop raiding is happening more often in the Masai Mara, in different places and at different times of the year.
India’s last cheetah was killed 70 years ago. Should the country import a different subspecies from Namibia?
Lethal methods and relocation aren’t effective, sustainable or humane approaches to human-wildlife conflicts.
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.
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.
In the villages of central Gujurat, humans and wildlife are forced to share the same spaces – with varying consequences.
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.
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.
In Rwanda gorillas have been leaving protected areas to raid sodium rich crops.